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  • Meshell Ndegeocello: Faithful, live

    There’s not a lot of bass in the first part of Meshell Ndegeocello‘s live recording of “Faithful”, but what bass is there is pretty sweet. Make it beyond the halfway mark, and there’s a nice little bonus jam, where Meshell really gets going. We don’t get many opportunities to run videos of Meshell (not many... »

  • Russ Sargeant: Loop Improv #1

    This video was put together by one of our own contributors, Russ Sargeant! As Russ explains, “Very rough around the edges, too long, sound glitches and loop too quiet … BUT… battling against sound routing gremlins, this is my first video of an improvisation using my looping gear: Mobius, Boss FC-50 Midi Foot Controller and... »

  • Bill Clements: Fret-grooving

    Bill Clements: Fret-grooving

    Check out this video of Bill Clements, playing with one hand! Clements lost his right arm in an industrial accident in 1989. He released his first CD, Undergroundalienbass in 2005. His bass is also unique, using a “fret-groove” system where the frets are actually concave and carved out of the neck rather than laying on... »

  • Roberto Aymes Quartet: Besame Mucho live performance

    This great latin jazz video features bassist Roberto Aymes, performing killer solos over “Besame Mucho”, with his band the Roberto Aymes Art Latin Jazz Quartet. The band features Aymes on bass, Jaime Reyes on piano, Mario Bastarrica on percussion and Salvador Merchand on drums. This tune swings! You can check out more on Aymes at... »

  • Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey: Mercy Mercy Mercy live at NAMM 2009

    Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey: Mercy Mercy Mercy live at NAMM 2009

    Check out Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey performing Joe Zawinul’s “Mercy Mercy Mercy”, along with David “Fingers” Haynes, at the PreSonus booth. »

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  • Debra Killings: Love, live

    This video shows bassist and singer Debra Killings performing “Love” off her 2003 album Surrender. In addition to her own compositions, Debra has played bass on many OutKast albums and has been a backup singer on most of the albums released by TLC. »

  • Hiromi with Tony Grey: Live at Duc des Lombards

    Hiromi with Tony Grey: Live at Duc des Lombards

    Today’s video shows off the incredible line up of pianist Hiromi with bassist Tony Grey, drummer Mauricio Zottarelli and guitarist John Shannon, performing live at Duc des Lombards in Paris. »

  • Kilian Duarte: Portrait of Tracy

    Bassist Kilian Duarte sent us a note, sharing his version of the Jaco Pastorius tune, “Portrait of Tracy”. Kilian asked us for feedback… post in the comments below. »

  • Pino Palladino Live with John Mayer Trio: Who Did You Think I Was?

    Pino Palladino Live with John Mayer Trio: Who Did You Think I Was?

    By far, my favorite John Mayer CD is Try! John Mayer Trio Live in Concert, thanks to bassist Pino Palladino‘s incredible playing. This is concert footage the way we like it… with the camera operator sticking with the bassist for the whole segment. Be sure to hang around to the 2:40 mark of this video,... »

  • Marcus Miller: Repetition (and new tour!)

    Check out bassist Marcus Miller, jamming with Manu Katche and Mark Robertson on a French TV’s “One Shot Not”. Miller is preparing to tour Japan and Europe this fall (beginning September 9th) with a new show called “Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis featuring Christian Scott.” The band lineup is Miller on bass... »