Double Bass Day and Competition
The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music presents it’s second Double Bass Day and Competition, bringing together performers, teachers, students, luthiers and exhibitors from all over Australia. Hosted in the acclaimed Melba Hall, the day will feature recitals, masterclasses, jazz clinics, lecture demonstrations, and a special program for young bassists. The day will also feature American double bassist Rufus Reid (pictured), who will be performing and running a masterclass.
Attendance for the day as well as entrance to the competition are free and open to any double bassists and their families.
Image: Rufus Reid, photographed by Jimmy Katz
American Rufus Reid is of today’s premiere bassists on the international jazz scene, with his reputation firmly established in the education arena.