2017 Reader Favorites – #8: Zander Zon

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of the top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls, or anything else. Just having some fun.

Zander Zon

I discovered the music of Zander Zon back in 2009 (No Treble’s first year in existence). I was an instant fan.

Sharing his music over the years has been a real joy – especially watching how No Treble readers react.

This year, Zander was our guest on Groove – the No Treble podcast, where people got an inside look into his life and music. We also featured many of his terrific solo bass arrangements.

Groove – Episode #25: Zander Zon

1. Groove – Episode #25: Zander Zon

Zander Zon has become known for both his original bass compositions, as well as his solo bass covers of film soundtracks, video game themes, rock songs, pop tunes and classical compositions. We got the scoop on his life, music and more in this episode of Groove…

Zander Zon: Where Is My Mind

2. Zander Zon: Where Is My Mind

Zander Zon is back with another incredible solo bass arrangement. This time around, he tackles the Pixies’ tune “Where Is My Mind,” which is featured in the final scene and credits of Fight Club…

Zander Zon: Thunderstruck

3. Zander Zon: Thunderstruck

The news of Malcolm Young’s passing shocked the music world. Zander Zon pays tribute to the guitarist and band with this new solo bass arrangement of “Thunderstruck”…

Zander Zon: Terminator 2 Theme

4. Zander Zon: Terminator 2 Theme

Zander Zon has a new bass arrangement from a movie soundtrack: Terminator 2: Judgment Day. “I remember when I was 10 years old – I was so excited to see this movie. I loved it, but certain parts TERRIFIED me. The beginning scene with the skulls and then Sarah Connor’s dream…” he shared…

Zander Zon & Tommy Lee Depp: Sing Me To Sleep

5. Zander Zon & Tommy Lee Depp: Sing Me To Sleep

Zander Zon has released a collaboration video with Tommy Lee Depp, and it offers up a terrific arrangement of Alan Walker’s tune, “Sing Me To Sleep.” “It was great to do these arrangements with Tommy,” Zander shared. “He’s become a leading solo bass player on YouTube due to his beautiful arrangements and videography…”

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