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  • Simon Fitzpatrick Releases Bass Take on Holst’s “The Planets”

    Simon Fitzpatrick Releases Bass Take on Holst’s “The Planets”

    London-based bass guitar and Chapman Stick player Simon Fitzpatrick has released his bass version of Gustav Holst’s classical work, The Planets Suite. The album features multilayered basses, with support from the Chapman Stick and Minitaur synthesizer. Check out Fitzpatrick, currently a regular member of Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy band, as he plays multiple basses on... »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: The Planets Suite – III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (All Bass Arrangement)

    Simon Fitzpatrick: The Planets Suite – III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (All Bass Arrangement)

    Simon Fitzpatrick has taken the third suite of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets Suite” and turned it into an all bass arrangement, using his Sei Bass Flamboyant 6 bass. Mind blown! »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: Hoedown Bass Playalong

    Simon Fitzpatrick: Hoedown Bass Playalong

    Simon Fitzpatrick is back with another epic video. In this one, he pays tribute to the late great Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Fitzpatrick tackles the melody from the band’s version of Aaron Copland’s “Hoedown” on his Sei Bass Flamboyant 6 bass. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: “Nessun Dorma” Solo Bass Performance

    Simon Fitzpatrick: “Nessun Dorma” Solo Bass Performance

    Simon Fitzpatrick has taken “Nessun Dorma” – one of the most well-known tenor arias in opera – and turned it into a solo bass arrangement. “Nessun Dorma” (“None shall sleep”), is from the final act of Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot. For this performance, Simon is playing his Sei Bass Flamboyant 6. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: “Una Mattina” for Bass Guitar

    Simon Fitzpatrick: “Una Mattina” for Bass Guitar

    Earlier this month, we shared a video by Simon Fitzpatrick and his bass arrangement of Francisco Tárrega’s classical guitar piece “Rosita”. This time around, Simon took the piano piece “Una Mattina,” by Ludovico Einaudi and turned it into a beautiful solo bass version. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: “Rosita” on Bass Guitar

    Simon Fitzpatrick: “Rosita” on Bass Guitar

    Simon Fitzpatrick took Francisco Tárrega’s classical guitar piece “Rosita” and turned it into a classical 6-string bass piece. Stunning. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: “Rosanna” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Simon Fitzpatrick: “Rosanna” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Simon Fitzpatrick is back with a new solo bass arrangement. This is Toto’s “Rosanna”, which once again showcases both his incredible musicianship and technique. I forgot how many things go on in this tune, and Simon nails them all. In case you’re wondering, Simon is playing a Sei Bass Flamboyant 6. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: Jingle Bells (Solo Bass)

    Simon Fitzpatrick: Jingle Bells (Solo Bass)

    Time for some more holiday cheer from another one of our favorite bassists around here. Here’s Simon Fitzpatrick performing “Jingle Bells” – solo bass style. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: “Let It Go” Solo Bass Performance

    Simon Fitzpatrick: “Let It Go” Solo Bass Performance

    If you have young kids, you may have heard this song many more times than you’d like. But we think you’ll appreciate this arrangement by Simon Fitzpatrick, who takes the song and performs one of his trademark solo bass arrangements. If you dig this, Simon has released an album featuring 12 solo bass tunes. »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: Gymnopédie No.1

    Simon Fitzpatrick: Gymnopédie No.1

    Simon Fitzpatrick has shared yet another stunning and beautiful solo bass performance. This time around, Simon performs the Erik Satie piece “Gymnopédie No.1”. If you dig Simon’s work as much as we do, you should check out his debut solo album. »