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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (October 2012)

So much bass greatness, but we think you can handle it all at once.

Here are the 10 most watched great bass videos from October, 2012 on No Treble. Enjoy!

Victor Wooten: “Secret” Harmonic Technique

1. Victor Wooten: “Secret” Harmonic Technique

As part of our three part interview with Victor Wooten, we’ve shared several exclusive videos for the series. So many, we’re afraid some might get lost in the mix. And so, we decided to pull one out to share today. Here, Victor shares his technique for the solo on “Sword and Stone”…

Christian Harger: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” Solo Bass Arrangement

2. Christian Harger: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” Solo Bass Arrangement

Christian Harger sent us this video recently of his all-bass take on “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, saying “if you think it’s up to snuff”, that he’d love some more views. We love it. Very up to snuff!

Simon Fitzpatrick: “No Woman, No Cry” Solo Bass Performance

3. Simon Fitzpatrick: “No Woman, No Cry” Solo Bass Performance

Simon Fitzpatrick is a favorite around here, thanks in large part to his awesome solo bass arrangements (plus, he’s a super cool guy). Here’s Simon performing Bob Marley’s classic “No Woman, No Cry” on a 6-string GB spitfire with Boomerang 3 looper pedal. Sweet.

Anthony Crawford: What

4. Anthony Crawford: What

Check out this awesome solo bass performance by Anthony Crawford. Recorded while on tour with Allan Holdsworth and Virgil Donati in Opole, Poland, Crawford takes the crowd for a ride with his tune “What” from his album Urban Jazz.

MonoNeon: Sonic the Hedgehog “Green Hill Zone” Theme

5. MonoNeon: Sonic the Hedgehog “Green Hill Zone” Theme

Video game music has always held a special place in my heart. Looking back I realize that a lot of the themes from the games of my youth had really sweet bass lines, and I think MonoNeon realized that, too. Check out his play-along of the theme to the Green Hill Zone…

Andres Rotmistrovsky: Solo Bass Arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend In Me”

6. Andres Rotmistrovsky: Solo Bass Arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend In Me”

Andres Rotmistrovsky has a way with arranging songs for solo bass. Here’s his version of Randy Newman’s “You’ve Got a Friend In Me.”

Evan Brewer: Untitled (with some pretty wicked tapping)

7. Evan Brewer: Untitled (with some pretty wicked tapping)

Evan Brewer just put out a new video of a song he’s working on for his next solo release. Brewer utilizes a 5-string bass tuned EADGC and plays some some pretty wicked tapping on the untitled track…

Derrick Murdock / David “Fingers” Haynes Jam

8. Derrick Murdock / David “Fingers” Haynes Jam

Bassist Derrick “Dock” Murdock shared this video with us, after seeing our recent videos with Victor Wooten and Nathan East, each performing with David “Fingers” Haynes. Dock recorded this video with Haynes, along with Matthew Pittman on keys…

Maurizio Mariani: Solo Bass Arrangement of Elliott Smith’s “Everything Means Nothing To Me”

9. Maurizio Mariani: Solo Bass Arrangement of Elliott Smith’s “Everything Means Nothing To Me”

“Everything Means Nothing to Me” is one of the most haunting and equally infectious tracks from the late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith’s album Figure 8. It’s one of those songs that just sticks with you for a while after you hear it, due in part to a repeated theme. Check out this solo bass version…

Eric Krasno & Chapter 2: Get Back

10. Eric Krasno & Chapter 2: Get Back

Check out this awesome version of the Beatles’ “Get Back” performed by Eric Krasno & Chapter 2 during their gig at The Iridium. Bassist Chris Loftlin is having so much fun, you can’t help but smile at his bubbling groove and funky moves…