Bass Cover Week: Zander Zon’s Solo Bass Cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven”

Bass Cover Week on No Treble continues! We’re celebrating awesome cover tunes that feature bass in unique and awesome ways. If you have a video to share (by you or by someone else), we’d love to hear from you. Drop us a note at [email protected].

In the early ’70’s, music shops in England banned (and even fined) guitarists for playing “Stairway to Heaven” in the stores. (I seem to remember quite a few talent shows at as a kid that would have benefitted from this rule).

This even inspired the scene in Wayne’s World, when Wayne started playing the Led Zeppelin classic before a salesman pointed to the “No Stairway to Heaven” sign. Awesomeness.

Today, we’re happy to break the rule, thanks to Zander Zon’s performance of the tune. Zander’s arrangement, played on his piccolo bass, offers up his unique sound and approach to bass.

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  1. He’s a friggin genius… awsome

  2. Awesome! is the only word to describe this!

  3. He is getting harp like tones from the high notes. Very nice!

  4. Oh, Zander, you always amaze us :D