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Archive for May 2009 - Page 8

Bass Videos

Bass with bass: TIMBASSIX and his loop pedal

TIMBASSIX combines bass and beatboxing in today’s featured video, using his Boss RC-50 Loop Station.


The new

After months of work, we released the new this weekend. We’re pretty excited for all the great feedback we’ve received over the last couple of days. The visual changes should be easy to spot. We’ve also added a few new sections and features too: A new videos page is up, featuring videos from our Youtube group (you can add...

Concerts & Tours

Dave Holland to perform at Vancouver Jazz Festival

Dave Holland will be appearing with the Monterey Quartet this year at the Vancouver Jazz Festival. Other members of the quartet include pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, saxophonist Chris Potter and drummer Eric Harland. The Festival will take place from June 26th – July 5th in Vancouver BC, Canada. Dave and the Monterey Quartet will be performing on June 28th. Other artists...

Bass Videos

Sebi’s Video Song Jam

No this is what we’re talking about when we say “all bass, no treble”. Sebastiano Mereu, aka monsterbazz was one of the first to submit to the no treble Youtube group, and we sure were glad he did. Sebastiano shares, “I love to play the bass and I love to hear songs with only bass in it. This is my...

Bass Videos

Join the no treble video community

Have a video you’d like to share with no treble readers? We just set up a no treble Youtube group so you can do just that. Add your favorites there and join in on the discussions on the group page. If you add a video, we’ll feature it here with credit and links to you. Just be sure they include...

Bass Videos

Carla Bley & Steve Swallow: Major

Our friend Will wrote in asking, “What’s up with Steve Swallow?” So we started watching video after video of Steve on Youtube. This duet with Carla Bley, from a 2000 performance, caught our eye (and ears). Enjoy Major:

Concerts & Tours

Mark Egan to perform Sugarloaf Series

Bassist Mark Egan will join an all-star trio this year at the Sugarloaf Series (Sugarloaf, NY) with guitarist Jeff Ciampa and drummer Karl Latham. The event takes place May 9th. Mark is most well known for his work with Pat Metheny, Sting and Larry Coryell. He can be heard on the soundtracks to movies Aladdin and The Color of Money....

New Albums

Five Peace Band Live

Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, who first played together with Miles Davis in the 60s and later went on to form their own groups in the 70s, came together in 2008 to form Five Peace Band. The band, along with the help of bassist Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett on sax, and Vinnie Colaiuta and Brian Blade on drums, toured Europe...

Concerts & Tours

Black Label Society bassist pulls double duty

Black Label Society bassist John “JD” DeServio will be playing alongside two bands for an upcoming BLS show in Salt Lake City at the Depot on May 5th. In addition to be performing with BLS, he will be playing with the opening act (and his new band), Cycle of Pain. Cycle of Pain recently put out their debut album on...


Mingus Awareness at The Hideout

Charles Mingus’ legacy in the world of jazz music will be celebrated on May 7th at The Hideout in Chicago. Mingus was a victim of ALS, and all the benefits of this celebration will go to the Les Turner ALS Foundation. ALS is better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Tickets are $12 or $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased...