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  • Rebecca Johnson Band: Come On Come Over

    Rebecca Johnson Band: Come On Come Over

    We’ve featured Rebecca Johnson before. In fact, we’ve featured her playing Jaco Pastorius’ “Come On Come Over” too. But this one is a newer version, with a new lineup – and a new bass. And it is too good not to share again. “Thought I’d send you a new link from a killer gig we... »

  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra: This is the Last Hurrah

    Jonathan Scales Fourchestra: This is the Last Hurrah

    Jody Miller shoots some impressive videos. He shared this one with this note: “This is the second installment of Jonathan Scales Fourchestra from their stop through Chicago. I met Jonathan last year when I shot some video with bassist Cody Wright… Jonathan is an extremely talented Steel Pan player who is traveling the world with... »

  • Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Billy Sheehan

    Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Billy Sheehan

    Stuart Clayton is working on a major update of his book, Giants of Bass. One of the bass giants he’s featuring is Billy Sheehan, who has done a lot in his career since the first version of the book. In this video, Stuart explains the update and the story behind this new track for the... »

  • Tim Carey: You Don’t Know What Love Is

    Tim Carey: You Don’t Know What Love Is

    Many of you will remember bassist Tim Carey from his videos with vocalist Amanda Taylor. Tim sent us this video saying “It’s different than what I’ve shared before but I think the community will really dig it. It’s an arrangement for septet with the extremely talented Isabella Du Graf on vocals which features sections of... »

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  • Kinga Głyk: Tears In Heaven

    Kinga Głyk: Tears In Heaven

    Bassist Kinga Głyk stunned us all with this excellent cover of a cover of “Tears In Heaven.” The original is by Eric Clapton. Kinga’s all-bass performance is a cover of the one by Jeff Berlin. »

  • Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals: Shine

    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals: Shine

    Regular readers here know we’re big fans of Juan Nelson. So hearing him back with Ben Harper (& The Innocent Criminals) is a thrill. From the band’s latest release, Call It What It Is, here’s “Shine”. We hope they’re here to stay. »

  • Yes: Live at Beat-Club (1969)

    Yes: Live at Beat-Club (1969)

    Kenny Brault sent this to me saying, “Chris Squire‘s bass tone and style back in 1969… Amazing. Well established back then.” This was recorded for German TV show, Beat-Club in 1969. Here’s the track list for the video: No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed Looking Around Survival And the lineup: Jon Anderson: lead vocals, percussion... »

  • Dmitry Lisenko and Aram Bedrosian: Echoes

    Dmitry Lisenko and Aram Bedrosian: Echoes

    Dmitry Lisenko shared his new project with us – an electric and acoustic bass duo he’s formed with Aram Bedrosian. Here’s their first video, entitled “Echoes”. We’re keeping our eye out for more from these two! »

  • Zander Zon: The Last of the Mohicans for Solo Bass

    Zander Zon: The Last of the Mohicans for Solo Bass

    Zander Zon is back with another movie theme arranged for solo bass. And this time, he employs his new fretless and his traditional fretted with the help of an Ebow and some pedals. Enjoy. »

  • Hal Crook, Featuring Esperanza Spalding: Never Again

    Hal Crook, Featuring Esperanza Spalding: Never Again

    Berklee recently celebrated the music of trombonist Hal Crook (who graduated Berklee in 1971). The lineup for this was pretty impressive, with Berklee alum Esperanza Spalding on vocals and bass, saxophonist Chris Cheek, pianist Leo Genovese, Lionel Loueke and drummer Antonio Sanchez. Here’s the group performing Crook’s tune “Never Again”. »