This week, we’re taking a look back at the top 10 most popular bass videos from April, 2011, based on the number of views by No Treble readers.
Our Facebook friend Jeff Kerestes shared this video with us, with Pino Palladino working his magic on the fretless, way back in 1984. Ignore the hair.
Here’s some amazing and really rare footage of Weather Report performing Jaco Pastorius‘s “Teen Town”, filmed live in Reading, PA in 1978 by a member of the audience.
Bassist Lőrincz Viktor recorded this video for the Guitar Titan competition on the NeoFM Bumeráng Radio Show. Incredible!
Carl Palmer Band bassist Simon Fitzpatrick performs an all-bass version of the classic Queen tune, “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
Stuart Clayton offers his take on Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”, performed as a solo bass arrangement. Even the guitar solo.
The Metal Den has just posted a Youtube clip including audio of Cliff Burton’s bass solo from a Metallica concert at the Coliseum Ballroom in Davenport, Iowa on May 30, 1986.
Bassist Eric Czar recorded this beautiful, multi-tracked all-bass composition, using his 6-string fretless.
Facebook friend Eran Fuld shared this video with us, saying “It doesn’t any groovier than that…(definitely bass oriented music), personally I’m sold on these guys…” Now we are too!
Mark O’Connor featured this group including Victor Wooten, Brent Mason and Paul Leim in a live performance in 1991.
Steve Bailey shows off his 6-string fretless (and mad skills) in this live performance of “Moonridge/Potpourri”. Bailey is backed by drummer Gregg Bissonette in this clip, taken from Bailey’s and Victor Wooten’s Bass Extremes DVD.