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  • Les Claypool Forms Supergroup with Neil Peart, Stewart Copeland and Danny Carey

    Les Claypool Forms Supergroup with Neil Peart, Stewart Copeland and Danny Carey

    Les Claypool has joined forces with Rush’s Neil Peart, the Police’s Stewart Copeland and Tool’s Danny Carey to form “Carey Claypool Copeland Peart” or “CCCP.” The supergroup is documented with a jam called “Count Drumula,” recently posted on Neil Peart’s website. The extent of the collaboration is unclear, as no other announcements about the group... »

  • Robert Szewczuga: Bass Duet

    Robert Szewczuga: Bass Duet

    Bassist Robert Szewczuga shares this video with us, featuring a bass duet he used as a promo for the jazz festival “Lotos Jazz Festival Bielska Zadymka Jazzowa”. Robert plays his MusicMan Stingray 5 for both parts. We only wish it ran a little longer. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com. »

  • Victor Wooten and Dane Alderson Jam

    Victor Wooten and Dane Alderson Jam

    Following their bass clinics at Thump Music’s event last year, Victor Wooten and Dane Alderson took the stage to jam. Eventually, the duo gets to their version of “The Chicken”. Thanks to Alejandro Perez, who sent us videos of Dane. »

  • Led Zeppelin: Dazed And Confused (Live, 1969)

    Led Zeppelin: Dazed And Confused (Live, 1969)

    Recorded live for Denmark Radio in 1968, here’s the boys from Led Zeppelin performing “Dazed and Confused”. John Paul Jones and John Bonham really get things rocking around the five minute mark. »

  • Rick Reese with the John Sutton Band: Steal My Kisses

    Rick Reese with the John Sutton Band: Steal My Kisses

    When bassist Rick Reese wants to lay it down, he means it. Rick sent us this video of The John Sutton Band performing a live cover of Ben Harper’s “Steal My Kisses” (which features one of my favorite bassists ever on the original, Juan Nelson). Check out Rick’s “floor bass solo” in the middle of... »

  • The First Barbarians with Willie Weeks: Shirley, Live (1974)

    The First Barbarians with Willie Weeks: Shirley, Live (1974)

    A group led by Ronnie Wood dubbed “The First Barbarians” recorded a concert album in July, 1974. with material from one of the two performances at London’s Kilburn Gaumont State Theatre used for the release (now available as a DVD/CD set). The concert was in support of Wood’s album I’ve Got My Own Album to... »

  • The Fab Faux: Abbey Road Medley

    The Fab Faux: Abbey Road Medley

    The Fab Faux is one of if not the best Beatles tribute bands. Consisting of bassist Will Lee and Jimmy Vivino, Rich Pagano, Frank Agnello and Jack Petruzzelli. This is part of an in-studio medley of the Fab Four’s Abbey Road, featuring the songs “Sun King” through “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window.” Gotta... »

  • The Scuba Cult: Salvoed

    The Scuba Cult: Salvoed

    Here’s a cool video for “Salvoed” by the one-man-band called Scuba Cult. Rocking out on a Wal bass, the track features just bass and a Dr. Rhythm 808 track. The video on the other hand, features a guy in a big white hat. »

  • Buddy Guy, Jack Bruce, Buddy Miles, Dick Heckstall-Smith: Mary Had a Little Lamb (Live, 1969)

    Buddy Guy, Jack Bruce, Buddy Miles, Dick Heckstall-Smith: Mary Had a Little Lamb (Live, 1969)

    Today’s clip comes from the documentary Supershow, filmed in 1969 and featuring Jack Bruce, Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy, Buddy Miles, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Chris Mercer, Eric Clapton, Colloseum, Buddy Guy, Roland Kirk and Stephen Stills. This was dubbed “the last great jam of the ’60s”. Here, Buddy Guy, Jack Bruce, Buddy Miles and Dick Heckstall-Smith perform... »

  • Hadrien Feraud: “Marching Powder” Live Bass Solo

    Hadrien Feraud: “Marching Powder” Live Bass Solo

    I’m not sure I’ve seen a performance by Hadrien Feraud that didn’t blow me away. But this one is perhaps one of the best of them all. Recorded at The Baked Potato in March, 2011, Feraud takes a solo during the tune “Marching Powder” with “Bubba Lugatz” – in 15/8. The band includes Chris Coleman... »