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  • Marcus Miller: Come Together

    Marcus Miller: Come Together

    Marcus Miller just shared this video on Facebook from over the weekend at the Solidarity of Arts Festival in Gdansk, Poland. The group, which includes Miller, Leszek Możdżer, Alex Han, and Louis Cato, rips through a funkified version of the Beatles’ tune, "Come Together". »

  • Jimmy Garrison with John Coltrane: Impressions

    Jimmy Garrison with John Coltrane: Impressions

    Here is a classic example of modal jazz with the John Coltrane Quartet, featuring Jimmy Garrison on bass, McCoy Tyner on piano, and Elvin Jones on drums. Garrison takes an extended and intimate solo in the middle to add character to the song. Garrison had a long standing relationship with Coltrane, and played with him… »

  • Renaud Garcia Fons: Berimbass on 5-string Double Bass

    Renaud Garcia Fons: Berimbass on 5-string Double Bass

    The following video features the great, French upright bassist Renaud Garcia Fons playing a tune called "Berimbass". This is from his CD, Arcoluz. »

  • Francois C. Delacoudre: Slap Bass Funk Jazz… Boomerang

    Francois C. Delacoudre: Slap Bass Funk Jazz… Boomerang

    In the mood for some bass slapping? In that case here is Francios C. Delacoudre's tune "Boomerang". I like the sound of his Luthman Supreme 4 bass. »

  • Miles Hancock: Solo Loop Bass

    Miles Hancock: Solo Loop Bass

    Here's bassist Miles Hancock, performing an original solo bass composition for the BOSS Loop Station contest. »

  • Peelgreems: Shenmue, with Michael Manring (Album Sneak Peek)

    Peelgreems: Shenmue, with Michael Manring (Album Sneak Peek)

    Michael Manring shared this video, saying "I recently played on a tune for a cross-cultural rock project called Peelgreems... Cool stuff!" We agree! This track is from the upcoming album, due out later this year. The band includes Alexis Hadefi on guitars and vocals, Manring on bass, Hycarpi on vocals and Kenneth Schalk on drums. »

  • Eberhard Weber: Live Solo

    Eberhard Weber: Live Solo

    Here's a great live solo by Eberhard Weber, filmed during a tour with the Jan Garbarek Group in 2006. »

  • Rudy Sarzo Solo with Blue Oyster Cult

    Rudy Sarzo Solo with Blue Oyster Cult

    Here is a fan-shot video from a Blue Oyster Cult performance where they let veteran rocker Rudy Sarzo really shine. Rudy hits pretty much every era of his career, jamming with the band to tunes from Quiet Riot, White Snake and Ozzy, before taking a little Stanley Clarke-inspired solo. »

  • Stan Sargeant and Juan Nelson Live Jam

    Stan Sargeant and Juan Nelson Live Jam

    Here's a great video from bassists Stan Sargeant and Juan Nelson. The bass duo is jamming at the Ernie Ball Music Man booth during Bass Player Live in 2009. Stan is playing a Bongo 6, upside down and left handed. Juan is on a Sterling 5. »

  • Michael Hedges with Michael Manring: Orphan From Baltimore (1980′s)

    Michael Hedges with Michael Manring: Orphan From Baltimore (1980′s)

    Here's some vintage Michael Manring for you! This is a clip from the early '80's featuring long-time Manring collaborator and friend, the late Michael Hedges on acoustic guitar. The performance took place at the New Varsity Theater in Palo Alto, California. »