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  • 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. »

  • 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. »

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  • 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. »

  • Marcus Miller Live: Higher Ground

    Marcus Miller Live: Higher Ground

    Here’s Marcus Miller with his band in Leverkusen in 2007, doing his version of Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground”. »

  • Robin Koerts: Funk Soul Scream

    Robin Koerts: Funk Soul Scream

    Robin Koerts is perhaps most famous for his amusing parody videos of Mark King and Michael Manring, but as the following video shows he definitely knows how to play the bass himself. »

  • Paola Venturini: Ave Maria Bass and Voice Solo

    Here’s Italian bassist Paola Venturini doing her version of Ave Maria by Bach/Gounod: For more of Paola Venturini check out her web site. »

  • Jorge Pardo, Carles Benavent and Tino di Geraldo: Jazz Drums, Bass & Flute

    Here’s a cool trio, I wish there were more like these out there. Jorge Pardo on the flute is joined by Carles Benavent with his characteristic sound on the bass and Tino di Geraldo on the drums. »

  • Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud: NAMM ’08 Jam

    Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud: NAMM ’08 Jam

    Here’s a nice little jam session between Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud at the Markbass booth during NAMM 2008. »

  • Chick Corea Trio with Frank Gambale, Antonio Sanchez and Tal Wilkenfeld: Lenore

    Here’s a 2007 performance of the Chick Corea Trio with bassist Tal Wilkenfeld and drummer Antonio Sanchez, joined by guitarist Frank Gambale. The performance took place at the Melbourne Jazz festival. »