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  • Standard Fusion Company: Yesterdays

    Standard Fusion Company: Yesterdays

    Jason Raso shared this video of his second track from his “Session One” series. As a bonus, Michael Manring appears on the track. Jason lays down a sweet groove behind the band, which offers some beautiful, lyrical playing by Manring over top. »

  • Jason Raso: Brooklyn

    Jason Raso: Brooklyn

    Jason Raso sent us this video of him performing a tune he wrote and performed using three basses, a guitar and a drum track. “Last week I was fortunate enough to visit the Fodera shop in Brooklyn. What a treat meeting all of the amazing people who build these beautiful instruments. I thank them all... »

  • Jason Raso is the “Man of 40 Faces”

    Jason Raso is the “Man of 40 Faces”

    Bassist/composer Jason Raso has explored the groove where funk and jazz meet for more than two decades. He continues in that vein on Man of 40 Faces, the Canadian’s latest album of 11 new compositions. Bassist Alain Caron joins him to duet, and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and vibraphone player Francesco Pinetti also appear on the... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jason Raso

    Reader Spotlight: Jason Raso

    Meet Jason Raso, a bassist and instructor from Ontario who says he has “zero control over [his] face muscles when [he] plays.” In other words, he’s a bass player. He’s also the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of April 28, 2014. Bio: Jason Raso has a funk heart and a jazz... »