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  • Béla Fleck & The Original Flecktones: Sinister Minister

    Béla Fleck & The Original Flecktones: Sinister Minister

    Béla Fleck & The Original Flecktones played the Mountain Jam VII back in 2011. Here’s the band – with Victor Wooten – performing “Sinister Minister” during that performance. Vic gets the crowd going with a solo around the 3:17 mark. »

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  • Jacob Collier: Eleanor Rigby

    Jacob Collier: Eleanor Rigby

    We’re used to featuring videos with multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier playing bass (among other things). In this video, Jacob turned to Robin Mullarkey to put together one funky version of The Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby.” The session took place at Maida Vale for BBC Introducing, and also includes drummer James Maddren. »

  • Goodfoot: Get Up

    Goodfoot: Get Up

    Bassist Huw Foster shared his latest project with us, and we’re digging it big time. “This track is called ‘Get Up’. It’s quite bass-heavy (I co-wrote it with the singer Danny Sharples so that’s to be expected!), and people have been comparing it to the likes of Chic, Jamiroquai and Earth, Wind & Fire,” Huw... »

  • Black Mamba: Tom Sawyer

    Black Mamba: Tom Sawyer

    Black Mamba is a trio consisting of bassist Cecilia Nappo, guitarist/vocalist Irma Mirtilla and drummer Federico Maragoni. They just shared their videos with us, including this one of their cover of Rush’s “Tom Sawyer.” I love how they decided to remake it in their own style. »

  • YYNOT: Prelude

    YYNOT: Prelude

    As we mentioned in their “YYZ” video, YYNOT has a new drummer (Chris Moore). And so they’re recording lots of new versions of their epic Rush covers with this new lineup. As always, the bass (and more) is handled by Tim Starace, with Billy Alexander on guitar and Rocky Kuner on vocals. In this video,... »

  • Craig Strain & Lauren Pierce: Bach Invention No.13 – A Minor

    Craig Strain & Lauren Pierce: Bach Invention No.13 – A Minor

    Bach’s music is timeless and goes beyond the scope of any single instrument. Today we’re featuring an awesome duet of Bach’s Invention No. 13 in A minor where the double bass meets the electric bass. Craig Strain and Lauren Pierce teamed up to tackle the classical counterpoint masterpiece. Strain called the piece “a bit of... »

  • Bravo Victor: The Duel

    Bravo Victor: The Duel

    Bassist Jonathon Burgess sent us the new video by his duo with vocalist Sophie Aked, known as Bravo Victor. This video is a milestone for Bravo Victor – their debut single for their upcoming EP. The band has the track available on Bandcamp. »

  • MonoNeon: Miles Beyond, Live

    MonoNeon: Miles Beyond, Live

    MonoNeon’s playing never ceases to amaze me, and this clip of him covering a Mahavishnu Orchestra song is why. The bassist grooves hard on the song “Miles Beyond” in this video from a concert in Memphis, Tennessee. As always, MonoNeon puts his own spin on it with an incredible solo. Keyboardist Lance Lucas and drummer... »

  • Snarky Puppy with Esperanza Spalding: Grown Folks

    Snarky Puppy with Esperanza Spalding: Grown Folks

    Although this is a fan-shot video, it’s too good to pass up. Snarky Puppy and Esperanza Spalding both performed at the GroundUP Festival earlier this year. Spalding joined Michael League and the crew for their song “Grown Folks” from . The bassists trade off on playing the bass line with Spalding taking an unbelievable vocal... »

  • Bambo Kino: Angels in Motion

    Bambo Kino: Angels in Motion

    We featured bassist Bambo Kino, aka Mark Buccilli, as a reader spotlight back in 2014 and today we’re sharing some more of his music. Here’s a clip of him playing with the recording for his fusion song “Angels in Motion” from the album Ecto Perfecto. »