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  • Talking Heads: Heaven, Live

    Talking Heads: Heaven, Live

    I’m going to warn you… if you grew up in the 80′s, this story will probably make you feel old. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense. Shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December, 1983, the footage captures the band during their tour... »

  • Common Thread with Alissia Benveniste: For the One Time

    Common Thread with Alissia Benveniste: For the One Time

    Regular No Treble readers will probably recognize Alissia Benveniste from the killer videos we’ve shared in the past of her band. Here’s Alissia performing with Common Thread – a band she cofounded, described as “a collective of like-minded musicians from all over the globe, brought together by a passion for good vibes, music that makes... »

  • Michelle Kuban: Over You

    Michelle Kuban: Over You

    Camarel bassist/vocalist Michelle Kuban took to the studio to record a scaled back version of the band’s song “Over You.” Using overdubs, Kuban lays down the bass line and chords as well as the lead and backup vocals. »

  • Shahab Tolouie and Jan Urbanec: Natalia

    Shahab Tolouie and Jan Urbanec: Natalia

    I received a note from bassist Jan Urbanec about a new video by the incredible duo he has with guitarist Shahab Tolouie. Of course, any time that happens, I can’t wait to check out what they’re up to with their “flamenco fusion” sound. As always, Jan’s note came with a little humor: “I know No... »

  • Jermaine Morgan with Brien Andrews: Walkin’ the Talk “Revisited”

    Jermaine Morgan with Brien Andrews: Walkin’ the Talk “Revisited”

    Here’s a great video bassist Jermaine Morgan shared on our Facebook page. Morgan builds a huge groove with drummer Brien Andrews on a playthrough of the track “Walkin’ the Talk” from his debut album, . Make sure to check out Morgan’s solo at the 3:44 mark. »

  • Zawinul Legacy Band Featuring Hadrien Feraud: Bass Solo and “Port of Entry”

    Zawinul Legacy Band Featuring Hadrien Feraud: Bass Solo and “Port of Entry”

    Bassist Hadrien Feraud completely rips it up in this video of the Zawinul Legacy Band performing “Port of Entry.” The clip starts with a bass solo and you can almost see the smoke coming from his fingers as shreds across the entire instrument. The rest of the band then kicks in with the Weather Report... »

  • Chaka Khan Live with Andrew Gouche: I Feel For You / Ain’t Nobody

    Chaka Khan Live with Andrew Gouche: I Feel For You / Ain’t Nobody

    Now this is a concert I wish I was at. Here are two videos of Andrew Gouche grooving like no other with Chaka Khan at the Java Jazz Festival in 2007. The band began the show with the combination of “I Feel For You” (first video) before segueing into “Ain’t Nobody” (second video). »

  • Wonderlush: JAM

    Wonderlush: JAM

    Wonderlush has been dubbed the “UK’s very own P-Funk group”, which is saying a lot. But they’re backing it up. Wonderlush is supporting George Clinton’s & Parliament’s UK tour and Reading Festival appearance. Their bassist is Punkpappa, who lays down some killer bass on this track and is a huge part of the group living... »

  • Aaron Gibson: “Fly By Night” All-Bass Cover

    Aaron Gibson: “Fly By Night” All-Bass Cover

    As many of you know, we’re big fans of bassist Aaron Gibson. I know many of you are as well. For his latest project, Aaron decided that since he was already doing cover tunes, he should honor some of the heroes who have made the bass what it is today. Geddy Lee fits that bill... »

  • Studio Jams with Victor Bailey: The Chicken

    Studio Jams with Victor Bailey: The Chicken

    I really dig what the guys at Studio Jams do. In each episode, they bring in a group of talented musicians, many who are meeting each other for the first time, and let them create music. In episode #38, which was released in 2009, Victor Bailey, Jeff Golub on guitar, Matt King on keys and... »