Bass Player (magazine)

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Bass Player
Frequency Monthly
Year founded 1988
Company NewBay Media
Country USA
Based in San Bruno, California
Language English
Website Official website

Bass Player is a magazine for bassists. Each issue offers a variety of artist interviews, lessons, equipment reviews, and a complete transcribed bass line from a popular song. The magazine was founded in 1988[1] as a spinoff of Guitar Player magazine, with Jim Roberts as its first editor. It began as a regular edition magazine in 1990. [2] The headquarters of the magazine is in San Bruno, California.[1]

Currently published by New Bay Media,[1] Bass Player holds an annual event for bassists, Bass Player LIVE!. From 2004 until 2007 Bass Player LIVE! was held in New York City; beginning in 2008 it was held in Hollywood, California.


  1. ^ a b c "Bass Player 2014 Media Kit" (PDF). NewBay Media. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Article". Bass Player. Miller Freeman Publications. 1 (1): 4.