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  • How to Play A Funky Bass Line

    How to Play A Funky Bass Line

    Thomas Risell, the man best known as MarloweDK sent me this video over the holidays. It starts off – appropriately – with MarloweDK saying “How to play a funky bass line”. This is a demo of a theme song Thomas wrote for a TV program about social media. So it is fitting one of the... »

  • Trio Bravo with MarloweDK: History Confusion

    Trio Bravo with MarloweDK: History Confusion

    Thomas Risell, perhaps better known as MarloweDK around these parts is part of the jazz/rock trio Trio Bravo, along with guitarist Per Gade and drummer Thomas Duus. Here they are rehearsing Gade’s tune, “History Confusion”. These guys know how to get down! Good stuff from MarloweDK, as always. »

  • Bass Play-Along Week: MarloweDK’s Tower of Power “So I Got To Groove” Bass Play-Along

    Bass Play-Along Week: MarloweDK’s Tower of Power “So I Got To Groove” Bass Play-Along

    Our bass play-along week ends with the king of the bass play-along, Thomas “MarloweDK” Risell playing along to Tower Power’s funky “So I Got To Groove”, which of course features the awesome bass work of Rocco Prestia on the original. Just because bass play-along week is ending doesn’t mean we’re not featuring videos by the... »

  • Shame, Shame, Shame: Live Cover with MarloweDK

    Shame, Shame, Shame: Live Cover with MarloweDK

    MarloweDK, aka Thomas Risell, is more commonly found teaching in his videos. So it is a nice treat to see him laying it down in a live performance. Here, Thomas is performing the Shirley & Company tune “Shame, Shame, Shame”, in what he calls a “relaxed gig.” Thomas adds, “Almost no guitar on this I’m... »

  • An Interview with Thomas Risell, the Man Behind MarloweDK

    An Interview with Thomas Risell, the Man Behind MarloweDK

    If you’re a bassist who spends any time on Youtube, there’s no doubt you’ve run into at least one video by MarloweDK. After watching all his great playalongs and lessons for over a year, we decided it was time to find out more about the man himself, Thomas Risell. Here’s our interview… We know you... »