2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #9: 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

Zander Zon is no stranger to the annual “reader favorites” list. We first featured Zander in 2009, and his unique approach garnered a lot of attention in the years since.

One of the more notable videos from Zander featured him playing a 16 String Harp Bass, which he acquired in 2018 and used in one of the most watched videos of the year.

Check it out, and the other incredible videos that landed Zander at the #9 slot on this year’s reader favorites list:

Zander Zon: 16 String Harp Bass

Zander Zon: 16 String Harp Bass

In August, Zander shared a video with a new (and first-of-its-kind) instrument: 16 String Harp Bass. The instrument 4 bass strings and 12 harp strings and was built by Barton Basses. The main melody of this arrangement is “Sound of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkel…

Zander Zon: The Most Hauntingly Beautiful Movie Theme

Zander Zon: The Most Hauntingly Beautiful Movie Theme

In October, Zander shared another video featuring his new harp bass. Zander describes this one as “The Most HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL Movie Theme,” and his control over the instrument – and the music – is just flat out amazing…

Zander Zon: Zombie

Zander Zon: Zombie

After the sad news of the passing of Dolores O’Riordan, Zander shared a tribute to the Cranberries vocalist. He also debuted a new device for the performance…

Zander Zon: Can’t Help Falling In Love

Zander Zon: Can’t Help Falling In Love

Zander celebrated Valentine’s Day 2018 with this solo bass arrangement of the Elvis tune, “Can’t Help Falling In Love”…

Zander Zon: Unchained Melody

Zander Zon: Unchained Melody

After the success of his solo bass performance of “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” Zander returned with another classic he wanted to tackle: “Unchained Melody”…

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