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Petros Klampanis: Blue Cave

Here’s another great example of how versatile the double bass is as an instrument. Greek bassist Petros Klampanis paints a vivid picture with his bass on “Blue Cave,” a song inspired by an area on his home island of Zakynthos.

Utilizing looping and effects, Klampanis builds a haunting and beautiful backdrop to build a melody and solo over. You can almost see the waves crashing against the rocks and birds flying overhead.

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MikeyOnBass

MikeyOnBass

Very dark; but beautiful all the same.

Doc.Hoc.

Doc.Hoc.

The slide at the beginning sound like the noises whales make , incredible .

Pablo Von Helsing (@ReasonAboveAll)

I went to Zakynthos for my honeymoon. Wonderful place.

Henrique Oliveira

Henrique Oliveira

Damn these Greeks! Even the crisis can’t stop them! Every time there’s a Greek musician in the video section, you know it’s bound to be good. Love from Portugal!