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  • Leonid & Friends: 25 or 6 to 4

    Leonid & Friends: 25 or 6 to 4

    Bassist Leonid Vorobyev and his band Leonid & Friends loves Chicago. So they decided to do a tribute “one of the greatest bands in the world” with this cover of “25 or 6 to 4.” And they nailed it. »

  • A/C Generator: Fire Farter

    A/C Generator: Fire Farter

    Alessandro Corsi’s band A/C Generator has released a new song called “Fire Farter”, which he describes as a funk-rock piece with a crazy drum solo and tricky bass grooves. The trio is rounded out by fellow bassist Alessandro Cianferoni and drummer Marco Calì. »

  • Leo De Santi: Ananda

    Leo De Santi: Ananda

    Bassist Leo De Santi sent us this video, saying it was the first time he’s published one of his tunes. Leo’s composition skills and remarkably fluid playing are on display in this song he calls “Ananda”. Enjoy. »

  • Linus Klausenitzer: Obscura’s “Akroasis” Bass Playthrough

    Linus Klausenitzer: Obscura’s “Akroasis” Bass Playthrough

    Buckle up: Obscura bassist Linus Klausenitzer has posted a new playthrough for the title track to the band’s latest album, . Armed with a seven-string fretless, the Klausenitzer tears it up with blazing sixteenth-note runs alongside melodic counter lines. For those wanting to try it for themselves, Obscura has a bass transcription book on their... »

  • Dean Brown Group: Lucky Number 9 / Lampshade

    Dean Brown Group: Lucky Number 9 / Lampshade

    The Dean Brown Group took the stage in September in Tokyo with Hadrien Feraud on bass, Gerry Etkins on keys, Marvin “Smitty” Smith on drums, and of course, Dean on guitar. Here’s the band performing “Lucky Number 9” and “Lampshade”, which offers up some sweet grooves by Hadrien. »

  • Berklee Bass Department: Little Drummer Boy

    Berklee Bass Department: Little Drummer Boy

    One of our favorite holiday traditions is getting a holiday video from Steve Bailey and the Berklee Bass Department. This year, Steve, and fellow Berklee bass faculty Victor Wooten, John Patitucci, James Genus and Lincoln Goines put together this terrific arrangement of “Little Drummer Boy”. The bassists dedicate this year’s video to the late Victor... »

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  • Marcelo Yakko: Jingle Bass

    Marcelo Yakko: Jingle Bass

    Marcelo Yakko is a great guy (and a terrific bass player too). He shared this video with us, saying “A Christmas song to send good wishes and positive energy.” You know the tune, and Marcelo’s energy is infectious on this arrangement for two basses. Be sure to check out the outtakes at the end. »

  • Karl Clews: This Christmas

    Karl Clews: This Christmas

    Karl Clews took Donny Hathaway’s Christmas classic “This Christmas” and arranged it for solo bass. Happy holidays everyone! »

  • Audun Ramo: Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” Upright Slap Cover

    Audun Ramo: Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” Upright Slap Cover

    Jimi Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” has one of the coolest bass and guitar lines ever. Here’s an awesome version of it by bassist Audun Ramo, who adds some upright slap to the mix. »

  • Josh Cohen: Let it Snow / Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    Josh Cohen: Let it Snow / Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    Josh Cohen is helping us get into the holiday spirit with an excellent medley of two tunes: “Let it Snow” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Happy holidays! »