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  • 107и: Beelzebub (Bill Bruford Cover)

    107и: Beelzebub (Bill Bruford Cover)

    Our friend Steven Iarusci shard this video saying “Here’s a video I found through Jørgen Munkeby, the sax player in this video. It features bassist Michel Falcão holding down the head by locking in with the bass drum, then taking a pretty great solo, then back to the bass drum. Great stuff!” Turns out, “great... »

  • Abraham Laboriel with the CSCM Professors: The Chicken

    Abraham Laboriel with the CSCM Professors: The Chicken

    The Professors of the Cornel School of Contemporary Music got together and performed their take of “The Chicken”. The group includes Abraham Laboriel on bass, Jimmy Branly on drums, Otmaro Ruiz on keys and Allen Hinds on guitar. Many people think Jaco Pastorius wrote this tune, but it was actually composed by Alfred “Pee Wee”... »

  • Scott Devine’s Project-Live Band: Long Time Coming

    Scott Devine’s Project-Live Band: Long Time Coming

    Scott Devine wrote “Long Time Coming” and took it into the studio with his Project-Live Band. Scott said the tune “was recorded completely live, no rehearsals… just 5 guys in the studio having fun and seeing what they can come up with.” Great laid back tune, with great musicians and a terrific bass solo. What... »

  • Brad Russell: Cult of Personality

    Brad Russell: Cult of Personality

    Here’s something you wouldn’t expect: a cover of Living Colour’s “Cult of Personality” on bass, drums and 7-string electric violin. The entire arrangement was put together by bassist Brad Russell, who absolutely tears the song up with a gnarly distortion and blazing licks. He then trades solos with violinist Earl Maneein while Jason Furman holds... »

  • Evan Marien: I Can’t Complain

    Evan Marien: I Can’t Complain

    Evan Marien is releasing his new album, We Are All You on March 18th. In advance of the release, he’s shared the video for the album’s first track, “I Can’t Complain”. The album is currently available for pre-order on Bandcamp. »

  • Meshell Ndegeocello: “Loyalty” Live

    Meshell Ndegeocello: “Loyalty” Live

    Our friend Cory OBrien sent this video of Meshell Ndegeocello performing her tune “Loyalty” live on the Chris Rock Show. Cory said the tune “exemplifies the impact of tone + feel and and the power [of] defining the pocket.” I couldn’t say it any better than that. Enjoy. »

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  • Igor Saavedra and Junior Ribeiro Braguinha: Footprints

    Igor Saavedra and Junior Ribeiro Braguinha: Footprints

    Marie Takahashi shared this awesome video of South American bass heavyweights Igor Saavedra and Junior Ribeiro Braguinha getting down on Wayne Shorter’s “Footprints.” The video was filmed during a workshop at the Escola de Música e Tecnologia in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Saavedra kicks off the solos on his custom 8-string extended range bass and knocks... »

  • Uriah Duffy: NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    Uriah Duffy: NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    You know, I’m really missing the NAMM Show (and the Bass Bash events that go with it). So here’s something to ease the pain… Uriah Duffy’s performance at the best event happening in Anaheim during the annual Winter NAMM Show. Uriah kicks things off with a killer solo bass version of Lorde’s “Royals“ before the... »

  • Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

    I was the oldest guy in the No Treble crew, and Snarky Puppy went on really late at the 2014 NAMM Bass Bash this year. So I missed their performance in favor of some much needed sleep. Thanks to the guys at Gospel Chops, we have this video of Michael League and the gang to... »

  • Victor Wooten, Regi Wooten & Steve Smith: Studio Jam

    Victor Wooten, Regi Wooten & Steve Smith: Studio Jam

    This video was filmed over three years ago I believe, but somehow I’ve missed it all this time. Victor Wooten with his brother, guitarist Regi Wooten, and drummer Steve Smith decided to jam in the studio. The result was the trio’s unique version Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon”. »