Young Bassist Featured in Local Paper

September 25, 2013

Helena Colins-Gavitt, 2013 RDYB Conference attendee is honored in her local paper! Congratulations to this young bass ambassador! Full Article Available here!

Daniel Chmielinski – TV appearance

July 19, 2013

Notable conference alumni, current Julliard undergraduate, Daniel Chmielinski made a television appearance this morning with his jazz combo. Dan is one of the first (and possibly only so far) students to have attended the conference for 16 years! Now with a successful career in New York, Dan is a very important part of the RDYB Bass family. Congratulations Dan!

Richard Davis 2014 NEA Jazz Master

June 1, 2013

Professor Richard Davis is publicly announced as an NEA Jazz Master for lifetime achievement, the highest honor given by the United States for recognition of outstanding lifetime contributions to the advancement of Jazz Arts. See Full NEA Feature Profile Here . Congratulations, Richard! JazzMastersPosterRev

Young Bassists Recognized by Local Paper

April 3, 2013

wheatonbassists daily heraldYoung Bassists are recognized by their local paper! These young bassists have all been very involved with the conference. Their parents have all been actively involved in the Bass Conference as well. Congratulations to these young bass ambassadors from the northern Illinois area! Read the full article here…