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  • Edgar Meyer: Froglike

    Edgar Meyer: Froglike

    Words aren't enough. Here's upright master Edgar Meyer playing "Froglike", from his album Work in Progress (sadly, the album is out of print). »

  • John Entwistle: “Summertime Blues” Live Isolated Bass

    John Entwistle: “Summertime Blues” Live Isolated Bass

    This is cool... John Entwistle's isolated bass track of "Summertime Blues" (with just a touch of vocals spilling over into the bass channel). This is from Live At Leeds by The Who. »

  • Bootsy Collins: Bernie’s Interlude/ Funkentelechy

    Bootsy Collins: Bernie’s Interlude/ Funkentelechy

    Here's Bootsy Collins and his band in a live performance in 1998, performing tunes from Fresh Outta 'P' University. Bernie Worrell (keyboards) is featured big time in this piece, backed by Collins, Gary Shider and Lawrence Cornett on guitars; Gary Cooper, April Wood, Ianaya Davis, Robert Harding and Henry Benefield on vocals; Frank Waddy on… »

  • Tony Levin: Live Jam

    Tony Levin: Live Jam

    At the 2009 Bass Player Live, Tony Levin performed at the Ernie Ball Music Man booth, with the help of two drummers. Tony is using his famous "Funk Fingers" during the performance. He really gets going in part 2, with some Liquid Tension Experiment. Part 1: Part 2: »

  • Will Lee & Steve Gadd Jam Session

    Will Lee & Steve Gadd Jam Session

    This video proves it: good bass and good drums is all you need. Bassist Will Lee and drummer Steve Gadd do a nice little jam, with some commentary by Gadd on the drum/bass relationship. »

  • Squarepusher: seb-1.06

    Squarepusher: seb-1.06

    Last year, Squarepusher released a solo bass album, aptly named Solo Electric Bass 1. Here he shows off the track "seb-1.06", which has a Latin-influenced, classical guitar approach to the instrument. »

  • Cobham/Duke Band: Stratus

    Cobham/Duke Band: Stratus

    Here's a great live performance of Billy Cobham's tune "Stratus", by the Billy Cobham-George Duke Band. The performance took place at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1998. Stefan Rademacher is on bass, with Cobham on drums, Duke on keys and Carl Orr on guitar. The tune was originally recorded on Cobham's debut solo effort, Spectrum,… »

  • Richard Bona: Dina Lam

    Richard Bona: Dina Lam

    In today's featured video, Richard Bona performs his tune "Dina Lam", from the 2003 album Munia: The Tale. »

  • Voodoo Power: Hendrix/Miller Solo Bass Mashup

    Voodoo Power: Hendrix/Miller Solo Bass Mashup

    While this isn't the highest quality video out there, we couldn't pass up the chance to feature it. Bassist Viaceslav Svedov took Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)" and Marcus Miller's "Power" and mashed it up into a great solo bass performance. »

  • King Curtis & The Kingpins: Memphis Soul Stew

    King Curtis & The Kingpins: Memphis Soul Stew

    Today's special is "Memphis Soul Stew", with about a half a tea cup of bass from Jerry Jemmott. Listen to the band move, watch the people groove y'all. »