Archive for 2022
Best of 2022
2022 is in the books, and we’ve spent the past week or so looking back. No Treble was visited over 3 million times this year, which is amazing. Here’s a roundup of the best of No Treble for 2022.
From the Bottom: The History of Jazz Bass (in 15 Choruses)
Using a G Blues, Paul Thompson traces the history of jazz bass playing over the last 100 years. Check out this episode as he plays in the style of 15 of his favorite bassists.
The Band Geeks: “Heartbreaker” and “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman)”
In this new video, The Band Geeks are rocking two tunes from “Led Zeppelin II.” Richie Castellano lays down the bass and adds vocals behind Ann Marie Nacchio’s vocals on “Heartbreaker” and “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman).”
In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2022
It’s the end of another year and another time for reflection. Lots of incredible music was made, but 2022 saw the loss of session legends, trailblazing luthiers, rock icons, and jazz pioneers. Join us as we remember them.
Best of 2022: The Top 10 Bass Videos
We’re closing out our “Best of 2022” Top 10 lists with this one that will serve as an excellent playlist today. Every day of the year, we share a video. Here are the top 10 most-watched on No Treble in 2022.
Vulfpeck: In Heaven
Vulfpeck just dropped the next video from their album, Schvitz, which is available for pre-order through tomorrow. Here’s Joe Dart and the guys performing “In Heaven,” which was written by Joey Dosik.
Nick Campbell Destroys’ “Art” Marks Bassist’s Debut Solo Album
Nick Campbell has been turning heads over the past few years for his work with groups like Scary Pockets and Pomplamoose. Now he’s released “Art,” which marks his debut album with his solo project Nick Campbell Destroys.
Wonder Women: Angeline Saris – Part 1
In this month’s installment of Wonder Women: Stories From the Women Who Play Bass, we’re catching up with Angeline Saris, fresh off a six-week run with the Celebrating David Bowie tour.
The Plate Scrapers: Drive My Car
No Treble’s Kevin Johnson recently finished a tour with The Plate Scrapers, and they just shared this video from the road. High up on Signal Mountain, the band performs a bluegrass cover of the Beatles’ “Drive My Car.” Dig Kevin’s solo!
Best of 2022: The Top 10 Basses
Over the course of 2022, we covered a lot of new bass models. Here are the top 10 reader favorites, based on article views.
Best of 2022: The Top 10 Bass Lessons & Transcriptions
We published 67 bass lessons and transcriptions over the course of 2022. And while we love them all, we're sharing the top 10 most viewed lessons for the year.
Buddy Guy: “Midnight Train” and “Sweet Home Chicago” (Live)
Zycopolis TV continues to drop some incredible videos. This one, filmed at Jazz à Vienne 1998, features two tunes from Buddy Guy’s performance. Here’s the band, with Greg Rzab on bass, performing “Midnight Train” and “Sweet Home Chicago.”