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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (August 2018)

We love sharing bass videos, and based on the daily reaction, you love checking them out as much as we do.

So here’s a roundup we know you’ll enjoy: the top 10 most popular bass videos we featured in August 2018.

Thanks for watching!

Kinga G?yk Trio: Donna Lee

1. Kinga G?yk Trio: Donna Lee

Kinga G?yk always impresses us, but this one might take the cake. Performing with her trio, she tears through “Donna Lee” on uke bass. And dig that solo!

Primus: “Tommy the Cat” with Upright Bass

2. Primus: “Tommy the Cat” with Upright Bass

Wayne Brannon shared this video on the No Treble Facebook group, and it got my attention. “A little fun! From 1992, Primus appears as Bob Cock and His Yellow Socks for a jazzed up version of ‘Tommy The Cat’!” he wrote. Les Claypool’s bass line on the song is so iconic…

Yes: The Fish (Live at Montreux 2003)

3. Yes: The Fish (Live at Montreux 2003)

When I was a kid, I wore out my copy of Yes’ Fragile, and in particular, the track “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus),” thanks of course to Chris Squire. Here’s a great live clip of the band performing it in 2003 at Montreux. This brings back great memories…

Jeff Berlin: Dead Note Funk

4. Jeff Berlin: Dead Note Funk

The last time we featured a video by Jeff Berlin, he focused on the use of harmonics by Jaco Pastorius. This time around, he focuses on the 16th note dead note groove in the style of the ultimate groove master, Rocco Prestia…

Scott Mulvahill: Teen Town on Upright Bass

5. Scott Mulvahill: Teen Town on Upright Bass

Scott Mulvahill is a beast of a double bass player in Nashville, but just because he’s in the country music capital of the world doesn’t mean he can’t shred some jazz. In this clip he tackles the masterful Jaco Pastorius song, “Teen Town” on the upright…

Zander Zon: 16 String Harp Bass

6. Zander Zon: 16 String Harp Bass

Zander Zon is back with a new video, and this time he’s bringing something quite new. “I’m playing my new 16 String Harp Bass! It has 4 bass strings and 12 harp strings and is the first of its kind,” Zander shared…

Tower of Power: Tiny Desk Concert

7. Tower of Power: Tiny Desk Concert

Ten days ago, NPR tested the limits of their Tiny Desk concert space with a visit from Tower of Power. The band treated the audience to three tunes: “On the Soul Side of Town,” “So Very Hard to Go,” and “What Is Hip?” Marc van Wageningen had some big shoes to fill too…

Jake Hawrylak: Pino Palladino Bass Lines

8. Jake Hawrylak: Pino Palladino Bass Lines

Reverb’s Jake Hawrylak breaks down the work of Pino Palladino, focusing on the Soulquarians era of his work. Jake covers tunes from José James, Questlove, Erykah Badu, and D’Angelo…

Coevality: Oceania

9. Coevality: Oceania

Derrick Elliott sent us this new video by his band, Coevality, and I was an instant fan. Of course, I’m always a sucker for great fretless bass, and Derrick brings it on this tune…

Kevin Floyd: Tears in Heaven

10. Kevin Floyd: Tears in Heaven

No Treble reader Kevin Floyd sent us this video, and we were impressed not only with the performance but also the story behind it. Check out his take on Jeff Berlin’s arrangement of “Tears in Heaven.” Persistence for the win…