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  • Robin Zielhorst: Release

    Robin Zielhorst: Release

    Robin Zielhorst has recorded a special four-piece suite for solo bass. Although the bassist has played with heavy bands like Cynic, Exivious, Textures, Our Oceans, and OneGodLess, he took a more hauntingly beautiful and ambient approach for the music. Check out the sweeping melody of “Release”: »

  • Ray Riendeau: Fire and Rain

    Ray Riendeau: Fire and Rain

    It’s a solo bass day around here at NT HQ. We just spotted this new one by Ray Riendeau, who took James Taylor’s iconic folk hit, “Fire and Rain,” and made it his own. “This song always reminds me of the loved ones who have passed away, and I miss so dearly,” Ray shares. “I... »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Red Right Returning (Michael Manring Cover)

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Red Right Returning (Michael Manring Cover)

    Jesús Rico Pérez is back with another stunning Michael Manring cover. This time around he performs “Red Right Returning,” which appeared on Michael’s 1991 album, Drastic Measures. No easy feat! »

  • Leo De Santi: Ananda

    Leo De Santi: Ananda

    Bassist Leo De Santi sent us this video, saying it was the first time he’s published one of his tunes. Leo’s composition skills and remarkably fluid playing are on display in this song he calls “Ananda”. Enjoy. »

  • Viktor Lőrincz: The Loner

    Viktor Lőrincz: The Loner

    Viktor Lőrincz is back, and he’s just shared his latest video with us. Viktor said, “The Loner” is one of his favorite guitar songs after hearing Gary Moore perform it. So he decided to create his own solo bass arrangement of the tune. »

  • Joy Anthony M: A Tribute to Jaco Pastorius and Victor Bailey

    Joy Anthony M: A Tribute to Jaco Pastorius and Victor Bailey

    Bassist Joy Anthony M shared this video with us, and it is a beautiful tribute. “Beautiful and cool sunrise at Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain. Felt appropriate to do this video,” Anthony shares. “A personal tribute to two late greats, Victor Bailey and Jaco Pastorius. Hope you dig!” »

  • Lloyd Goldstein: Lean on Me

    Lloyd Goldstein: Lean on Me

    My Facebook friend Lloyd Goldstein posted a video a few days ago, and it knocked me out. Lloyd arranged Bill Wither’s 1972 hit, “Lean on Me” for double bass. The tone, the arrangement, and the performance are just incredible. Enjoy. »

  • Zander Zon: Gladiator Medley

    Zander Zon: Gladiator Medley

    Zander Zon is back with another epic solo bass performance of a movie soundtrack. This time, he takes on music from Gladiator. »

  • Franklin Peredo: The Mystery Of The Flaptopus

    Franklin Peredo: The Mystery Of The Flaptopus

    Franklin Peredo is back with another mind-bending bass tune. “The Mystery of the Flaptopus” features a creative groove and other-worldly effects to evoke a sense of wonder in musical form. Watching Peredo’s insane bass playing will evoke a sense of wonder, too. »

  • 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... »