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  • Petros Klampanis: Basscape

    Petros Klampanis: Basscape

    Greek bassist Petros Klampanis proves for us again that all you need is bass. Utilizing his upright and a looper, Klampanis lays down a cool groove on his tune “Basscape,” written in 11/8 time. »

  • Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Resolution

    Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Resolution

    Here’s a great look at Victor Wooten and Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford in studio and performing a great tune from Yin-Yang. “This is another song that Carter had to walk in and learn on the spot,” Victor said. “He switches between 6/8, 3/4, and who knows what during this song. As usual he... »

  • No Treble Originals: How to Fix a Guitar

    No Treble Originals: How to Fix a Guitar

    No Treble’s all-new original video tutorial for fixing a guitar. Be sure to share this excellent advice with your guitar player friends. Just 3 easy steps! »

  • Daniel Rey: Palenque

    Daniel Rey: Palenque

    Facebook friend César Romo Castro sent us this video of bassist Daniel Rey performing his original composition, “Palenque”. Daniel’s technique is truly remarkable – especially his right hand, which doesn’t look quite human. Have a video to share? Drop us a note at videos@notreble.com. »

  • Chick Corea: “Spain” Live Downbeat Performance, with Stanley Clarke (1975)

    Chick Corea: “Spain” Live Downbeat Performance, with Stanley Clarke (1975)

    So cool to see these guys back in the day, performing Chick Corea’s “Spain” following a Downbeat Reader’s Poll Award for Corea. The band includes Corea’s RTF bandmates Stanley Clarke on double bass and Lenny White on drums, and featuring Hubert Laws on flute, George Benson on guitar and Bill Waltrous on trombone. »

  • Esperanza Spalding: Wild Is The Wind, Live

    Esperanza Spalding: Wild Is The Wind, Live

    Esperanza Spalding leads this beautiful performance of “Wild Is The Wind”, filmed live in San Sebastian in 2009. The tune is from Esperanza’s Chamber Music Society. This one has it all. »

  • Smooth Funk Bass Jam

    Smooth Funk Bass Jam

    Bassist Philip Smith says, “a little funk jam for you.” Philip played all the instruments on this track, but it is the bass we liked the most, of course. »

  • The Rockin’ Chair Bass

    The Rockin’ Chair Bass

    Last week we featured a video about a bass being built into a snowboard. This time, it’s a little different. According to the guys who made this, “the Rockin Chair was invented on a coffee break at a newspaper in Värmland, Sweden, back in 1984 by the journalist Kjell Palmers and noted by his college... »

  • Jaco Pastorius & Weather Report: Birdland Live (1978)

    Jaco Pastorius & Weather Report: Birdland Live (1978)

    More previously unreleased Jaco Pastorius gold: a live performance of “Birdland”, performed by Weather Report in Pennsylvania in 1978. Drummer Peter Erskine’s father Dr. Fred Erskine filmed the concerts in both Reading and Washington, Pennsylvania. Peter shared with Rick Suchow, “The sound came direct from the front-of-house mix board, engineered by Brian Risner, and my... »

  • Ariane Cap: Bach Improvisation and Badinerie

    Ariane Cap: Bach Improvisation and Badinerie

    Bassist Ariane Cap plays a duet (with herself) dubbed “Bach Me Up”. Ariane performs this on her 6 string Marleaux Consat. »