Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (August 2020)
August was a great month for videos on No Treble. Reader views were up, and there’s quite a diverse line-up this time around.
Here are your top 10 favorite videos for the month of August 2020.
The Beat-Club recently posted this epic video of Yes performing “Yours Is No Disgrace” in 1971. Chris Squire not only handled the bass and vocals, but he was also sporting some epic boots on this one.
In this new video, Zander Zon pays tribute to composer, orchestrator, conductor, and trumpet player Ennio Morricone, who passed away in July. Check out Zander’s solo bass performance of “The Ecstasy of Gold” from “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.”
Back in June, we shared a video by the Rebecca Johnson Band performing Steely Dan’s “Peg”. Here’s another from the same set. Rebecca says this is a favorite song in her setlist: “You Got The Love” from the Rufus & Chaka Khan album, “Rags to Rufus”.
Stuart Clayton never ceases to amaze us. In this video, Stuart performs his bass arrangement of “Midnight Express” by Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt.
Scott Devine from Scott’s Bass Lessons has released episode #2 of his “Bass Tales” series, and this one is a killer. From his house in Nashville, Billy Sheehan showcases his amazing bass collection, including the legendary P-bass, “The Wife”.
Scary Pockets is back with another funky cover, and in this one, they’re joined by bassist Hagar Ben Ari and guest vocalist Judith Hill. Check out their take on Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.”
Jacob Collier was a recent guest on the (virtual) Late Show with Stephen Colbert, to perform a tune from his upcoming album “Djesse, Volume 3”. Joined by vocalist Tori Kelly, Jacob lays down a funky line on the tune.
Dirty Loops is continuing their series of “Songs for Lovers” videos with this new one, entitled “Bitten by the Kitten.” Like the previous one (“Chicken Lover”), it serves as a killer showcase of bassist Henrik Linder and drummer Aron Mellergård.
Julian Lennon teamed up with Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt for this clip which was featured on AXS TV’s “At Home And Social With Nuno Bettencourt & Friends” special. Here’s their cover of Radiohead’s “Karma Police,” with Derek Frank on bass.
A lot of the funk comes from our right hand, which is why Glecio Nascimento is so good at it. Glecio lets it all out in this video with Jota Quest drummer Paulinho Fonseca (aka Fonk).