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  • Bryan Ladd Band: Endorphin, Live at Bass Bash 2017

    Bryan Ladd Band: Endorphin, Live at Bass Bash 2017

    One of my favorite performances from NAMM this year was at the Bass Bash. Bryan Ladd led his band through throwback grooves and modern melodies alike. Here’s a cool clip of “Endorphin”. The jam is a killer, plus Ladd takes a slippery, filtered solo at the 5:50 mark. »

  • Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]

    Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]

    Mark your calendars, because the Bass Bash is coming back for 2016! The annual bass-centric event will take place after the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California on January 21st from 6:30pm to 11:00pm and January 22nd from 7pm to midnight. Each night is packed with exhibits, raffles, and performances by some of the world’s... »

  • Bass Bash To Feature Victor Wooten, Gary Willis, Alain Caron and Others

    Bass Bash To Feature Victor Wooten, Gary Willis, Alain Caron and Others

    The annual Bass Bash will be returning this year, and it’s going to be a doozy. Scheduled in the evenings after the NAMM Show, the Bass Bash is held at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim, California on January 22nd and 23rd from 7pm to midnight. This year’s performers include some of the world’s finest bassists. The... »

  • Uriah Duffy: NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    Uriah Duffy: NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    You know, I’m really missing the NAMM Show (and the Bass Bash events that go with it). So here’s something to ease the pain… Uriah Duffy’s performance at the best event happening in Anaheim during the annual Winter NAMM Show. Uriah kicks things off with a killer solo bass version of Lorde’s “Royals“ before the... »

  • Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    I was the oldest guy in the No Treble crew, and Snarky Puppy went on really late at the 2014 NAMM Bass Bash this year. So I missed their performance in favor of some much needed sleep. Thanks to the guys at Gospel Chops, we have this video of Michael League and the gang to... »

  • Yolanda Charles: NAMM Bass Bash 2014

    Yolanda Charles: NAMM Bass Bash 2014

    One of the great hangouts during the annual NAMM show is the Bass Bash held at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim. This year was no exception as players ranging from the great Uriah Duffy to Ethan Farmer to Snarky Puppy all laid it down to a crowd of bass fanatics. Here’s one of our favorite videos... »

  • Miles Mosley: Bass Bash Performance (NAMM 2012)

    Miles Mosley: Bass Bash Performance (NAMM 2012)

    One of my favorite bassists, Miles Mosley took the stage at one of my favorite off-NAMM events, the annual Bass Bash. Here’s Miles with Tony Austin. The duo won “Best In Show” at NAMM 2012 for their performance at the Bash. He’s also rocking it on his Blast Cult bass (check out our story on... »

  • Anthony Crawford: Solo from Bass Bash 2012

    Anthony Crawford: Solo from Bass Bash 2012

    The Bass Bash is an annual concert coinciding with NAMM, and it’s a great hang to meet bassists and listen to some killing music. Here’s a great clip from the first night of the event of Anthony Crawford’s solo while his band played “Whatever It Is” by Soulive. His band is rounded out by Ron... »

  • David Dyson & Damian Erksine: Bass Bash

    David Dyson & Damian Erksine: Bass Bash

    I had an appointment at NAMM that forced me to leave the first night of Bass Bash early at NAMM. Fortunately, someone filmed this performance of Damian Erksine and David Dyson, so I could catch some of the great bass I missed. Here’s what Damian had to say about the performance: “David Dyson is one... »

  • Doug Johns live at the NAMM 2010 Bass Bash

    Doug Johns live at the NAMM 2010 Bass Bash

    Here’s bassist Doug Johns doing another incredible performance at the 2010 Bass Bash during the NAMM show. Apparently, Doug was called up last minute to do an impromptu jam. In this clip, he starts off with his own take on Jaco’s “Continuum” before jumping into to a whole other jam (all while playing on the... »