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  • Paul Jackson Trio: Midnight Is A Lonely Heart

    Paul Jackson Trio: Midnight Is A Lonely Heart

    Bass legend Paul Jackson reached out to us with this note: “Good people at No Treble, check our new video ‘Midnight is a Lonely Heart’ from our forthcoming ‘Groove or Die’.” This, ladies and gentlemen, is what it is all about. The track is a preview of the debut album by the Paul Jackson Trio,... »

  • Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Palm Grease (Live, 1974)

    Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Palm Grease (Live, 1974)

    Oh yes, this is the good stuff. Anchored by bassist Paul Jackson and drummer Mike Clark, here’s Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters performing live in November 1974 at Musikladen in Bremen, Germany. Funky! »

  • Funk! Paul Jackson with Herbie Hancock (1979)

    Funk! Paul Jackson with Herbie Hancock (1979)

    Rick Suchow shares this super funky live performance of Herbie Hancock and his Headhunters band performing live in 1979 at Chelsea College in London. And as usual, bassist Paul Jackson brings the funk. Someone better light a match! »

  • Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Spank-A-Lee, Live with Paul Jackson (1974)

    Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Spank-A-Lee, Live with Paul Jackson (1974)

    Of all the rhythm sections in the history of the world, the combo of bassist Paul Jackson and drummer Mike Clark has to rank near the top. Here’s the duo laying it down behind Herbie Hancock & the Headhunters in a performance of “Spank-A-Lee”. This was originally broadcast on the German television show Musikladen in... »

  • Paul Jackson with the Strandberg Project: The Groove

    Paul Jackson with the Strandberg Project: The Groove

    Paul Jackson joined bassist Jan-Olof Strandberg for his album The Strandberg Project back in 2005, and this recently posted video shows the duo jamming it out again on the tune “The Groove.” »

  • Herbie Hancock with Paul Jackson: “Hang Up Your Hang Ups” live 1979

    Herbie Hancock with Paul Jackson: “Hang Up Your Hang Ups” live 1979

    Paul Jackson is laying it down in this 1979 live performance of Herbie Hancock’s “Hang Up Your Hang Ups”. The concert took place at Chelsea College, London, with Herbie on keys, Jackson on bass, Alphonse Mouzon on drums, Bennie Maupin on sax, Ray Obiedo on guitar, Bill Summers on percussion and Webster Lewis Jr. on... »

  • Headhunters: Chameleon, Live

    Headhunters: Chameleon, Live

    Check out this 1998 performance of Herbie Hancock’s Head Hunters, performing Chameleon. Bassist Paul Jackson is holding down the low end (and the upper register too!) Also on the date: Benny Maupin on sax, Bill Summers on percussion and Mike Clark on drums. »

  • Paul Jackson and Mike Clark: One funky rhythm section

    In today’s featured vid, bassist Paul Jackson, of Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters band is joined with drummer Mike Clark in a multi-groove compilation. I don’t know if I should just watch or grab my bass and learn all of these. Who am I kidding? I’m going to do both. »