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  • Sly and the Family Stone: “Hot Fun in the Summertime” and “I Want To Take You Higher”

    Sly and the Family Stone: “Hot Fun in the Summertime” and “I Want To Take You Higher”

    “Hot Fun in the Summertime” is the perfect song for the season, and “I Want To Take You Higher” is a bass masterpiece. Larry Graham throws it down in this medley of the two songs. The mix on this clip is a little wonky, but luckily the bass is turned up nice and high. »

  • Antonin Rubatat & Romain Chenard: Hungry Beats – Vol. 3

    Antonin Rubatat & Romain Chenard: Hungry Beats – Vol. 3

    The first video we shared by bassist Antonin Rubatat and drummer Romain Chenard was a big hit. Here’s another from their “Hungry Beats” series – “Vol. 3”. »

  • Karl Clews: The Pink Panther Theme (Solo Bass Arrangement and Transcription)

    Karl Clews: The Pink Panther Theme (Solo Bass Arrangement and Transcription)

    Karl Clews shared another one of his terrific solo bass arrangements with us, and this time he’s also offering the transcription. In this video, Karl tackles Henry Mancini’s “The Pink Panther Theme” on his Status Graphite Kingbass. Check it out and grab the transcription from Karl’s website. »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Blue Orleans (Michael Manring Cover)

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Blue Orleans (Michael Manring Cover)

    About three years ago, Jesús Rico Pérez shared a cover he did of Michael Manring’s “Come With Me, My Love”. Manring was impressed. Jesús has a new Manring cover, this time performing “Blue Orleans”, which appeared on Manring’s 1989 album, Toward the Center of the Night. »

  • Zander Zon: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Zander Zon: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Zander Zon has tackled something new in his latest video – his first ever video game theme. In this video, Zander plays his solo bass arrangement for the theme for the game “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim”. »

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  • Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – John Entwistle

    Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – John Entwistle

    Stuart Clayton has released another video and preview of the upcoming revamp of his book Giants of Bass. This time around, his focus is on bass legend John Entwistle. “This track is a nod to classic tracks by The Who such as ‘The Real Me’, ‘Pinball Wizard’ and ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ – among others,”... »

  • Rosa Passos and Paulo Paulelli: Só Danço Samba

    Rosa Passos and Paulo Paulelli: Só Danço Samba

    Bassist Paulo Paulelli and vocalist Rosa Passos took the stage at Cafe 939 and performed this amazing cover of the Antonio Carlos Jobim tune “Só Danco Samba”. So good. »

  • Cody Wright and Andy Irvine: Funky Bass Jam

    Cody Wright and Andy Irvine: Funky Bass Jam

    Cody Wright joined Andy Irvine for this bass jam on Andy’s The Daily Funk Club. Cody is playing a custom Jensen “Megacounstidon” – a beast of a bass, and Andy is playing a Nordstrand VJ5 charity bass. This one gets funky. »

  • Karmafree: Friend Offline

    Karmafree: Friend Offline

    Dmitry Lisenko shared his latest video with us – a bass and vocal duo he’s a part of with vocalist Mara. The duo is known as Karmafree. In this video, they perform “Friend Offline”, which once again showcases Dmitry’s unique percussive-enhanced playing. The single is available on Bandcamp. »

  • Tower of Power: So Very Hard To Go (Live on Soul Train)

    Tower of Power: So Very Hard To Go (Live on Soul Train)

    The other day, I stumbled upon this 1973 video of Tower of Power’s appearance on Soul Train. I immediately texted it to Kevin, and then I watched it countless times since then. The song is “So Very Hard To Go”, and Rocco Prestia is laying it down like only he can, behind one killer band. »