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  • Hadrien Feraud: Friday Night At the Cadillac Club

    Hadrien Feraud: Friday Night At the Cadillac Club

    Our friends at BassTheWorld have shared a new video, and it is spectacular. Bassist Hadrien Feraud plays “Friday Night At the Cadillac Club” by Bob Ber. Hadrien is playing his Mayones Jabba Signature Bass. »

  • Spirit Fingers, featuring Hadrien Feraud, Releases Debut Album

    Spirit Fingers, featuring Hadrien Feraud, Releases Debut Album

    The amazing bass playing of Hadrien Feraud is featured on the debut album from Spirit Fingers, a jazz supergroup led by pianist Greg Spero and filled out by drummer Mike Mitchell and guitarist Dario Chiazzolino. The band’s unique and intense sound is forged by Feraud’s bass. “Hadrien’s technical and harmonic capabilities are beyond any other... »

  • Nicki Gonzalez with Hadrien Feraud: Black or White

    Nicki Gonzalez with Hadrien Feraud: Black or White

    Vocalist Nicki Gonzalez started the year with a bang. She’s just released a killer version of Michael Jackson’s “Black or White” featuring an incredible cast of musicians, including bassist Hadrien Feraud. “HAPPY 2018, EVERYONE!,” she writes. “‘Thank you’ just doesn’t cut it. I owe this video to the talents, loyalty and dedication of Kamil Rustam... »

  • Dean Brown Group: Lucky Number 9 / Lampshade

    Dean Brown Group: Lucky Number 9 / Lampshade

    The Dean Brown Group took the stage in September in Tokyo with Hadrien Feraud on bass, Gerry Etkins on keys, Marvin “Smitty” Smith on drums, and of course, Dean on guitar. Here’s the band performing “Lucky Number 9” and “Lampshade”, which offers up some sweet grooves by Hadrien. »

  • Drummer Donati’s Latest Taps Pair of Bassists

    Drummer Donati’s Latest Taps Pair of Bassists

    Drummer Virgil Donati’s The Dawn of Time features not one, but two bassists. The recording, which is orchestral, yet drum-centered, includes the work of bassists Jimmy Johnson and Hadrien Feraud. “The bass and drums are the impetus behind this music, with the orchestra arousing emotions, taking the listener on a transcendent journey,” according to Donati’s... »

  • Hadrien Feraud Releases Sophomore Effort as Solo Artist

    Hadrien Feraud Releases Sophomore Effort as Solo Artist

    French jazz bass virtuoso Hadrien Feraud (Chick Corea, John McLaughlin) has released his second album, Born in the 80s. The album mixes jazz fusion, R&B, hip-hop, and soul and the 1984-born Feraud acknowledges the record’s not all about the bass — “It’s more about music,” says Feraud, who was inspired to commit himself to bass... »

  • BassTheWorld: 21 Bassists in 1 Video

    BassTheWorld: 21 Bassists in 1 Video

    BassTheWorld.com has followed up their “Got Bass Chops?” video with a second episode. This time, 21 bassists from around the world lay out the nastiest licks, funkiest grooves, and smoothest lines to show the scope of our beloved instrument. The bassists in order of appearance are Hadrien Feraud, Jay-Tee Teterissa, Bruno Tauzin, Andy C. Saxton,... »

  • Hadrien Feraud Teases New Solo Album

    Hadrien Feraud Teases New Solo Album

    Hadrien Feraud has released a teaser of his next album, entitled Born in the 80s. The nearly five-minute preview features clips of several tracks blending jazz fusion, R&B, hip-hop, and soul. While the bassist’s playing will always shine through, the show of diversity and writing styles is core to the album, Feraud says. “This one... »

  • Virgil Donati with Hadrien Feraud: Paradise Variations

    Virgil Donati with Hadrien Feraud: Paradise Variations

    Hadrien Feraud is one of my favorite players, and it’s always fascinating to watch him play. Our friend Charles Robitaille sent in this video of Feraud playing “Paradise Variations” with drummer Virgil Donati, and my jaw hit the floor. The clip features several variations on Donati’s “Paradise Lost” from his album In This Life. Feraud’s... »

  • Zawinul Legacy Band Featuring Hadrien Feraud: Bass Solo and “Port of Entry”

    Zawinul Legacy Band Featuring Hadrien Feraud: Bass Solo and “Port of Entry”

    Bassist Hadrien Feraud completely rips it up in this video of the Zawinul Legacy Band performing “Port of Entry.” The clip starts with a bass solo and you can almost see the smoke coming from his fingers as shreds across the entire instrument. The rest of the band then kicks in with the Weather Report... »