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  • Michael Manring: “The Enormous Room” (Sligo Jazz 2011)

    Michael Manring: “The Enormous Room” (Sligo Jazz 2011)

    We recently reshared Jesús Rico Pérez’s incredible cover of the Michael Manring tune, “The Enormous Room”. Listening to Jesús’ version took my down a path to listen to more of Manring’s music once again, and I stumbled upon this video of the man himself performing the tune live at the Sligo Jazz Project’s All Star... »

  • Adam Ben Ezra: Solo – Live in The Park

    Adam Ben Ezra: Solo – Live in The Park

    Adam Ben Ezra is currently touring in the Czech Republic, and luckily, he’s captured and shared some of that for the rest of us to enjoy. Here’s what he calls “Solo – Live in The Park”. Impressive as always (and nice cameo from one of his younger fans). »

  • Michel Falcão: Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G Minor

    Michel Falcão: Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G Minor

    Transferring Johann Sebastian Bach’s music to the electric bass is always an interesting feat. Here’s an outstanding clip of Michel Falcão pulling out all the stops on the composer’s Sonata No. 1 in G Minor. »

  • Josh Cohen: Alejandra

    Josh Cohen: Alejandra

    Josh Cohen has shared another great solo bass video with us. With a nice scenic backdrop, he performs his tune, “Alejandra”. “This soulful song that was inspired by someone very special to me, attempts to emulate the sound of a lead guitar, rhythm guitar and bass line all on the solo six-string electric bass, using... »

  • Stuart Clayton: Golliwog’s Cakewalk

    Stuart Clayton: Golliwog’s Cakewalk

    When I see a video by Stuart Clayton, I’m usually at a loss for words. As many of you know, his transcriptions are stellar, and his bass playing is equally so. Here’s what Stuart had to say about his latest video: “This is my arrangement of Debussy’s ‘Golliwog’s Cakewalk’, from The Children’s Corner suite of... »

  • Zander Zon: Everything I Do

    Zander Zon: Everything I Do

    Once again, Zander Zon has turned in another fantastic arrangement of a pop tune. Here he is – back to playing solo with just his Zon bass – performing Bryan Adams’ “Everything I Do”. »

  • Adam Stevens: “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” for Solo Bass

    Adam Stevens: “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” for Solo Bass

    Adam Stevens has shared another great solo bass arrangement of great tune. This time around, he tackles “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free”, which was written by Billy Taylor and “Dick Dallas” in the early ’60s and made popular by Nina Simone in 1967. »

  • Damian Coccio: What the Storm Brought

    Damian Coccio: What the Storm Brought

    Damian Coccio shared his latest video with us of a tune he wrote for solo loop bass, “What the Storm Brought”. He also shared the specifics in how his setup: “Using the Ditto X2 Looper and Strymon Timeline Delay. Using the volume knob on the Ditto X2 Looper for fading during the performance. Tuning is... »

  • Yoni Ha: Shreds of Madness

    Yoni Ha: Shreds of Madness

    Yoni Ha sent me a note about an interesting tune he wrote, “Shreds of Madness”. Yoni uses nothing but bass to create the layers of the tune, which includes some great percussive slapping. »

  • Zeroliser: Bass Arrangement of Flume’s “Ezra”

    Zeroliser: Bass Arrangement of Flume’s “Ezra”

    Our Facebook friend Tim Grunwald sent us a clip of YouTube bassist Zeroliser playing a solo bass version of Flume’s “Ezra”, and I’m glad he did. Zeroliser uses some looping to flesh out the arrangement, which is lush with harmonics, chords, and percussion. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com. »