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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (February 2016)

Clear your calendar for the afternoon… because it is time for the top 10 videos of the month, based on No Treble reader views.

Enjoy!

VoBa Sound Experience: Dazed and Confused

1. VoBa Sound Experience: Dazed and Confused

We’re seeing some seriously great bass and vocal duet videos lately. This one was sent in by bassist Roberto Pace, who performs with vocalist Chiara D’Emilio in their duo, VoBa Sound Experience. Here’s their interesting arrangement of Led Zeppelin’s “Dazed and Confused”…

James Taylor with Leland Sklar: Your Smiling Face, Live 1988

2. James Taylor with Leland Sklar: Your Smiling Face, Live 1988

I was going through my records this weekend and realized just how many of them feature the tasteful bass lines of Leland Sklar. Of course, that sent me into a Sklar phase on YouTube, which led me to this great version of James Taylor’s “Your Smiling Face” from 1988…

Federico Malaman: I Love You, Giant

3. Federico Malaman: I Love You, Giant

Federico Malaman sent me this video to share. “This is a song of mine, dedicated to the great Jaco Pastorius!” he said. “I composed it after watching the Jaco film. Hope you like it.” We loved it. We think you will too…

Brian Wroten: “We’ll Have A Good Thing Going On” Playalong and Transcription

4. Brian Wroten: “We’ll Have A Good Thing Going On” Playalong and Transcription

Earlier today, we reshared Jack Stratton’s visualization video showcasing the genius of James Jamerson on Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her”. No Treble reader Brian Wroten shared this video with us in response – with his playalong on David Ruffin’s “We’ll Have A Good Thing Going On”. The video includes the notation…

Davie504: Google Translate Meets Bass

5. Davie504: Google Translate Meets Bass

Davie504 always scores major points for creativity, but this one might take the prize. In this video, Davie built a beat box track using Google Translate, and then laid down some funky bass…

McSim 3 Live: Linley Marthe Bass Solo

6. McSim 3 Live: Linley Marthe Bass Solo

Maxime Lenssens shared this video with just a simple note: “Mind blowing solo with ‘McSim 3’.” The mind blowing solo is by bassist Linley Marthe, who is joined by Jozef Dumoulin on keys and Lenssens on drums in this November, 2015 performance in Brussels…

Rich Brown: _our Hero

7. Rich Brown: _our Hero

Rich Brown sent me his latest video, with his performance of “_our Hero”. Rich gets such a sweet, synth-like tone on this one…

Matt La Maida: “Ziggy Stardust” Solo Bass Arrangement

8. Matt La Maida: “Ziggy Stardust” Solo Bass Arrangement

Matt La Maida just shared this on the videos forum, and I was impressed. This is Matt’s tribute to David Bowie, with the bassist taking Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust” and making it a terrific solo bass arrangement…

Peekaboom: Blackbird

9. Peekaboom: Blackbird

Simone Masina shared his latest with us, with his duo with vocalist Angelica Lubian, known as Peekaboom. “We have a brand new video made in a beautiful studio in Rome with a double bass solo in the middle,” Simone shared. “The ‘Blackbird’ version by Petro Klampanis that you shared the past year inspired us…”

Alberto Rigoni and Remco Hendrix: FutureFunk

10. Alberto Rigoni and Remco Hendrix: FutureFunk

Bassist Alberto Rigoni is gearing up a new album called Bassorama for an April release, and to hype it up he’s published this video of the track “FutureFunk” featuring Remco Hendrix. The duo blends their own styles and don some creepy masks to really get into it. Bassorama will be released April 15th.