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  • Zander Zon: Gladiator Medley

    Zander Zon: Gladiator Medley

    Zander Zon is back with another epic solo bass performance of a movie soundtrack. This time, he takes on music from Gladiator. »

  • Alex Bershadsky, Oz Noy, Nathaniel Townsley & Kama Kamila: POP-001

    Alex Bershadsky, Oz Noy, Nathaniel Townsley & Kama Kamila: POP-001

    Alex Bershadsky has teased his upcoming album with a new video for the song, “POP-001”. Besides the bassist’s incredible strumming and slap playing, the tune features heavyweight musicians with guitarist Oz Noy, drummer Nathaniel Townsley, and vocalist Kama Kamila. If this is any indicator of its direction, we’re really looking forward to the new album! »

  • Snarky Puppy with Jayne Brown: I’ll Do Me

    Snarky Puppy with Jayne Brown: I’ll Do Me

    From Snarky Puppy’s live DVD/CD , here’s the band with guest vocalist Jayne Brown performing “I’ll Do Me.” This one has a ton of soul, with Michael League laying it down. »

  • Storksky & Fortheloveofbass: Fracas Maracas

    Storksky & Fortheloveofbass: Fracas Maracas

    Ivo Schot, aka Fortheloveofbass, is back again with a new collaboration. In his fourth bass and vocal song, he teams up with the Dutch artist Storksky for a version of the song “Fracas Maracas.” “[It’s] a rock tune with a lot of grit,” Schot shares. “The song features a 1956 Danelectro Longhorn bass, which is... »

  • Leslie Johnson: Blast

    Leslie Johnson: Blast

    Marcus Miller’s “Blast” is one of my favorite tunes. So I was thrilled to see this trio – anchored by bassist Leslie Johnson – performing their own version. Joined by guitarist Dave Giraldo and drummer Jay Jackson, Leslie not only handles the great bass line, he also plays keys on the track. Dig it. »

  • Lynn Seaton and Donovan Stokes: Patrician Commission

    Lynn Seaton and Donovan Stokes: Patrician Commission

    Hold onto your hats, because this isn’t your typical jazz duo. The Bass Coalition Summer Workshop wrapped up this year with a stunning recital by guest artist and jazz legend Lynn Seaton. For the finale, he invited Donovan Stokes to join him for a special version of his song “Patrician Commission”. Both double bassists got... »

  • Jason Raso: Brooklyn

    Jason Raso: Brooklyn

    Jason Raso sent us this video of him performing a tune he wrote and performed using three basses, a guitar and a drum track. “Last week I was fortunate enough to visit the Fodera shop in Brooklyn. What a treat meeting all of the amazing people who build these beautiful instruments. I thank them all... »

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  • Kinga Głyk Band: Hope

    Kinga Głyk Band: Hope

    A few month’s ago we featued Kinga Głyk’s excellent solo bass performance of “Tears In Heaven”. Here’s Kinga with her band performing “Hope” in promotion of her new album, Happy Birthday – Live. Once again, we’re blown away. »

  • Octavision: Three Lives

    Octavision: Three Lives

    You may have seen the story we posted on Sunday about Victor Wooten recording with a new progressive metal band known as Octavision. (Note: as you’ll see in the comments of that article, there’s dispute to Victor being a “member”, despite the band’s presentation on their Facebook page, but I digress.) Late last night, Octavision... »

  • Ghost-Note: Can’t Get Right

    Ghost-Note: Can’t Get Right

    Drummer Robert “Sput” Searight and percussionist Nate Werth are already in a killer band (Snarky Puppy). Seems like that isn’t enough for them, so they created another – Ghost-Note. For Ghost-Note, Searight and Werth teamed up with bassist MonoNeon, second drummer Alvin Ford Jr., xylosynth player Nick Werth and saxophonist/flautist Sylvester Uzoma Onyejiaka II. Here’s... »