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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (February 2013)

February may be the shortest month, but there was no shortage of great bass videos! Not only that, but look at this list – the diversity is pretty amazing.

Here are the top 10 most watched videos on No Treble for February, 2013.

Marta Altesa: “Time Won’t Wait” Jamiroquai Play-Along

1. Marta Altesa: “Time Won’t Wait” Jamiroquai Play-Along

Holy smokes. How have we missed Marta Altesa all this time? Once again, our friend Sylvain Gros-Desormeaux sent us a gem of a video, saying, “This cover is very good. Killing tone, perfect timing, I love the smile on [Marta’s] face…” Marta is playing along to Jamiroquai’s “Time Won’t Wait” on her MusicMan StingRay 5….

Jaco Pastorius Band: Dolphin Dance

2. Jaco Pastorius Band: Dolphin Dance

Thank goodness for the web and for Charles Hoernemann, who shared today’s video with us. Charles said, “The genius of Jaco Pastorius. A very rare footage of a concert around 1985 on Belgian TV. Jaco’s solo starts at 7:10. Enjoy!” Enjoy indeed.

Alex Bershadsky and Dennis Chambers: Freedom Jazz Dance

3. Alex Bershadsky and Dennis Chambers: Freedom Jazz Dance

Alex Bershadsky is working on a new album and sent us this track as a sneak peek of what’s to come. The bassist teamed up with drummer extraordinaire Dennis Chambers to make a duet of the famous Eddie Harris tune “Freedom Jazz Dance.” Tight!

Vulfpeck: Outro

4. Vulfpeck: Outro

They’re back. One of my favorite bands over the last year, Vulfpeck, has a fresh set of tunes out and a new EP they “snuck in last week”, according to Jack Stratton. Bassist Joe Dart is a monster, and Vulpeck has more than their fair share of monsters on every instrument…

Primus: Too Many Puppies, Live

5. Primus: Too Many Puppies, Live

Can you ever get enough Primus? I think not. Here’s a clip of Les Claypool and the boys playing “Too Many Puppies” from their 1990 debut Fizzle Fry.

Nick Schendzielos: Mullet Clown Bass Gun Control

6. Nick Schendzielos: Mullet Clown Bass Gun Control

If you’re familiar with Nick Schendzielos, you may know that the following video is full of insane bass playing and quirky antics. This one is no exception. After a heartfelt (albeit completely fictionalized) tale of clown abuse, Schendzielos breaks into a strumming groove topped with an ear-catching, circus-inspired, overdriven melody…

Lőrincz Viktor: Vikofunk

7. Lőrincz Viktor: Vikofunk

It has been almost two years since we featured bassist Lőrincz Viktor and his Boomerang Competition Bass Solo video (which knocked everyone out). Lőrincz is back with a new video and tune called “Vikofunk”, recorded on his Modulus FB5. Lőrincz is having fun and showing off his incredible technique once again.

Sean Martinez: “Shards of Scorched Flesh” Rings of Saturn Bass Play-Along

8. Sean Martinez: “Shards of Scorched Flesh” Rings of Saturn Bass Play-Along

Extreme death metal bassist Sean Martinez does a play-through of the song “Shards of Scorched Flesh” by his band Rings of Saturn. Hold on to your hats. Things are going to get heavy.

Jake Bolton: “Chameleon” All-Bass Loop Cover (Featured Reader Video Week)

9. Jake Bolton: “Chameleon” All-Bass Loop Cover (Featured Reader Video Week)

Bassist Jake Bolton responded to our call for videos with his all-bass cover of Herbie Hancock’s tune, “Chameleon”. Turns out, this is the first video Jake has shared. He says tab is available on request…

Adam Ben Ezra: “Flamenco” Solo Bass

10. Adam Ben Ezra: “Flamenco” Solo Bass

Holy smokes, Adam Ben Ezra keeps delivering the good stuff. He he is performing his latest composition, “Flamenco”.

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