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  • Magnus Sjöquist: Visa från utanmyra

    Magnus Sjöquist: Visa från utanmyra

    Ubass connoisseur Magnus Sjöquist sent us an all-bass version of a Swedish folk song called “Visa från utanmyra”, and it’s beautiful. “My version is inspired by the lovely version by Swedish pianist Jan Johansson and upright bassist Georg Riedel,” he told us. “It is featured on the album Jazz på svenska (Jazz in Swedish) released... »

  • Steve Lawson: Five Stages

    Steve Lawson: Five Stages

    As in most of the world, politics in the UK have taken some strange twists and turns this year and it deeply affected bassist Steve Lawson. Today we’re sharing a first look at his upcoming album, The Surrender of Time that expresses his feelings on the situation. “The next chapter in my instrumental exploration of... »

  • Karl Clews: The Pink Panther Theme (Solo Bass Arrangement and Transcription)

    Karl Clews: The Pink Panther Theme (Solo Bass Arrangement and Transcription)

    Karl Clews shared another one of his terrific solo bass arrangements with us, and this time he’s also offering the transcription. In this video, Karl tackles Henry Mancini’s “The Pink Panther Theme” on his Status Graphite Kingbass. Check it out and grab the transcription from Karl’s website. »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Blue Orleans (Michael Manring Cover)

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Blue Orleans (Michael Manring Cover)

    About three years ago, Jesús Rico Pérez shared a cover he did of Michael Manring’s “Come With Me, My Love”. Manring was impressed. Jesús has a new Manring cover, this time performing “Blue Orleans”, which appeared on Manring’s 1989 album, Toward the Center of the Night. »

  • Zander Zon: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Zander Zon: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Zander Zon has tackled something new in his latest video – his first ever video game theme. In this video, Zander plays his solo bass arrangement for the theme for the game “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim”. »

  • Franklin Peredo: Funktopia Robotica

    Franklin Peredo: Funktopia Robotica

    Franklin Peredo never ceases to amaze me. His latest video is for the song “Funktopia Robotica” and it features the bassist’s crazy right hand technique to make the music sound like the title suggests. It’s not that he’s strumming, thumping, popping and tapping – it’s that he does it so fluidly you forget about the... »

  • Gheorghe Postoronca: The Light From Inside

    Gheorghe Postoronca: The Light From Inside

    Gheorghe Postoronca always brings a personal level to his solo bass songs. His latest, “The Light From Inside”, is no exception. The bassist utilizes a capo on four of his six strings along with strumming to create glorious harmonies and textures. It sounds like he is singing through his instrument, which is something many of... »

  • Charles Berthoud: Reflections

    Charles Berthoud: Reflections

    Charles Berthoud is getting a lot of attention on his new video. After watching it, we can see why. Here’s “Reflections” – a composition Charles wrote for solo piccolo bass. »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Looking Back

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Looking Back

    It’s always exciting to see a new Jesús Rico Pérez video hit the feed. Here’s Jesús’ latest – a tune he calls “Looking Back”, which showcases his great composition skills and remarkable tone once again. »

  • Andreas Oxholm: Ingrid

    Andreas Oxholm: Ingrid

    Andreas Oxholm is a recent graduate of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (aka the Paul McCartney School). He sent us this video of a solo bass performance of his original composition, “Ingrid”. Enjoy. »