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  • Marcus Miller: When Doves Cry

    Marcus Miller: When Doves Cry

    Recorded live in November 2010 for a Fender event, here’s Marcus Miller performing his take on Prince’s “When Doves Cry”. »

  • Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni: Obsession

    Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni: Obsession

    After first meeting at EuroBassDay in 2010, Italian bassists Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni have teamed up for a new project called the BASStards. Featuring “fat riffs, hard grooves and catchy atmospheres,” the collaboration has released this music video to their first single, “Obsession.” »

  • Kimberly Lynn: Song with No Name

    Kimberly Lynn: Song with No Name

    Solo bassist Kimberly Lynn has shared her latest video, a live bass looping performance dubbed “Song with No Name.” Kimberly explains, “Another one of my grooves that goes over well when performing. And, as with most of my grooves that ‘turn into tunes’, I sit around a bit and ponder what to title it. In... »

  • The Ventures: Caravan Live (1990)

    The Ventures: Caravan Live (1990)

    Here’s a great video featuring The Ventures in a live performance in Japan in 1990. Steven Iarusci shares this video with us, saying “Rippin’ bassline, great groove, and a special surprise at 6:09!” The late Bob Bogle is on bass, along with Mel Taylor on drums, Gerry McGee on lead guitar and Don Wilson on... »

  • Rush: Xanadu, Live (1977)

    Rush: Xanadu, Live (1977)

    Old school Rush! As usual, three guys sound like eight as Rush performs “Xanadu” live in 1977. Editor note: this is clearly the band playing along to the studio recording. Thanks Jim C for setting the record straight in the comments. Bassist Geddy Lee is busy as usual, handling the bass, keyboards and vocal duties... »

  • Jaco Pastorius: Solo / Chromatic Fantasy / Blackbird – Live in Italy (1986)

    Jaco Pastorius: Solo / Chromatic Fantasy / Blackbird – Live in Italy (1986)

    Ingrid Pastorius shared this video of Jaco Pastorius performing solo in front of an audience in Italy in 1986. This performance includes Chromatic Fantasy/Blackbird, which appears on Jaco’s Word of Mouth album. Always great to see new footage of Jaco! Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com. »

  • Fred Horn’s “Steady Fready” with Rocco Prestia: Southwick

    Fred Horn’s “Steady Fready” with Rocco Prestia: Southwick

    Rocco Prestia shows his usual funky self in this live performance with Fred Horn’s Steady Fready band. The group is performing the Maceo Parker tune “Southwick”. Thanks to Facebook friend Per Ivar Øye who shared this video with us. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com. »

  • Marcelo Giaccardi: Blackbird

    Marcelo Giaccardi: Blackbird

    Marcelo Giaccardi recorded this version of the Beatles’ classic “Blackbird” on his modified ‘74 Fender Precision. He also recorded the rest of the instrumentation. “For the other instruments I used the Elektrik Piano from Native Instruments and the Jazz EZX drums collection from Toontrack, all within Steinberg Cubase 4 platform.” “I hope you enjoy it,”... »

  • Seasick Steve with John Paul Jones: Write Me a Few of Your Lines

    Seasick Steve with John Paul Jones: Write Me a Few of Your Lines

    Here’s a great clip of the eclectic Seasick Steve from the iTunes Festival earlier this month. The three-stringed wonder is joined Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Jack White, and Allison Mosshart for an awesome and raw rendition of the tune “Write Me a Few of Your Lines.” Check out JPJ’s bass lines, reminiscent of... »

  • Imelda May: Johnny’s Got A Boom Boom

    Imelda May: Johnny’s Got A Boom Boom

    Mike Reilly shares this video with some rockin’ bass by Al Gare. Mike said, “Saw this video from my favorite group and the bass line is amazing, thought you guys might like it.” A song about the bass? We love it. Thanks Mike. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com. »