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  • Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

    Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

    Snarky Puppy has announced an extensive tour of Europe that will take the band across the continent from April to June. The band, led by bassist Michael League, will kick things off in Budapest, Hungary on April 20th and eventually wrap things up on June 7th in Eindhoven, Netherlands. They’ll be joined by several of... »

  • Andrés Rotmistrovsky and Miki Santamaria: Human Nature

    Andrés Rotmistrovsky and Miki Santamaria: Human Nature

    Andrés Rotmistrovsky and Miki Santamaria are two of our favorite bassists to feature here. So it was super exciting to see a video of the two of them playing together. The setting is the Lorita Basses workshop in Barcelona, Spain, where Andrés and Miki were trying out their signature basses. The tune is Michael Jackson’s... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky and Sofia Ribeiro Team Up for “Lilás”

    Andres Rotmistrovsky and Sofia Ribeiro Team Up for “Lilás”

    Argentine bassist Andres Rotmistrovsky and Portuguese singer Sofia Ribeiro have teamed up to create a jazzy-Brazilian album of nothing but bass and vocal music, called . The songs hail from Brazil, Argentina and Portugal, and feature No Treble favorite Rotmistrovsky, who has worked with in the vocal/bass duet form before, with Angela Watson. The sound... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky: “Thriller” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Andres Rotmistrovsky: “Thriller” Solo Bass Arrangement

    We like to celebrate Halloween bass-style each year. Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” shows up on many of the top 10 Halloween song lists we’ve seen, and luckily for us, Andres Rotmistrovsky put together his own solo bass arrangement. I don’t know how he holds down the bass line while playing the chords, but I’m going to... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: “Human Nature” Voice & Bass Duet

    Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: “Human Nature” Voice & Bass Duet

    We’ve featured the fantastic duo of bassist Andres Rotmistrovsky and vocalist Angela Watson before, and for good reason. Here’s their latest – a cover of Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”. »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: Man in the Mirror (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: Man in the Mirror (Featured Reader Video Week)

    This isn’t the first time we’ve featured a video by Andres Rotmistrovsky. And it also isn’t the first we’ve shared of his duets with vocalist Angela Watson either. Andres sent us this one, which like the other work we’ve seen by this duo is terrific. This time around, they tackle their version of Michael Jackson’s... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: “Change The World” Voice & Bass Duet

    Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: “Change The World” Voice & Bass Duet

    Andres Rotmistrovsky has shared one of his latest videos with us, where he teamed up with vocalist Angela Watson and performed this nifty arrangement of “Change The World”. (The tune, of course, is a cover of the one by Eric Clapton and Babyface). Andres’ bass is the perfect accompaniment to Angela’s vocals, proving yet again... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky: Solo Bass Arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend In Me”

    Andres Rotmistrovsky: Solo Bass Arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend In Me”

    Andres Rotmistrovsky has a way with arranging songs for solo bass. Here’s his version of Randy Newman’s “You’ve Got a Friend In Me.” »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky: “Tu Amor” Cover

    Andres Rotmistrovsky: “Tu Amor” Cover

    Bassist Andres Rotmistrovsky shares his latest video with us, a cover of a Pedro Aznar and Charly Garcia penned tune, “Tu Amor”. Love the laid back feel combined with Andres’ moving line. Just the right amount of notes (and the right ones too). Have a video to share (of you or another great bassist)? We’d... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky and Marcelo Woloski: Blackbird (Bass and Percussion Duo)

    Andres Rotmistrovsky and Marcelo Woloski: Blackbird (Bass and Percussion Duo)

    We’ve heard a lot of versions of The Beatles’s “Blackbird,” but this one sticks out. Bassist Andres Rotmistrovsky teamed up with percussionist Marcelo Woloski to do an African/Middle Eastern influenced take on the tune. Rotmistrovsky, who is admittedly a huge fan of the Fab Four, plays on a Hofner Violin Bass while Woloski plays the... »