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  • Karl Clews: Wichita Lineman

    Karl Clews: Wichita Lineman

    Karl Clews wanted to pay tribute to Glen Campbell, who passed away on August 8th. He sent us this video of his solo bass arrangement of the 1968 country classic, “Wichita Lineman,” as performed by Campbell. Beautiful song. »

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  • Chris DeAngelis: Bass Arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Living For The City”

    Chris DeAngelis: Bass Arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Living For The City”

    Stevie Wonder’s songs have a magic that carries across the musical spectrum. Chris DeAngelis proves this once again with a killer bass and percussion version of “Living For The City.” Originally released on Wonder’s Innervisions, the song has a killer bounce that the bassist captures on his four-string before taking a nasty solo over top. »

  • Marcelo Yakko: Love of My Life

    Marcelo Yakko: Love of My Life

    Our good friend Marcelo Yakko shared his latest video with us, and it is beautiful. Marcelo took Queen’s “Love of My Life” and turned it into this amazing solo bass piece. Enjoy. »

  • Shaun Munday: Use Me

    Shaun Munday: Use Me

    Shaun Munday celebrated Bill Withers’ birthday in July with this epic solo bass and vocals cover of Withers’ tune, “Use Me.” Shaun nails not only the bass arrangement but also the vocals. »

  • Zander Zon: Final Masquerade

    Zander Zon: Final Masquerade

    Zander Zon pays tribute to the late Chester Bennington in this solo bass performance of Linkin Park’s “Final Masquerade.” “I still remember hearing ‘Crawling’ for the first time when I was 19 years old. Chester’s vocals were epic and Linkin Park became one of my favourite bands,” Zander shared. “So much energy, soaring melodies and... »

  • Camilla Chessa: “Get Lucky” Bass Cover

    Camilla Chessa: “Get Lucky” Bass Cover

    Camilla Chessa sat down at Piazza della Scala in Milan and absolutely nailed this all-bass performance of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.” “Here is one of my favourite busking songs!” Camilla shared. We dig it too. »

  • Donovan Stokes: Upright Bass Cover of Cliff Burton’s “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”

    Donovan Stokes: Upright Bass Cover of Cliff Burton’s “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”

    You may recognize Donovan Stokes from his No Treble column, The Lowdown With Dr. D, where he delivers tons of great insights for the double bass. What you may not know is that while he’s well versed in classical and jazz, he also has a background in heavy metal. Check out this unbelievable cover of... »

  • Ariane Cap: Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot

    Ariane Cap: Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot

    We’re lucky at No Treble to have some extremely talented contributors. Talking Technique’s Ariane Cap sent us this new all bass arrangement of Sting’s “Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot”, and it’s gorgeous. Ariane lays down the bass, harmony, and melody with a beautiful tone and feel. “I made it for a dear friend who... »

  • Zander Zon: Resistance

    Zander Zon: Resistance

    Zander Zon took Muse’s “Resistance” and arranged it for two basses (one fretted and one fretless). As always, Zander’s arrangement and performance skills are on full display. »

  • Jeff Berlin: Shenandoah

    Jeff Berlin: Shenandoah

    Jeff Berlin recently shared this video on Facebook, and it knocked me out. “While filming some lesson videos, I decided to improvise a rendition of the American classic, ‘Shenandoah,'” he shared. “Recently, I’ve been improvising tunes on the bass that I know in my head but haven’t worked out. I am curious to see what... »