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Michael Thurber: Story of the Bass

Michael Thurber gets a huge thumbs up in our book. As a co-founder of cdza, he’s been creating musical video experiments, including this awesome all bass Ace of Bass medley.

The group now has a series called “The Instrumentals” in which they chronicle the history of different instruments. Here, Thurber rips through 45 songs on nine basses to tell the story of the bass, starting with its humble origins in the Viola de Gamba all the way up to modern funk rock and beyond.

Thanks to Facebook friend Dan Davis for the heads up.

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