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  • Jason Everett: Indian Vocal Melody on 7-String Fretless Bass

    Jason Everett: Indian Vocal Melody on 7-String Fretless Bass

    Inspiration can come from anywhere, and combining your inspiration with your passion creates something special. Jason Everett sent in this video of himself playing along with the song “Jog” on his 7-string fretless bass. “I have loved Indian music for nearly 30 years and this vocal solo by Ujwal Nagar is a great example of... »

  • Tower of Power: “Knock Yourself Out”, Live

    Tower of Power: “Knock Yourself Out”, Live

    We’ve been thinking about Rocco Prestia a lot lately, as he’s been struggling with health issues. This man has been showing us how to do it for a long time. Here’s just another reminder: Tower of Power’s live performance of “Knock Yourself Out” in 2005. This is the funk. If you’d like to join us... »

  • Alissia Benveniste: Holdin’ On

    Alissia Benveniste: Holdin’ On

    Alissia Benveniste floored everyone at No Treble with her first music video, “Let It Out“. Readers agreed – it was the most watched video for the whole month of February. Alissia is back with an equally funky original song called “Holdin’ On,” complete with a big horn section and even bigger groove. »

  • Bruno Tauzin: Fender Jazz Bass Solo and Precision Groove

    Bruno Tauzin: Fender Jazz Bass Solo and Precision Groove

    The Fender Jazz and Precision basses are iconic in their tonal qualities. Bruno Tauzin created a couple videos to showcase each with a groove on his Precision and a tasty solo on his Jazz. Which one do you prefer? Tell us in the comments. Fender Jazz Bass Solo Fender Precision Bass Groove »

  • Aaron Gibson: Hard to Get

    Aaron Gibson: Hard to Get

    It is truly remarkable to me how Aaron Gibson can make his bass sing. In this video, Aaron covers the Rich Mullins tune, “Hard to Get” with his trademark style. “My friend Perry Gerber lent me this fabulous Telefunken microphone, so naturally, I had to employ it for a video,” Aaron shared. “With little time... »

  • The Beatles’ “Drive My Car” Isolated Bass

    The Beatles’ “Drive My Car” Isolated Bass

    Our isolated bass track on the Beatles’ “Lovely Rita” is getting a lot of attention lately. Here’s another isolated track for the the tune “Drive My Car”, which appeared on the 1965 release Rubber Soul. »

  • The Who: Rare Live Performance of “Baba O’Reilly”

    The Who: Rare Live Performance of “Baba O’Reilly”

    We’ve uncovered what we believe to be an extremely rare video of the Who performing their hit, “Baba O’Reilly” in today’s featured video. The details are a little sketchy… maybe you know more about it than we do. »

  • (718): El Sombrero, Live at Blue Note

    (718): El Sombrero, Live at Blue Note

    Many bassists will know Phil Palombi as a jazz bass guru and Scott Lafaro aficionado, but he’s got a funky electric side too. Here’s a video of his spacey jam trio (718) performing “El Sombrero” during their CD release party at the Blue Note in New York City. The group also includes keyboardist Matthew Fries... »

  • Deep Purple: Pictures of Home, Live at Montreux

    Deep Purple: Pictures of Home, Live at Montreux

    Our Facebook friend Keith Devereux wrote to us saying, “How about some videos of Roger Glover? A very much overlooked but very talented Bass player.” It reminded me of one of my favorite Deep Purple tunes, “Pictures of Home,” which first appeared on their iconic Machine Head album. Here’s Glover with Deep Purple performing the... »

  • Daniel Toledo: Mikkakan

    Daniel Toledo: Mikkakan

    No Treble reader Daniel Toledo shared this video with us, of a great tune he wrote and recorded earlier this month. The tune “Mikkakan” was recorded at the studios at Berklee in Valencia, Spain. So perfect for a Saturday afternoon. »