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Corey BrownNo Treble founder Corey Brown credits his love for bass to his parents, who in the early 70′s bought one of those killer stereo systems with the big speakers (and some killer records to go with it), brought it home, and cranked the bass knob to 11.

Corey started playing upright at age 10, switched to sax at 11, and picked up both the upright and electric bass again at 15, never looking back.

After a brief stint at the University of North Texas in the late 80′s, Corey took a new career path in graphic design, which eventually brought him to the web in 1995, another “never-looked-back” moment.

Corey first combined his love for the bass and the web with the official Jaco Pastorius web site, which he ran from 2002 until 2007. He also worked on the Portrait of Jaco… the Early Years box set, designing and producing the packaging for the release in 2003.

Today, Corey is the COO and cofounder of Squidoo.com, with Seth Godin and the world’s greatest web team, and runs a web consulting business, Coreyweb, LLC.

Corey enjoys the peaceful life in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley with his two daughters lots of LPs, and half a dozen or so basses.

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  • Reader Spotlight: Harry Ostrem

    Reader Spotlight: Harry Ostrem

    Meet Harry Ostrem, a busy bassist, educator and (sometimes) Mick Jagger impersonator. He has a great story, as you’ll see. Harry is the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of April 21, 2014. Bio: I first picked up a bass guitar in 8th grade and continuously played in rock bands and jazz... »

  • Weekly Top 10: The Best in Bass for the Week of April 13th

    Weekly Top 10: The Best in Bass for the Week of April 13th

    Take two great bass lessons, add four bass gear stories, three bass videos and one bassist story… add them together, and you have the top 10 stories and videos on No Treble. Here’s the list for the week of April 13-19, 2014. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Dan Lakin Launches D. Lakin... »

  • John Mayer Trio with Pino Palladino: Chicken Grease/Cissy Strut Jam

    John Mayer Trio with Pino Palladino: Chicken Grease/Cissy Strut Jam

    I’ve said it before… by far, my favorite work by John Mayer is with his trio, thanks to Pino Palladino and Steve Jordan backing him up. Here’s the trio in 2005 performing a bonus jam at the end of a concert, including “Chicken Grease” and “Cissy Strut”. Each member of the band gets his own... »

  • Patax: “Billie Jean” Rumba

    Patax: “Billie Jean” Rumba

    Our good friend Sylvain Gros-Desormeaux delivers once again with a incredible video he’s shared with us. “This band Patax has some serious stuff. DIG THAT TONE!!! The bassist is really amazing. I hope you guys will enjoy watching this an share it to the readers.” That bassist is Alain Perez, who also handles vocal improvisation... »

  • Old School: 1962 Fender Precision Bass

    Old School: 1962 Fender Precision Bass

    After featuring a beautiful 1969 Fender Precision Bass in our Old School series, Tim Wolfe, Jr. sent us a note about his 1962 Precision. Not only is this one great looking bass, the story is equally terrific. Tim’s grandfather gave him the bass after playing it for years. Here’s the story… How long have you... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Ryan Redemption

    Reader Spotlight: Ryan Redemption

    Meet Ryan Redemption, a bassist from Thunder Bay in Ontario who is living the low end life. When Ryan first picked up the bass in school, he said he thought it would be an easy credit. He got more than he bargained for, in what he describes as “a lifestyle instead”. Ryan is the No... »

  • Dean Brown Band with Hadrien Feraud: Uncle Ray

    Dean Brown Band with Hadrien Feraud: Uncle Ray

    This one is killer. Performing live at Live-Proberaum in Zülpich, Germany, here’s the Dean Brown Band performing “Uncle Ray”. The band is anchored by bassist Hadrien Feraud and drummer Marvin “Smitty” Smith (Smith wrote the tune). Rounding out the quartet is Bernard Maseli on vibes. The tune appeared on Brown’s 2012 album, . Oh yeah. »

  • Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”

    Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”

    Adam Stevens always impresses us with his solo bass arrangements. Here he is with one of his latest – a live bass loop version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”. »

  • Weekly Top 10: The Best in Bass for the Week of April 6th

    Weekly Top 10: The Best in Bass for the Week of April 6th

    You know we love these top 10 lists. Sometimes they’re even better, when one of the items is another top 10 list. And that’s what happened this week. Check out the most watched videos and most read stories on No Treble for the week of April 6-12, 2014. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing.... »

  • Aimee Mann and Ted Leo: The Both Tiny Desk Concert

    Aimee Mann and Ted Leo: The Both Tiny Desk Concert

    Aimee Mann and Ted Leo stopped by NPR for their Tiny Desk concert series in February, performing four tunes. NPR’s Bob Boilen said the members of duo “are often at opposite ends of the volume knob. But what started as separate sets during a mutual tour, then a few walk-ons during Leo’s solo set, is... »