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  • Sebi’s Video Song Jam

    No this is what we’re talking about when we say “all bass, no treble”. Sebastiano Mereu, aka monsterbazz was one of the first to submit to the no treble Youtube group, and we sure were glad he did. Sebastiano shares, “I love to play the bass and I love to hear songs with only bass... »

  • Join the no treble video community

    Have a video you’d like to share with no treble readers? We just set up a no treble Youtube group so you can do just that. Add your favorites there and join in on the discussions on the group page. If you add a video, we’ll feature it here with credit and links to you.... »

  • Carla Bley & Steve Swallow: Major

    Our friend Will wrote in asking, “What’s up with Steve Swallow?” So we started watching video after video of Steve on Youtube. This duet with Carla Bley, from a 2000 performance, caught our eye (and ears). Enjoy Major: »

  • Zuzo Moussawer: Two Hand Tapping the Standards

    Zuzo Moussawer: Two Hand Tapping the Standards

    Zuzo Moussawer is a Brazilian bass player who has been tapping two-handedly for years. In October 2005 he entered the International Solo Bass Competition coming in second place after Jeff Schmidt. The panel of judges consisted of such prominent names as Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Anthony Jackson, Will Lee, and drummer Gregg Bissonette. He has... »

  • Brent Rusinow: Havona

    Brent Rusinow: Havona

    During the New Hampshire Bass Fest in 2007, Brent Rusinow decided to tackle the bass part for the Jaco Pastorius tune, “Havona”, as recorded on Weather Report’s Heavy Weather album. And he nailed it. We especially love how he just ran up to the chair, sat down and jumped right in, Jaco style. »

  • Willie Dixon: Bassology

    Willie Dixon: Bassology

    Todays’ featured video showcases the amazing skills of bassist Willie Dixon, performing in 1966. This clip, filmed by the Canadian television network CBC, was re-discovered 30 years later and released on a DVD entitled . Special thanks to The Blues Blogger, for the tip and the great story. »

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  • Kai Eckhardt: Bass Solo

    Kai Eckhardt: Bass Solo

    Check out Kai Eckhardt taking a solo during a performance with John McLaughlin. John digs it. »

  • Michel Camilo with Anthony Jackson: From Within

    Michel Camilo with Anthony Jackson: From Within

    Today’s guest post is from Flemming Dørken, who writes: Check out this amazing trio featuring the inventor of the six string bass, the amazing Anthony Jackson. The technical ability of each of these guys clearly shines through. Very cool trio, melodic and no doubt a technically challenging tune. We couldn’t agree more, Flemming. »

  • Giovanni Scarabel’s Collage Jam: Jaco’s “Reza”

    Giovanni Scarabel’s Collage Jam: Jaco’s “Reza”

    Today’s featured vid showcases the bass playing skills of Giovanni Scarabel and his band, Collage. They didn’t pick any easy tune to record either. The chose “Reza” by Jaco Pastorius. We think you’ll enjoy. »

  • Ray Brown: “Black Orpheus” Bass Solo

    Ray Brown: “Black Orpheus” Bass Solo

    Here’s the latest video pick from our good buddy, Will, featuring Ray Brown on his 75th birthday (2001). »