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2015 Reader Favorites – #7: Steve Harris
2015 Reader Favorites

2015 Reader Favorites – #7: Steve Harris

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris had a busy 2015. In addition to releasing Maiden’s 16th studio album, the bassist took his own act, British Lion, on the road. Fender also updated the Steve Harris Signature Bass this year, which added to the excitement. Iron Maiden: Run To The Hills (Steve Harris’s Isolated Bass) Isolated Bass Week 5 featured one of...

2015 Reader Favorites – #8: James Jamerson
2015 Reader Favorites

2015 Reader Favorites – #8: James Jamerson

No list would seem complete without the great James Jamerson – who is an annual favorite here on No Treble, for obvious reasons. This year, we enjoyed another one of Jack Stratton’s “visualization” videos, showcasing once again Mr. Jamerson’s genius. We also featured some footage of the master bassist laying it down for Martha Reeves on a 1974 episode of...

2015 Reader Favorites – #9: Jaco Pastorius
2015 Reader Favorites

2015 Reader Favorites – #9: Jaco Pastorius

One of the regulars here on the annual “Reader Favorites” list is Jaco Pastorius, and you’ll never get an argument from me. This was a big year for Jaco fans, with the release of Robert Trujillo’s new film, JACO, the soundtrack, and some previously unreleased Weather Report material made available. Add to that some great videos, and Jaco makes the...

2015 Reader Favorites – #10: Remco Hendrix
2015 Reader Favorites

2015 Reader Favorites – #10: Remco Hendrix

Sometimes, a bassist makes the reader favorite list without a lot of stories or features. Remco Hendrix is one of those bassists. On the strength of two killer videos shared this year, Remco makes his debut on the reader favorites list, at #10. Remco Hendrix: Funky Fretless Bass Grooves with Double Stops Remco Hendrix has lots of raw talent with...