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All About that Bates Update!!!
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It seems fitting to reference All About That Bass as I just returned from the International Society of Bassists Bi-Annual convention in Ft. Collins, CO. Talk about BASS LOVE! It was a total blast to see, hear, play and hang with … Read More

May the Bates Update be with you, always.
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Greetings! Happy Spring! Rebirth and renewal abound! Everything is so exciting don’t you think?!??! Well, it’s been a helluva month. Thanks to Jason Squinobal I had a great weekend at the U of Mn Morris Jazz Festival with Chicagoans Scott … Read More

Bates Update – April 2015
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Just the details please! As I said last month there’s a lot going on. It continues into spring and I will spare you the gory details of life, liberty and the pursuit of balance. Saturday April 4th: Steve Kenny Quartet … Read More

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