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

Here are the 10 most watched and most epic bass videos from December, 2012 on No Treble. Enjoy!

Robert Trujillo, Steve Bailey and P-Nut Bass Jam

1. Robert Trujillo, Steve Bailey and P-Nut Bass Jam

Here’s a sweet jam from Warwick’s Fuss on the Buss 2012 DVD. Robert Trujillo and Steve Bailey set an interesting groove between Trujillo’s gnarly distorted bass and Bailey’s bell-like tone and lyricism on top. 311’s Aaron “P-Nut” Willis jumps in around the 3-minute mark to add some slap to fill the jam out…

Viktor Lőrincz: Delayed Bass Solo

2. Viktor Lőrincz: Delayed Bass Solo

Here’s an awesome clip Viktor Lőrincz sent us where he has some fun with a delay. With a tempo of 178 BPM and a delay of 253 ms, he makes it sound like he’s playing twice as fast as he really is…

No-Metric’s SOS: Blistering Slap Bass, Tight Band, Killer Solos

3. No-Metric’s SOS: Blistering Slap Bass, Tight Band, Killer Solos

Bassist Fernando Molinari sent in this great video of his band No-Metric playing their tune “SOS.” Molinari kicks things off with a blistering slap riff to get the band in the groove. He also takes a beautiful solo after things cool off around the 3:30 mark…

Viaceslav Svedov: RHCP Bass Medley

4. Viaceslav Svedov: RHCP Bass Medley

There’s no denying Flea’s influence on bassist Viaceslav Svedov. Here’s Viaceslav showing some love and playing through a number of Chili Pepper tunes. As always, this video comes with some great bass faces…

Evan Marien: “Lights” Cover Tune for Solo Loop Bass

5. Evan Marien: “Lights” Cover Tune for Solo Loop Bass

Evan Marien brings the bass goodness once again with this soulful bass cover of Ellie Goulding’s “Lights”…

Aaron Gibson: “Gloria”, A Christmas Song

6. Aaron Gibson: “Gloria”, A Christmas Song

Here’s one of our favorite solo bassists, Aaron Gibson, performing his Christmas tune, “Gloria”. Aaron’s music is something special. And his videos always make them even more amazing. Aaron said he shot the video on an iPhone, and then animated it on his iPad and Mac. Wow…

Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear: “Cut Me Some Slack” – Live

7. Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear: “Cut Me Some Slack” – Live

We reported in mid-December that Paul McCartney would be joining the surviving members of Nirvana for 121212: The Concert for Sandy Relief. It happened, and it was set up nicely by McCartney, who shared a little about his first jam session with the guys. Here’s their performance…

Spyro Gyra with Scott Ambush: “Deep End” Live

8. Spyro Gyra with Scott Ambush: “Deep End” Live

Scott Ambush wows on this Spyro Gyra performance of “Deep End,” taken from the 2003 North Sea Jazz Festival. His whole solo is killer, but the note at 3:53 really just makes it for Kevin, who shared this video…

Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: “Change The World” Voice & Bass Duet

9. Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: “Change The World” Voice & Bass Duet

Andres Rotmistrovsky has shared one of his latest videos with us, where he teamed up with vocalist Angela Watson and performed this nifty arrangement of “Change The World”. (The tune, of course, is a cover of the one by Eric Clapton and Babyface). Andres’ bass is the perfect accompaniment to Angela’s vocals…

Rolli’s Tones Big Band: Every Breath You Take

10. Rolli’s Tones Big Band: Every Breath You Take

Bassist Maurizio Rolli shared this video with us, featuring a 2009 performance of his Rolli’s Tones big band. The group, which includes drummer Peter Erskine and saxophonist Bob Mintzer performed their unique arrangement of The Police’s “Every Breath You Take”, including a sweet solo by Maurizio…