Filmed at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland in 1983, here’s Ron Carter with Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham burning the stage down with their performance of “Eye Of The Hurricane”.
Tool is getting ready to hit the road again with a world tour that will cover the first five months of 2022. The trek will continue to support their 2019 release, “Fear Inoculum”, which features the monstrous bass work of Justin Chancellor.
In today’s “Keep It Groovy” lesson, Ryan Madora focuses on an important element of improvisation: location jumping. The goal is to build a bass theme and identify other locations on the fretboard where we can easily play it.
10 year old Áron Hodek is back with another play-along video. “Love playing to HER’s latest album! This song is my favorite jam right now,” he shared. Here he is playing along to “Lucky”.
Ariane Cap is giving away 25 free copies of her book “The Pattern System for the Bass Player” to 25 dedicated and deserving bass players.
Warwick’s compact Gnome bass amplifier now has a matching set of cabinets. The new Gnome Cabinet series includes five models that are ultra-portable and can be used with the Gnome or any other manufacturer’s amp.
No Treble reader Zvonimir Bucevic sent us this video, and it is incredible. Check out this Stanley Clarke solo during a Return to Forever concert in 1972. Legend!
Former Status Quo bassist and founding member Alan Lancaster has died of complications from multiple sclerosis, the band’s management confirmed. He was 72 years old.
This week we’re checking out The Legendary Acoustic Bass by Stoll Guitars, which they say offers the sound of a double bass in a bass guitar format. That big sound comes in part from a big body.
Scary Pockets is back with another funk cover video. They’re joined by guest vocalist Colin Jamieson and bassist Sean Hurley in this remake of The Rolling Stones’ “Beast of Burden”.
Carl Martin has announced a new optical envelope filter called the Ottawa, which they say mimics the sound of a wah pedal without needing to actually step on a wah.
Another great week in the books, so it is time to look back. This week on No Treble, we featured two interviews, some exciting news from Geddy Lee, a killer, funky bass lesson by Rich Brown, new bass gear, and more.