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  • Scott Varney: Slow Down

    Scott Varney: Slow Down

    Here’s an example of a singer/songwriter doing it right. The very talented Scott Varney builds his song “Slow Down” all by himself with a bass, a djembe, his voice and a looper. After getting a serious groove and sweet backup vocals going, Varney adds his lyrics overtop while comping chords on his bass. Make sure... »

  • Stu Hamm: Star Spangled Banner Solo Bass Performance

    Stu Hamm: Star Spangled Banner Solo Bass Performance

    We’re celebrating Independence Day the No Treble way today. And there’s nothing better than this solo bass performance by Stu Hamm. Have a safe and happy Fourth everyone! »

  • Aaron Gibson: See The World

    Aaron Gibson: See The World

    Aaron Gibson is back with another single in his “Demos” series, “See The World.” Aaron said his “Demos” series “are solo bass renditions of songs in preparation for my next produced album.” The video work is terrific as usual, and Aaron shared a note about that too: “I wanted to do more with this video... »

  • Federico Malaman: Solo Bass Arrangement of Sting’s “Seven Days”

    Federico Malaman: Solo Bass Arrangement of Sting’s “Seven Days”

    Here’s a bassist who never fails to impress me. Federico Malaman sent in this video of his solo bass version of Sting’s “Seven Days.” After playing a tasty arrangement of the melody, Malaman sets up a loop and lets loose with some soulful soloing. »

  • Trip Wamsley: Redneck Monolith

    Trip Wamsley: Redneck Monolith

    This song is about as crazy as you might expect from its title. Trip Wamsley dishes up some ear-bending music in this solo bass piece called “Redneck Monolith,” which he recently recorded as part of Gallien-Krueger’s series of artist videos. While the bassist plays music that many of us could only dream of accomplishing, he... »

  • 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. »

  • Zander Zon: “Lord of the Rings” Medley for Solo Bass

    Zander Zon: “Lord of the Rings” Medley for Solo Bass

    I’m not quite sure how Zander Zon produces such incredible arrangements and performances as often as he does. In this piece he performs music from the Lord of the Rings. He even shared some terrific quotes from people who have watched so far: “One instrument to rule them all!” “Lord of the strings!” So true.... »

  • Ian Trusheim: Stair Steps

    Ian Trusheim: Stair Steps

    Get ready to chill out. Ian Trusheim sent in this awesome solo bass tune he wrote called “Stair Steps.” The song revolves around a nice groove that develops into a beautiful harmonic progression to which the bassist adds a simple yet gripping vocal melody. »

  • Aaron Gibson: Silly Me

    Aaron Gibson: Silly Me

    Any time I get an email from Aaron Gibson with a new video, I watch it right away. And every time I watch, I want to share with you all ASAP. In this new video, Aaron is performing his tune “Silly Me”. The tune will be the first track on his “demos” series he plans... »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Fretless Bass & EBow

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Fretless Bass & EBow

    Solo bassist Jesús Rico Pérez shared yet another incredible video with us. On this tune, Jesús starts with an Ebow, making his bass sound flute-like in this Michael Manring-inspired piece. Jesús has released his album, Scars – Solo Bass Guitar. Check it out on Bandcamp. »