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Le Coq Records Launches with All Star Album featuring Patitucci and Colangelo
New Albums

Le Coq Records Launches with All Star Album featuring Patitucci and Colangelo

Le Coq Records, a new label founded by Piero Pata, has released their first album. “Le Coq Records Presents The Jazz All Stars, Vol. 1”. Bassists John Patitucci and Chris Colangelo hold down the groove and take some killer solos.

Spector Introduces NS Dimension and NS Ethos Basses
Basses

Spector Introduces NS Dimension and NS Ethos Basses

Spector Musical Instruments is starting 2021 by launching two new series of basses: the NS Dimension and the NS Ethos. Both instruments are modern takes on their NS body shape with the Dimension featuring a multi-scale neck.

Martin Miller & Kirk Fletcher: Sunshine of Your Love
Bass Videos

Martin Miller & Kirk Fletcher: Sunshine of Your Love

Martin Miller has a new video, and this time around he’s joined by Kirk Fletcher on guitar. Once again, Benni Jud handles the low end for the band, who performs a cover of Cream’s “Sunshine of Your Love”.

Wal Basses Database Revived for 2021
News

Wal Basses Database Revived for 2021

If you’re intrigued by Wal Basses, then you’ll be spending some extra time on the internet today. Dutch “Walnut” Tony Tabasco has revived the Wal reference database initially created by Stephan Kueler.

Bass of the Week: Jerzy Drozd Atmospheric Refraction
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Jerzy Drozd Atmospheric Refraction

Every Jerzy Drozd bass I’ve ever seen has left me in awe. The luthier’s elegant shapes and unreal finishes capture the imagination, and his newest creation is no exception.

Judith Owen with Leland Sklar and Pedro Segundo: Arianne
Bass Videos

Judith Owen with Leland Sklar and Pedro Segundo: Arianne

Leland Sklar shared this video on Facebook, from a November 2020 session at Judith Owen’s house. In this clip, Judith, Lee, and Pedro Segundo perform “Arianne”, with some tasty lines and harmonics by Lee, who really drives the tune.

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (December 2020)
Top Ten

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (December 2020)

2020 was a rough year. What helped us get through was the daily bass videos we share on No Treble. Here are the top 10 reader favorite videos for the last month of the year.

Jackson Guitars Introduces the X Series Concert Bass CBXNT DX IV
Basses

Jackson Guitars Introduces the X Series Concert Bass CBXNT DX IV

Jackson Guitars has announced a plethora of new instruments, but one has stood out for us the most. The X Series Concert Bass CBXNT DX IV seems to be an amalgamation of several vintage basses.

Canadian Armed Forces Long Distance Big Band: The Chicken
Bass Videos

Canadian Armed Forces Long Distance Big Band: The Chicken

Bassist Simon Paré sent us this video of a very ambitious performance. Simon got together members of the Canadian Armed Forces Big Band and created an entirely virtual video performance of “Soul Intro” and “The Chicken”.

Tim Lefebvre and Rachel Eckroth Release “The Blackbird Sessions, Vol. 1”
New Albums

Tim Lefebvre and Rachel Eckroth Release “The Blackbird Sessions, Vol. 1”

Many fans know Tim Lefebvre for his monumental electric work with David Bowie, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Wayne Krantz, and more. Now, a new duo album with his wife Rachel Eckroth shows listeners a more sensitive side of the bassist.

Aria Guitars Announces the Jet-B Bass
Basses

Aria Guitars Announces the Jet-B Bass

Aria Guitars has unveiled their new products for 2021 including the Jet-B model. Taking cues from its guitar counterpart, the new bass has a singlecut offset body and a 32-inch scale for easier playability.

Edgar Pagan with Jimmy Haslip: Taino Spirit
Bass Videos

Edgar Pagan with Jimmy Haslip: Taino Spirit

Jimmy Haslip shared a video on Facebook the other day from bassist Edgar Pagan and the song “Taino Spirit”. In this clip, Haslip plays a Cuatro and percussion. I love this sound!