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  • Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4 (Live, 1970)

    Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4 (Live, 1970)

    Time to kick it old school with this look back at Chicago performing live at Tanglewood. The concert took place in July 1970, featuring Peter Cetera laying down some boss bass and fronting the band on the tune “25 or 6 to 4.” So good. »

  • Scott Whitley: Bass Cover of Level 42’s “Mr. Pink”

    Scott Whitley: Bass Cover of Level 42’s “Mr. Pink”

    Level 42 always has sick bass lines thanks to Mark King. That’s not lost on Scott Whitley, who whipped up this killer bass version of the tune utilizing his signature bass and a piccolo bass for the melody lines. This one is sure to get you in gear! »

  • Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis “Footprints”

    Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis “Footprints”

    We’re proud to premiere the first video in bassist Petros Klampanis’s new Rooftop Stories series with this awesome version of Wayne Shorter’s “Footprints”. “Rooftops and music – music and rooftops. There’s nothing not to love with that combination, plus having a sky full of stars makes is even more unique,” Klampanis writes. “Αllow me to... »

  • Overdriver: Three Little Birds

    Overdriver: Three Little Birds

    It has been a while since we featured an Overdriver video. The duo of Fabi Terada and Evandro Tiburski recently shared their fun cover of Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds,” which features some nifty bass by Fabi, and a Spongebob themed ukulele. »

  • Binkbeats: Little Nerves

    Binkbeats: Little Nerves

    I just discovered the artist known as Binkbeats, and I was glad I did. The producer/multi-instrumentalist handles bass, keyboards, and percussion on this tune, “Little Nerves,” and is joined by keyboardist Niels Broos on the tune. If you did this, you might want to check out his album, P.M.P.U. Part 1, which comes out next... »

  • Franck Hermanny: Georgy Porgy

    Franck Hermanny: Georgy Porgy

    Bassist Franck Hermanny always impresses with his incredible facility and musicianship on the bass. This video once again showcases all of that, with an all-bass arrangement of Toto’s “Georgy Porgy.” “Here’s my little tribute to the Porcaro Brothers, and this great tune… YES, I know, Mike Porcaro didn’t play bass on the original but listening... »

  • Meshell Ndegeocello: AOL Sessions

    Meshell Ndegeocello: AOL Sessions

    I remember this incredible AOL Session with Meshell Ndegeocello from 2002. It went missing for some time, but it has now resurfaced. I especially love her performance of “Faithful,” which happens around the 12:34 mark of this video. Thanks to my good friend Ted Gould for sharing this! »

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  • Mark Lettieri with Wes Stephenson: Montreal

    Mark Lettieri with Wes Stephenson: Montreal

    We’re big fans of bassist Wes Stephenson. Here he is performing with guitarist Mark Lettieri on the tune, “Montreal,” which appears on Lettieri’s 2016 album, . Wes always seems to find the perfect line to serve the song. Plus, he offers up a terrific solo on this one. »

  • Karl Clews: Josie

    Karl Clews: Josie

    We were all devastated by the news of the passing of Walter Becker earlier this month. Karl Clews decided to pay tribute to Mr. Becker, with a bass arrangement of Steely Dan’s “Josie.” »

  • Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #1 – Funk Groove

    Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #1 – Funk Groove

    Our friend Stuart Clayton recently made the exciting announcement that he’s kicking off a year-long series entitled “Bass Lick of the Week.” Here’s the first entry in the series, focused on playing a funk groove with a pick. “Each week I’ll be uploading a new video where I demonstrate an original bass groove – with... »