Bass Lessons .com - the bass resource. Scholarship Awarded

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Posted by Robby Garner ( on March 11, 2002 at 21:04:22:

The first Scholarship was awarded to Tyree Lindsey and Ben Drake, both from the jazz department at the University of Texas at Arlington. Each player received $100.

The scholarship is presented to a bass player attending college who is also planning to perform professionally. The award was split between these two fine bassists, both of whom perform in UTA's 2 jazz ensembles.

The scholarship is funded by Jewel Publications, publisher of "Essential Music Theory For Electric Bass", and also sponsor of a network of bass sites that include,,, and It is also presented in memory of Curtis Winter.

To apply for the next award to be given away in Fall 2002, send a 3-song tape or cd no longer than 5 minutes in length, along with academic plans and professional goals to:

Jewel Publications
P.O. Box 38641
Dallas, Texas 75238

Congratulations to Tyree and Ben!

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