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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (June 2014)

We often receive feedback on our video selections from readers (which we love, btw). Sometimes though, people tell us we need to be more diverse in our selections.

I often refer back to our monthly top 10 video lists, because they seem to indicate plenty of diversity. This one does for sure.

We hope you’ll enjoy them all…

Simon Fitzpatrick: “Let It Go” Solo Bass Performance

1. Simon Fitzpatrick: “Let It Go” Solo Bass Performance

If you have young kids, you may have heard this song many more times than you’d like. But we think you’ll appreciate this arrangement by Simon Fitzpatrick…

Federico Malaman: Solo Bass Arrangement of Sting’s “Seven Days”

2. Federico Malaman: Solo Bass Arrangement of Sting’s “Seven Days”

Federico Malaman sent in this video of his solo bass version of Sting’s “Seven Days.” After playing a tasty arrangement of the melody, he lets loose with some soulful soloing…

Panagiotis Andreou, Tammy Scheffer & Ronen Itzik: Morning Bound

3. Panagiotis Andreou, Tammy Scheffer & Ronen Itzik: Morning Bound

Morning Bound is a fantastic new trio anchored by bassist Panagiotis Andreou. Check out the title track from their upcoming EP…

The Beatles: “Don’t Let Me Down” Rooftop Performance

4. The Beatles: “Don’t Let Me Down” Rooftop Performance

We celebrated Paul McCartney’s 72nd birthday last month with some old school Beatles and their final live performance on the rooftop of the Apple building…

Trip Wamsley: Redneck Monolith

5. Trip Wamsley: Redneck Monolith

This song is about as crazy as you might expect from its title. Trip Wamsley dishes up some ear-bending music in this solo bass piece called “Redneck Monolith”…

Lee Ritenour with Anthony Jackson: P.A.L.S.

6. Lee Ritenour with Anthony Jackson: P.A.L.S.

We also celebrated Anthony Jackson’s birthday in June. With a catalog as large as his, it was hard to pick a video to share. But this one is just so remarkable…

Snow Owl: Buñuelitos

7. Snow Owl: Buñuelitos

Damian Erskine clued me into a smoking new bassist and I was hooked. Snow Owl, aka Juan Garcia-Herreros, has such stunning rhythmic and melodic capabilities that he makes the most complex lines seem simple…

Leo Nocentelli’s Meters Experience, Featuring Bill Dickens: Live in New Orleans

8. Leo Nocentelli’s Meters Experience, Featuring Bill Dickens: Live in New Orleans

June was a great month for bassist’s birthdays, including Bill Dickens. Here’s a great clip of Dickens laying it down with guitarist Leo Nocentelli’s Meters Experience…

David Pastorius: Tech N9ne “This Ring” Bass Remix

9. David Pastorius: Tech N9ne “This Ring” Bass Remix

David Pastorius has been knocking everyone out with his bass remixes of Tech N9ne’s tunes. David is back with a new video featuring his amazing bass work on “This Ring”…

Jaco Pastorius and Bireli Lagrene: Teen Town Jam

10. Jaco Pastorius and Bireli Lagrene: Teen Town Jam

If you’ve listened to Live in Italy, with Jaco Pastorius and Bireli Lagrene, you’ve heard one killer version of Jaco’s “Teen Town”. Now you can see a video of them performing it…

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