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  • René Flächsenhaar and Lars Lehmann: 15 Basses in 7 Minutes

    René Flächsenhaar and Lars Lehmann: 15 Basses in 7 Minutes

    BassTheWorld.com’s Gregor Fris and collaborators René Flächsenhaar and Lars Lehmann teamed up to make this cool video featuring fifteen basses over seven minutes. The bassists play different styles to accent the voice of each bass ranging from gnarly grooves to woody fretless singing. “This video shows all the current BassTheWorld studio Basses,” Fris explains. “In... »

  • Alissia Benveniste: Get Away

    Alissia Benveniste: Get Away

    Bassist Alissia Benveniste may be featured on the upcoming Bootsy Collins album, but that didn’t stop her from continuing to kick out her own jams. She’s just released a brand new track and music video for “Get Away,” a song she says reflects her inspirations. “I felt like it was time to write and produce... »

  • Blues Beatles: Ticket To Ride

    Blues Beatles: Ticket To Ride

    We first featured the Blues Beatles back in July, with their special arrangement of The Beatles’ “Yesterday.” That video was quite popular, so we decided it was time to share another. This time around, they take on “Ticket To Ride,” in a live performance. Once again, Bruno Falcão handles the bass on this bluesy cover. »

  • Magnus Sjöquist: Someone To Watch Over Me

    Magnus Sjöquist: Someone To Watch Over Me

    U-Bass fanatic Magnus Sjöquist shared this awesome video of his tribute to one of his bass heroes. “It’s a little tribute to Steve Swallow. Especially his bass/chord comping,” he writes. “This is a transcription of a part he plays behind John Scofield from a concert with the John Scofield Trio. I’m playing a custom Kala... »

  • Vulfpeck: Hero Town

    Vulfpeck: Hero Town

    To say I’m pumped about the upcoming Vulfpeck album would be an understatement. The band has released another video featuring a song from Mr. Finish Line, entitled “Hero Town.” Michael Bland guests (masterfully) on drums, with Joe Dart handling the bass, as always. The album is available for pre-order from Vulfpeck’s website. »

  • Nate Wood: Better If You Try

    Nate Wood: Better If You Try

    Nate Wood always impresses us with his videos from his “fOUR” project. The multi-instrumentalist produces some incredible music, simultaneously handling the bass, drums, and keys. And this time around, he adds vocals to the mix. All. At. Once. Here’s his latest entry in the series, with the tune, “Better If You Try.” »

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  • Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #3 – Slap Groove

    Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #3 – Slap Groove

    Here’s episode #3 of Stuart Clayton’s popular “Bass Lick of the Week” series. In this episode, Stuart offers up a slap bass groove in the style of Marcus Miller. He even performs it on a Fender Marcus Miller Jazz Bass. Stuart has the transcription available on his Bassline Publishing site. (To access these files, just... »

  • Jason Kishander: Run for Cover

    Jason Kishander: Run for Cover

    No Treble reader Jason Kishander sent us this video of him covering the Marcus Miller tune, “Run for Cover.” He told us this version was arranged “by the awesome talented prodigy Yohan Kim.” »

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tim Lefebvre’s Bass Solo on “Mountain Jam”

    Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tim Lefebvre’s Bass Solo on “Mountain Jam”

    The Tedeschi Trucks Band has an annual residency at the Beacon Theatre, and they like to make it special every year. On the final night of the run this year they brought Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio out for the epic Allman Brothers song “Mountain Jam.” Fans were treated to a spectacular bass solo from Tim... »

  • Mike Stern: Tipatina’s (Live, 2011)

    Mike Stern: Tipatina’s (Live, 2011)

    Mike Stern and his band took the stage at Jazz à Vienne in 2011, along with guest Didier Lockwood on violin. Here they are performing “Tipatina’s,” which appeared on Stern’s 1999 album, Play. Bassist Tom Kennedy plays a fierce bass line throughout, with Dave Weckl on drums. »