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Weekly Roundup: RIP Glenn Cornick, Trujillo with Rodrigo y Gabriela, Rare Jaco, Rithimic Review, New Gear and More

If it’s Sunday, it means it is time for the weekly roundup featuring the top 10 most read stories and most watched videos of the week.

Sadly, this week we said goodbye to another bassist, Jethro Tull’s Glenn Cornick.

We also got a look at some rare Jaco footage, Robert Trujillo performing with Rodrigo y Gabriela and some other great videos.

And this top 10 list comes with a bonus top 10 list of bass gear in August.

That plus more make up the top 10 for the week of August 31 – September 6, 2014 on No Treble. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing.

Rodrigo y Gabriela with Robert Trujillo: Metallica Medley

1. Rodrigo y Gabriela with Robert Trujillo: Metallica Medley

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo recently sat in with Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela to create a memorable encore at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado. After some solo riffing, Trujillo kicks into the bridge of “Orion” to begin a four-song medley from the legendary metal band’s repertoire…

You Bred Raptors?: Yukon

2. You Bred Raptors?: Yukon

Named after a quote from Jurassic Park, You Bred Raptors? is a trio that does things differently. Musically it features cello, drums and a knockout 8-string bass played by Peat Rains. The band stands out even further by performing with an array of bizarres masks on…

Achieving Rock Solid Time on Bass

3. Achieving Rock Solid Time on Bass

In this week’s “Ask” column, Damian Erskine answers a reader’s questions on the topic of time. Readers weigh in with their advice too…

Jaco Pastorius: Rare Live Footage with Brian Melvin (1986)

4. Jaco Pastorius: Rare Live Footage with Brian Melvin (1986)

While I knew Jaco Pastorius spent time in California with Brian Melvin, where they recorded some albums around 1986, I had no idea Melvin released a documentary about his time with Jaco until today. This clip comes from “Brian Melvin’s Reflections: On Music & Friendship with Jaco Pastorius”…

In Memoriam: Glenn Cornick

5. In Memoriam: Glenn Cornick

Glenn Cornick, the original bassist for Jethro Tull, passed away on August 29th, reportedly of congestive heart failure. He was 67. Cornick appeared on Jethro Tull’s first three albums, This Was (1968), Stand Up (1969) and Benefit (1970)…

BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

6. BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

Taking a step towards simplicity, BOSS has announced a new entry-level looping pedal called the RC-1 Loop Station. The RC-1 strips away all the extra functions the series is known for and is designed solely for recording loops…

Gear Review: Cort Jeff Berlin Signature RITHIMIC Bass

7. Gear Review: Cort Jeff Berlin Signature RITHIMIC Bass

In this new review, Burke Daugherty calls Cort’s Jeff Berlin Signature “RITHIMIC” bass “a great playing bass with a great feeling neck, nice sounding pickups and easy on the body of the musician playing it. No frills and affordable.” Check out his review…

Bass of the Week: Epiphone Allen Woody Rumblekat

8. Bass of the Week: Epiphone Allen Woody Rumblekat

Allen Woody wasn’t just a phenomenal bass player, he was an avid collector of vintage basses. The bassist – who laid down the low end for The Allman Brothers and Gov’t Mule – worked with Epiphone on what would become a signature bass called the Rumblekat…

Bryan Beller: The Aristocrats “Living the Dream” Bass Playthrough

9. Bryan Beller: The Aristocrats “Living the Dream” Bass Playthrough

Gallien Krueger has released the latest in their artist series of videos, and this one is a doozie. Aristocrats bassist and all around bass monster Bryan Beller plays through the song “Living the Dream” from the trio’s latest album, Culture Clash

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in August 2014

10. Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in August 2014

Time for another bass gear roundup, featuring the gear news most popular with No Treble readers in the month of August, 2014. As always, we’re required to issue this warning: this list may cause GAS…