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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (March 2017)

Time for your monthly roundup of the best in bass videos – AKA the top 10 most watched videos on No Treble.

Here the 10 most popular videos we featured in March. Thanks for watching, commenting and sharing.

Marcus Miller: How To Improvise a Solo

1. Marcus Miller: How To Improvise a Solo

After getting the ability to groove under their fingers, many bassists struggle to learn how to take a solo. Luckily one of the greatest bassists ever is here to give you some tips. Marcus Miller sat down to make this video lesson for the Montreux Jazz Academy…

Nine Inch Nails, featuring Pino Palladino: Sanctified

2. Nine Inch Nails, featuring Pino Palladino: Sanctified

One thing that never ceases to amaze me is Pino Palladino’s insane versatility. He’s played with The Who, John Mayer, D’Angelo, Paul Simon, Oleta Adams and more. Here’s a great clip of the bassist bringing his slick fretless chops to Nine Inch Nails on the song “Sanctified.” It’s the perfect groove for the industrial-tinged song…

Brad Russell: Steve Vai’s “The Attitude Song” on Bass

3. Brad Russell: Steve Vai’s “The Attitude Song” on Bass

Guitarist Steve Vai is known for his insane playing and fireworks on the instrument. Brad Russell decided to tackle Vai’s style by playing the guitar part to “The Attitude Song” on his four-string bass. From the pinch harmonics to the crazy whammy bar work, Russell brings the fire from the low end…

Thundercat: A Fan’s Mail (Tron Song II)

4. Thundercat: A Fan’s Mail (Tron Song II)

Thundercat’s latest album Drunk has been getting rave reviews and for good reason. The songs are hypnotic and the bass playing is on point. Here’s Thundercat performing the song “A Fan’s Mail (Tron Song II)”, live on The Current. The bassist slays on his 6-string hollow body for the song’s groove and his solo…

Remco Hendrix: Chill Funk Rock Bass Groove

5. Remco Hendrix: Chill Funk Rock Bass Groove

Time to get funky with another video by Remco Hendrix. In this video, Remco shared, “Having a good time with some funky thumb/finger plucking grooves with a laid-back vibe to it.” We dig it…

Funkadelic: Tear The Roof Off The Sucker, Live on KCRW

6. Funkadelic: Tear The Roof Off The Sucker, Live on KCRW

In preparing for our interview P-Funk’s Lige Curry, I revisited tons of old Parliament and Funkadelic bass lines. One that always sticks out for me is from “Tear The Roof Off The Sucker.” It’s sparse yet somehow meaty. Here’s Curry with George Clinton and Funkadelic performing the funk classic on KCRW…

Bruno Tauzin: Funky Slap Bass Solo

7. Bruno Tauzin: Funky Slap Bass Solo

Bruno Tauzin is back with another short and sweet bass video. This time he lays down a thick slap groove filled out with some nice double stops…

Powafunk: Lost In Your Eyes (Bass & Drum Play-Along)

8. Powafunk: Lost In Your Eyes (Bass & Drum Play-Along)

Powafunk bassist Charlie Moreno sent me this video play-along video to their track, “Lost In Your Eyes.” “It’s the trickiest song on our record, so I decided to make a video of just Jeffe Otto and me playing it,” Moreno shared…

Ewan Cunningham: Echoes

9. Ewan Cunningham: Echoes

Today’s video doesn’t feature a complicated bass line, but it more than makes up for that. Check out 18-year-old Ewan Cunningham – a true one-man band – performing a full-length cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes.” We’re completely blown away…

Snarky Puppy: Skate U (Live)

10. Snarky Puppy: Skate U (Live)

The first time we featured Snarky Puppy was back in 2011, with their video for “Skate U.” Here’s the Michael League and the band performing that tune live at Jam Cruise 14, in January 2016…