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  • 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. »

  • Sharay Reed: What’s Going On Bass Solo

    Sharay Reed: What’s Going On Bass Solo

    We often feature solo bass tunes, but this one is a little different. Sharay Reed channels the spirit of James Jamerson by playing a solo bass line to the Marvin Gaye hit “What’s Going On” in this clip from the One Mic show. Reed weaves his own bass line for the song while keeping the... »

  • FF KING: 4’33”

    FF KING: 4’33”

    Skill. Courage. Raw talent. This is only half of what it takes to attempt John Cage’s masterpiece “4’33” on the bass guitar. Here’s a great performance of the piece by YouTube bassist FF KING, who bravely tackles the song in the wild. The anticipation that builds as he prepares to play will leave you on... »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: “I Left America” Michael Manring Cover

    Jesús Rico Pérez: “I Left America” Michael Manring Cover

    This is not the first time we’ve featured a video of bassist Jesús Rico Pérez performing a cover of a Michael Manring tune… and I’m betting it won’t be the last. This is Jesús’ performance of “I Left America”, which appeared on Manring’s album, Soliloquy. BTW, the first time we shared one of Jesús’ covers,... »

  • Gheorghe Postoronca: Lullaby to the Sea

    Gheorghe Postoronca: Lullaby to the Sea

    Solo bassist Gheorghe Postoronca‘s latest video is guaranteed to chill you out. Like many of his songs, “Lullaby to the Sea” utilizes a chordal fingerstyle to create a spellbinding musical journey. Postoronca performs the song in front of the sea to use the crashing waves as an ambient backdrop. Check out his innovative use of... »

  • Viaceslav Svedov: “Rock and Roll” on ContraBass Balalaika

    Viaceslav Svedov: “Rock and Roll” on ContraBass Balalaika

    Viaceslav Svedov amazes me and cracks me up whenever he gets the ContraBass Balalaika out and plays. Here’s a video where he’s decided to add distortion to the mix and rock out to Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll”. Oh yeah. »

  • Josh Cohen: Solo Bass Arrangement of “Chameleon”

    Josh Cohen: Solo Bass Arrangement of “Chameleon”

    Here is a video that will freak you out musically and visually. Josh Cohen created a beautiful, funky arrangement of Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon,” and decided to do something a little different for the video. The bassist is clad in an all white suit and moves erratically to emphasize parts of the song. While the visual... »

  • Viktor Lőrincz: Solo Bass Rock and Roll

    Viktor Lőrincz: Solo Bass Rock and Roll

    Viktor Lőrincz is one of those bassists who don’t seem to need anyone to help him put together some super enjoyable music. He just shared one of his new videos with us where he plays a fun old school rock tune. Enjoy (and dig that ring!) »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Wandering

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Wandering

    Jesús Rico Pérez shared his latest – and impressive – solo bass performance a few days ago. Enjoy “Wandering” – a composition featuring some sweet fretless tone, and harmonics. »