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  • Nathan Navarro: Star Wars

    Nathan Navarro: Star Wars

    Nathan Navarro has been bringing it with the nostalgia lately. His last video was a sick playthrough with the original Super Mario Brothers video game. Now he’s back with an all bass rendition of music from Star Wars. The clip starts out with the Star Wars theme cleanly played in five parts on his white... »

  • Nathan Navarro: Super Mario Bass Guitar Playthrough

    Nathan Navarro: Super Mario Bass Guitar Playthrough

    Nathan Navarro is back with another brilliant bass video, and this time he’s playing along with a run-through of World 1-1 from the original Super Mario Brothers. The bassist dials in a retro video game tone before playing the music. He even plays the right sound effects for when Mario jumps, spits fire, gets the... »

  • Nathan Navarro: Mozart’s “Lacrimosa” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Nathan Navarro: Mozart’s “Lacrimosa” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Nathan Navarro is back with another great solo bass arrangement. This time he explores the classical world with Mozart’s “Lacrimosa”. Navarro brings lots emotion to the performance, adding drama with dynamics changes and beautiful phrasing. A digital download of the song as well as tablature and sheet music are available on his website. »

  • BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

    BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

    The internet is a wonderful thing. Gregor Fris from BasstheWorld.com put together this epic bass jam with 29 bassists from all over the world for a stunning display of the instrument’s diversity. The bassists in order of appearance are Federico Malaman, Lars Lehmann, Trip Wamsley, Or Lubianiker, Hyunmo Kim (aka “hjfreaks”), Ralf Gauck, Zander Zon,... »

  • Nathan Navarro: Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight” Bass Cover

    Nathan Navarro: Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight” Bass Cover

    Violin meets bass in Nathan Navarro‘s latest video cover of Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight.” The bassist tackles the melodic and complex violin part while still infusing his own style into it. Navarro also posted free tabs on his website to share with anyone up to the challenge. »

  • Sozo: An Interview with Nathan Navarro

    Sozo: An Interview with Nathan Navarro

    Nathan Navarro has been a favorite on No Treble for several years, and it’s obvious why. His innovative videos and incredible use of effects have captured the attention of millions of viewers with popular covers and originals. The bassist’s sound has evolved over several years, and that sound can be heard on his new EP,... »

  • Nathan Navarro: The Beatles’ “Because” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Nathan Navarro: The Beatles’ “Because” Solo Bass Arrangement

    I always love it when Nathan Navarro puts out a new video, and this is one of my favorites. He takes the classic Beatles tune “Because” and perfectly captures its ethereal vibe with a heavy reverb. Navarro shared the video on his Facebook page noting, “Here’s an interesting quote from John Lennon: ‘Yoko was playing... »

  • Nathan Navarro: Bass Effects Demonstration

    Nathan Navarro: Bass Effects Demonstration

    Nathan Navarro is a total beast of a bassist who really knows how to make effects sound good. Here’s a demo he made to show some of what he can do. Things start out pretty ambient and serene up until the 1:30 mark when all hell breaks loose. Check out those sweeps at 2:00! For... »

  • Nathan Navarro Releases Debut Album, “They Came From the Sky”

    Nathan Navarro Releases Debut Album, “They Came From the Sky”

    Nathan Navarro has released his debut album, featuring 11 original tracks showcasing the bassist’s unique style. They Came from the Sky ranges from raging dubstep to ambient grooves to bouncy solo bass, with guest appearances by vocalist Dylan Patrello and guitarist Annie Shred. “During the writing process of They Came From the Sky I was... »

  • Nathan Navarro: One Handed Bass Solo

    Nathan Navarro: One Handed Bass Solo

    Nathan Navarro had a dream that he lost one of his arms, which inspired him to write this solo bass piece. The ethereal piece is a little dream-like itself and features some real right hand dexterity to execute the complicated tapping. For more on Nathan, check out his New School interview. »