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  • Gov’t Mule with Allen Woody: Just Got Paid, Live (1996)

    Gov’t Mule with Allen Woody: Just Got Paid, Live (1996)

    Performing live at the Nescafe & Blues Festival in 1996, here’s Gov’t Mule with the late great Allen Woody tearing it up. »

  • Aram Bedrosian: Fly

    Aram Bedrosian: Fly

    Here’s another impressive solo bass performance by Aram Bedrosian, performing his original tune “Fly”. This tune is available on Bedrosian’s 2007 debut album. »

  • Carol Kaye: Slick Cat (1971)

    Carol Kaye: Slick Cat (1971)

    Wow, this one groooooooves. Bassist Carol Kaye shared this tune, saying “Slick Cat [was] cut 1971 with Joe Pass [on guitar], Paul Humphrey [on] drums ….we were just jamming some in a studio and decided to work together after this!” Carol also mentioned that while the bass in the picture is her Gibson Ripper, the... »

  • Queen: Dragon Attack Live with John Deacon (1982)

    Queen: Dragon Attack Live with John Deacon (1982)

    Here’s a clip from Queen’s 1982 performance in Canada, released on the 2007 DVD Queen Rock Montreal. Bassist John Deacon holds down catchy riff on his Fender P-bass while the band jams out a heavy groove. »

  • Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet with Felix Pastorius: Live in Rio de Janeiro

    Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet with Felix Pastorius: Live in Rio de Janeiro

    Felix Pastorius (the son of Jaco Pastorius) plays some funky bass with Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet in this live performance at the Rio Rock and Blues Club in Rio de Janeiro. If you dig that, you might want to check out the group’s new album, Live!. »

  • Gregg Allman: Just Another Rider, Live with Jerry Jemmott

    Gregg Allman: Just Another Rider, Live with Jerry Jemmott

    I’ve been listening to a ton of music with the great Jerry Jemmott lately and decided to check out some videos too. This one, which aired on The Late Show with David Letterman earlier this year, made me smile to see the bass legend still going strong. Really strong. »

  • Peter Erskine New Trio with Damian Erskine: Every Tomorrow

    Peter Erskine New Trio with Damian Erskine: Every Tomorrow

    Here’s a nice inside look at the Peter Erskine New Trio performing “Every Tomorrow” from their new album, Joy Luck. This is the first project between uncle (Peter) and nephew, bassist (and No Treble contributor) Damian Erskine. “Every Tomorrow” was written by the other member of the trio, pianist Vardan Ovsepian. Also cool: bassist Janek... »

  • Jeff Beck Live with Tal Wilkenfeld and Jimmy Page: Bolero, Immigrant Song & Peter Gunn

    Jeff Beck Live with Tal Wilkenfeld and Jimmy Page: Bolero, Immigrant Song & Peter Gunn

    This clip is from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame performance by Jeff Beck, along with Beck’s band (at the time), bassist Tal Wilkenfeld, drummer Vinnie Colaiuta and keyboardist Jason Rebello. Jimmy Page joins the band for the group’s performance of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song”. »

  • Lee Ritenour with Abraham Laboriel: Rio Funk (Live)

    Lee Ritenour with Abraham Laboriel: Rio Funk (Live)

    Here’s a terrific live performance of “Rio Funk”, with Abraham Laboriel with Lee Ritenour’s band. The guys have some fun goofing around at the beginning, before getting into seriously funky territory. Part 1: Part 2: »

  • Jaco Pastorius Word of Mouth Band: Soul Intro/The Chicken, Live (1983)

    Jaco Pastorius Word of Mouth Band: Soul Intro/The Chicken, Live (1983)

    Jaco Pastorius‘s Word of Mouth band took on many forms over the years. This line up – Mike Stern, Alex Foster, Ron Tooley, Don Alias, Kenwood Dennard and Delmar Brown – performs “Soul Intro / The Chicken”, live in Nice in 1983. »