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  • Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci & Steve Bailey: Emmanuel

    Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci & Steve Bailey: Emmanuel

    Steve Bailey shared this amazing bass and percussion arrangement of “Emmanuel” so we could share it with you this holiday season. This arrangement features Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci and Bailey, along with Patrick Simard on percussion. Here’s the note from this Steve: From Eddie, John, and Steve, to our esteemed colleagues! John Patitucci brought the... »

  • Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes: 2013 NAMM Jam

    Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes: 2013 NAMM Jam

    One of the most popular videos of all time on No Treble is by the trio of Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes performing “Mercy Mercy Mercy” at the 2009 NAMM Show. (You should watch that video after this one). Here are the guys once again, performing at this year’s NAMM Show, laying... »

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  • Victor Wooten Announces February 2013 Tour Dates

    Victor Wooten Announces February 2013 Tour Dates

    Victor Wooten has announced the first tour dates of 2013 in support of his latest releases Words and Tones and Sword and Stone. The band will be trekking across the West Coast through February, including a two night stay at Yoshi’s in Oakland, California. As with his new albums, the tour will include a stellar... »

  • Robert Trujillo, Steve Bailey and P-Nut Bass Jam

    Robert Trujillo, Steve Bailey and P-Nut Bass Jam

    Here’s a sweet jam from Warwick’s Fuss on the Buss 2012 DVD. Robert Trujillo and Steve Bailey set an interesting groove between Trujillo’s gnarly distorted bass and Bailey’s bell-like tone and lyricism on top. 311’s Aaron “P-Nut” Willis jumps in around the 3-minute mark to add some slap to fill the jam out. »

  • Bass Player Live! 2012

    Bass Player Live! 2012

    Bass Player Magazine’s annual exhibition Bass Player Live! is set to take place October 20th and 21st at SIR Studios and the Key Club in Los Angeles, California. The event brings guest artists to present clinics and concerts as well as exhibits from bass-centric companies. The highlight of weekend is the presentation of this year’s... »

  • Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates

    Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates

    As we reported back in May, Victor Wooten is releasing two new albums – Words & Tones and Sword & Stone – on the same day next month. Wooten, who has been on tour throughout the summer, has now added fall dates, including co-headlining some dates with the Jimmy Herring Band starting in November. Vic’s... »

  • Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee’s Bass Department

    Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee’s Bass Department

    After 40 years at the helm, Rich Appleman retired as Chair of the Berklee College of Music’s Bass Department in May of this year. During his tenure, Appleman helped shape the face of the school by growing the bass department by leaps and bounds. Succeeding Appleman this fall will be bassist Steve Bailey, who brings... »

  • JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg

    JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg

    During the 2012 Musikmesse show, bassists Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg took the stage, along with drummer Chester Thompson. Bass awesomeness ensued. The song was written by Sklar and Bailey, who hadn’t named it yet (maybe you can suggest a name in the comments for them). »

  • Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass

    Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass

    As part of their new line this year, Warwick has introduced the Artist Series Steve Bailey bass. Available in 4-, 5- and 6-string versions, the bass shares many of the specs of his Signature Series bass and is based on Warwick’s Streamer bass, with modifications to improve access to the upper register of the neck.... »

  • Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam

    Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam

    PreSonus puts on some killer demos at NAMM. (this one, from back in 2009 with Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten and David “Fingers” Haynes remains one of the most popular videos on No Treble to this day). This time around, Bailey is teaming up bassist Hadrien Feraud and Haynes for a jam at the PreSonus booth.... »