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  • Stanley Clarke acoustic bass solo (1994)

    In 1994, Stanley Clarke, Al DiMeola and Jean Luc Ponty performed in Montreux. A DVD of the live performance emerged more than 10 years later. This segment features Clarke’s extended solo break, including quotes from his Spanish Phases for Strings and Bass and self-titled albums. »

  • Hank Jones, Ray Brown & Buddy Rich: Ad Lib

    This video, recorded in 1950, is short but sweet, featuring Hank Jones on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Buddy Rich on drums. »

  • Miles Davis Quintet: All Blues live (1964)

    Happy Sunday. Enjoy one from the archives: the Miles Davis Quintet performing “All Blues”, with Ron Carter on bass The group: Miles Davis – trumpet Wayne Shorter – tenor sax Herbie Hancock – piano Ron Carter – bass Tony Williams – drums »

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  • Arild Andersen and the Snétberger Trio

    Today’s video features bassist Arild Andersen, performing with the Snétberger Trio. Ferenc Snétberger is on guitar and Paolo Vinaccia is on percussion, in this 2005 performance. »

  • Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass and Bass

    Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass and Bass

    Our very own Donovan Stokes posted this video, featuring his bass studio at Shenandoah University. The group, performing “Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass and Bass” by Christian Gentet from L’orchestre de Contrebasses (France), includes Dr. Stokes, Allegra Hale, Eric Price, Kevin Johnson, Robin Rhodes and Maya Jones. The performance gets the big No Treble stamp... »

  • Michael Manring: My Three Moons

    Michael Manring: My Three Moons

    Michael Manring held a bass workshop in Sligo, Ireland on October 2, 2009, and performed his first-ever concert in Ireland that night. Event organizer Eddie Lee shares this video with us, saying “Hi guys, thought of you when I managed to capture this gem from last week’s workshop with Michael Manring. What a wonderful musician,... »

  • Bruno Migliari Trio: Three Views of a Secret

    Today, we start something a little new… spotlighting videos posted by our friends on No Treble’s Facebook page. The first one is from bassist Bruno Migliari and his Trio, performing the Jaco Pastorius composition, Three Views of a Secret. The performance took place live at Rio Carioca jazz club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nice... »

  • Dan Berglund: live bass solo

    Today’s video features bassist Dan Berglund taking a solo during a performance with the Esbjörn Svensson Trio (E.S.T.) E.S.T. was a Swedish jazz trio consisting of Esbjörn Svensson on piano, Berglund on bass, and Magnus Öström on drums. This is the bass solo and intro to tune “Behind The Yashmak”, performed live at Jazz à... »

  • Stuart Clayton: solo bass jazz medley

    Another great video from Flemming’s list… this time, bassist Stuart Clayton performs a medley of jazz tunes. »

  • Space Opera: solo bass by Aram Bedrosian

    Flemming recommended this video, featuring Aram Bedrosian performing his original solo bass piece, Space Opera. Space Opera is one of the tunes on Aram’s album: Amazon.com Widgets And be sure to check out more at arambedrosian.com. »