Bassisterhood - Companion Mixtape

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Straight-ahead to experimental, electric or acoustic, funky or bluesy, instrumental or with vocals, these female bass players cover the whole low-end gamut with their fascinating projects.

This mixtape is a fun-filled companion to the two parts of our show "Bassisterhood" (click here for Part 1 and Part 2).

Happy listening!


  • Esperanza Spalding "Radio Song" Radio Music Society (Heads Up) 0:00
  • Manou Gallo "Lève-Toi Et Move" Afro Groove Queen (Contre-Jour) 6:26
  • Bootsy Collins with Manou Gallo & Alissia Benveniste "Bass-Rigged-System" World Wide Funk (Mascot) 9:38
  • Ida Nielsen "Bassinyourface" Turn It Up (Self-released) 13:55
  • Tal Wilkenfeld "The River of Life" Transformation (Self-released) 15:16
  • Brandi Disterheft Trio with George Coleman "Pendulum at Falcon's Lair" Surboard (Justin Time) 22:57
  • Kaisa Mäensivu Trio "Season's Best" [Unreleased] 26:32
  • Jeong Lim Yang "Cherry" Déjà vu (Fresh Sound/New Talent) 30:16
  • Silvia Bolognesi Open Combo "BS. 4 II B.S." What Was I Saying? (33 Jazz) 37:06
  • Rosa Brunello Y Los Fermentos "Stand Up" Volverse (C.A.M.) 46:06
  • Helen Svoboda "Growing (Out of Nothing)" Vegetable Bass (Self-released) 50:36
  • Orelle "Natura Morta" Argo (Black Candy) 52:22
  • Noriko Ueda "Blue Sunset" Debut (Terashima) 55:51
  • Kristin Korb "What's Your Story Morning Glory" What's Your Story (Doublek) 1:00:56
  • Shayna Dulberger "The Heart and the Lungs" Ache & Flutter (Self-released) 1:00:53
  • Federica Michisanti Horn Trio "Weiss" Jeux de couleurs (Parco della Musica) 1:08:09
  • Valentina Ciardelli "Echidna's Arf (of You)" Music from the Sphinx (Da Vinci) 1:15:08
  • Nina de Heney, Lisa Ullen "To Monks" Carve (LJ) 1:19:21
Photo credit: Andrea Palmucci.

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