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  • Jack Bruce & Robin Trower: Lives Of Clay

    Jack Bruce & Robin Trower: Lives Of Clay

    The music world is mourning the loss of the great Jack Bruce this week. Here’s yet another reminder of his talent and longevity in this 2009 performance with Robin Trower. The tune is “Lives of Clay”. RIP, Jack. »

  • Project RnL ft. Jack Conte: Expiration Date (Pomplamoose)

    Project RnL ft. Jack Conte: Expiration Date (Pomplamoose)

    Project RnL is such a fun group, and their latest video is just more proof. Of course it helps that the group is anchored by the phenomenal Or Lubianiker. “Expiration Date (Pomplamoose)” continues their upbeat prog riffs and dynamic style. Lubianiker, who helped arrange the tune, lays down a magnificent groove. Check out the bassist’s... »

  • Richard Bona: Live at Safaricom International Jazz Festival 2014

    Richard Bona: Live at Safaricom International Jazz Festival 2014

    We’re celebrating the birthday of Richard Bona today at No Treble HQ, and this video is just perfect for it. So upbeat, so impressive… and like everything Mr. Bona does – so musical. Enjoy this live performance, filmed during the 2014 Safaricom International Jazz Festival. Happy birthday, Richard! »

  • Josh Cohen: Toots Thielemans’ “Bluesette” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Josh Cohen: Toots Thielemans’ “Bluesette” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Back in January, bassist Josh Cohen shared his terrific story in our Reader Spotlight series. Josh is back with this new video of him performing a solo bass arrangement of the Toots Thielemans standard, “Bluesette”. “Bluesette” was first recorded by Toots in 1962, with him whistling and playing guitar in unison. Here’s the original from... »

  • Renaud Garcia-Fons: Bajo de Guia

    Renaud Garcia-Fons: Bajo de Guia

    Renaud Garcia-Fons never ceases to amaze me. Here’s another fantastic performance of his song “Bajo de Guia,” taken from his DVD The Marcevol Concert. Garcia-Fons has an insane amount of facility on the bass, especially in thumb position. His gypsy/flamenco style proves his rhythmic mastery, which is taken even further with his foot-tapping pattern. »

  • Vulfpeck: First Place

    Vulfpeck: First Place

    If you’ve been enjoying Vulpeck’s latest album, Fugue State*, I bet you’ll really enjoy watching the guys recording the album too. “First Place” is their fourth video released in support of the album. The tune was written by the multi-talented Jack Stratton, who plays piano on the track. As always, Joe Dart is laying it... »

  • Cainã Cavalcante and Michael Pipoquinha: Rei Arthur

    Cainã Cavalcante and Michael Pipoquinha: Rei Arthur

    Four years ago, we posted a video of a 13-year old Brazilian bassist named Pipoquinha performing his original song, “Rei Arthur.” His playing blew everyone away, to say the least. We’re once again featuring Michael Pipoquinha, who is now 17, performing the same song but this time accompanied by guitarist Cainã Cavalcante. It’s incredible to... »

  • Song Exclusive: “Boomerang” by You Bred Raptors?

    Song Exclusive: “Boomerang” by You Bred Raptors?

    The cello/bass/drums trio You Bred Raptors? is getting ready to release their new album Grant, and we’ve got an exclusive on the first full song from the release. Accompanying the single release of “Boomerang” is a play-through video by bassist Peat Rains, who utilizes the full range of his 8-string Conklin bass. The bassist shares... »

  • Narcissus: Criss Cross

    Narcissus: Criss Cross

    We’ve featured the solo work of bassist Huw Foster before, to rave reviews. He shared another video with us – this time in a band setting. The band is Narcissus, and this video was recorded at their EFG London Jazz Festival performance last November. Huw said that this tune, “Criss Cross” is “the most bass-centric... »

  • Alita Moses: “Miracle” Cover, with Matt Keppler

    Alita Moses: “Miracle” Cover, with Matt Keppler

    Bassist Matt Keppler shared this video with us – and this one grooves. “Recently, I wrote and recorded an arrangement of Kimbra’s new single, ‘Miracle,’” he shared. “The track came out super funky, and I’m really proud of it. I wanted to reach out and share the video with you guys, as I feel that... »