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  • Leo Fender and the History of the Electric Bass

    Leo Fender and the History of the Electric Bass

    A guy who goes by the name “davey4557” on Youtube has posted a short but amazing video on the history of the electric bass and Leo Fender. While it is very cool to see the progression of Leo’s basses, I had serious gear envy after realizing all the basses in the video belong to Davey.... »

  • Bootsy Collins: Another Point of View

    We get a lot of requests to feature Bootsy Collins videos, so here’s a great classic Bootsy Collins Rubber Band performance of “Another Point of View”. Funky! »

  • Tony Senatore on 12-string & Percy Jones on Fretless: Holyland

    Here’s an excerpt from Tony Senatore’s DVD called A 12 String Bass X-Ploration. This track is called “Holyland” and features Tony Senatore on the 12 string bass and the great Percy Jones on fretless bass. For details on the DVD and how to get it, visit Senny.com. »

  • Alec Harrison: Last of the Light

    Alec Harrison: Last of the Light

    Alec Harrison is a young and talented solo bassist from England who currently lives in New Zealand, where he is writing material for his new album. He released a solo album in 2009 called Last of the Light, which features 5 original songs played on his piccolo bass. Here is the title track: »

  • Matthew Garrison and Edmar Castaneda: Epifani Jam

    Here are two amazing musicians in action, having a jam in the Epifani shop in Brooklyn: Edmar Castaneda on the harp and Matthew Garrison on his signature 5-string Fodera bass. »

  • Dave Holland Quintet: Free for All

    Here’s a live performance of Dave Holland with his Quintet at the Newport Jazz Festival, performing “Free for All”. »

  • Alvaro Martín: Columbian Spirit

    In this video Alvaro Martín spotlights a Columbian genre of music called Pasillo, which is typical of the country’s Andean region. The song is called “Espíritu Colombiano” (“Colombian Spirit”) and it was composed by Luis Eduardo a.k.a. “Lucho” Bermúdez. »

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  • Don Schiff’s 2-Handed Stick Bass Tapping: A Great Ship Named Hal

    Okay Stick fans… here’s one for you: Don Schiff jamming on the 8-string Stick Bass. »

  • Tony Levin’s BassCam: Sledgehammer

    Tony Levin’s BassCam: Sledgehammer

    Here’s Tony Levin giving us a unique perspective of a Peter Gabriel concert in Lima, Peru. I love Tony’s background vocal appearance. Check out more from Tony Levin’s Road Diary. »

  • Return to Forever: Vulcan Worlds

    I’ve always loved the jazz-fusion music that came out of the ’70s, and Return to Forever is no exception. Check out this video of the group playing Stanley Clarke’s composition Vulcan Worlds, and watch out for the split-screen solo exchange around the 4-minute-mark. »