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  • Vulfpeck: Live at Bonnaroo (2016)

    Vulfpeck: Live at Bonnaroo (2016)

    Clear your schedule for the afternoon, because this is one of the longer videos we’ve featured. Vulfpeck made an appearance at Bonnaroo back in June. Thankfully the performance was filmed. Here’s the band’s entire show, anchored as always by the fantastic Joe Dart. Here’s the set list: 5:30: Christmas in LA 10:32: Fugue State 13:01:... »

  • Olivier Babaz: Paranoid Android for Bass and Kalimba

    Olivier Babaz: Paranoid Android for Bass and Kalimba

    Olivier Babaz has done it again. The bass and kalimba king has transformed another rock gem onto the two instruments simultaneously. This time Babaz tackles Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android”, trading the song’s focus between each instrument while nimbly navigating them with his right hand. The result is an ethereal and intimate take on an already epic... »

  • Parliament-Funkadelic: Give Up The Funk / Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples

    Parliament-Funkadelic: Give Up The Funk / Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples

    We were saddened by the news of the passing of Parliament-Funkadelic founding member Bernie Worrell. In honor of his music and life, here’s Parliament-Funkadelic performing “Give Up The Funk” and “Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples” live at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ in November, 1978. Cordell “Boogie” Mosson Jr. and William “Billy Bass” Nelson Jr.... »

  • YYNOT: Kingdom Come

    YYNOT: Kingdom Come

    My good friend – and excellent bassist – Tim Starace sent me this clip of YYNOT’s latest Rush-inspired original. This one is called “Kingdom Come”, and features Tim on bass, Rocky Kuner on vocals, Billy Alexander on guitar, keys and vocals, and Anthony Morra on drums. »

  • Victor Wooten and Jeff Coffin Live

    Victor Wooten and Jeff Coffin Live

    The first time I saw Victor Wooten perform live, it was with this line up of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. So it was cool to find this clip from the 2006 Heineken Jazzaldia festival. Here’s a great showcase of Victor and saxophonist Jeff Coffin from that show. »

  • Nutopia: Antares

    Nutopia: Antares

    Since Nenad Vasilic began sending his Balkan bass videos, I’ve taken more interest in the music from that region. That’s why I was excited to get an email from bassist Audun Ramo with the title “Balkan Slap”. “I’ve been working on slap techniques for the double bass related to world music – and more specific... »

  • Cody Wright: Funk Funko Potamus

    Cody Wright: Funk Funko Potamus

    Cody Wright a real funkmeister, which is why it’s perfect that he’s helping to create the soundtrack to the new Toejam and Earl video game. Here’s a clip of the bassist getting down on the quacky “Funk Funko Potamus”. »

  • Kinky Wizzards: The Snake

    Kinky Wizzards: The Snake

    The Kinky Wizzards are gearing up for a new album and they’ve just released this brand new in-studio video as a preview. “The Snake” features the excellent drum and bass brother duo of Jonathan Griffiths and Matthew Griffiths with guitarist Ryan Elliott tearing it up overtop. Matthew lays down a strong pulse and some seriously... »

  • Rich Brown: Violin Partita No. 1 in Bmin

    Rich Brown: Violin Partita No. 1 in Bmin

    Rich Brown is always cooking up some great videos for us to share. “[Here’s a] short video of me playing one of the Bach Violin Partitas,” he said. “I love this stuff and I had such a blast learning this piece. I hope you and your readers enjoy it.” We think you will, as much... »

  • Kike Mora: “Yesterday” Solo Bass Performance

    Kike Mora: “Yesterday” Solo Bass Performance

    Kike Mora shared this video of him performing a solo bass arrangement of The Beatles’ “Yesterday.” We couldn’t think of a better day to share this video than today, which is Paul McCartney’s birthday. »