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Archive for September 2022

Weekly Top 10: John Entwistle’s “Rarities Oxhumed,” Ozzy Osbourne’s “Patient Number 9,” Zen & The Art of Playing Bass, Joel Quarrington Interview, and More
Weekly Top 10

Weekly Top 10: John Entwistle’s “Rarities Oxhumed,” Ozzy Osbourne’s “Patient Number 9,” Zen & The Art of Playing Bass, Joel Quarrington Interview, and More

As this week comes to a close, we’re looking back once again at the top 10 No Treble reader favorites. This week included some exciting news, a great bass lesson, and our interview with Joel Quarrington.

Faces: Stay With Me (Isolated Bass & Drums)
Bass Videos

Faces: Stay With Me (Isolated Bass & Drums)

We recently shared a video from the archives of Faces performing “Stay with Me.” Richard Tofts and Steve Boisen recommended we check out the isolated bass and drums clip from the tune. Here’s Ronnie Lane and Kenney Jones great work on the tune.

Jakob Dreyer’s Debut as a Leader, “Songs, Hymns, & Ballads Volume 1,” Out Now
New Albums

Jakob Dreyer’s Debut as a Leader, “Songs, Hymns, & Ballads Volume 1,” Out Now

Bassist Jakob Dreyer has released a new album. “Songs, Hymns, & Ballads Volume 1” marks his debut as a leader and showcases his talents as a composer. Dreyer recruited saxophonist Jason Rigby, pianist Jon Cowherd, and drummer Jimmy Macbride.

Nu-X Launches Flow Tune Pedal Tuner
Pedals & Effects

Nu-X Launches Flow Tune Pedal Tuner

Nu-X has added a new pedal tuner to their product lineup. The Flow Tune features a large, colored LCD screen that takes up most of its compact size.

Martin Miller & Lari Basilio: Layla
Bass Videos

Martin Miller & Lari Basilio: Layla

Martin Miller has a new video out, and this time the band is joined by guitarist Lari Basilio for a cover of Derek and the Dominos’ “Layla.” Bassist Ben Jud kicks off the vocals before the tune kicks into higher gear.

Don Was To Join The Last Waltz 2022 Tour
Concerts & Tours

Don Was To Join The Last Waltz 2022 Tour

Blackbird Presents has unveiled another round of The Last Waltz Tour, which pays homage to The Band’s epic farewell concert from 1976. Filling the shoes of the late Rick Danko will be the inimitable Don Was.

Ron Carter Announces Film Details, Launches Interactive Discography
News

Ron Carter Announces Film Details, Launches Interactive Discography

Ron Carter teased a new documentary back in August, and now we have more details. “Ron Carter: Finding The Right Notes” will be airing on PBS in October. Carter has also launched the Ron Carter Universe, an interactive online discography.

Zander Zon: The Unforgiven
Bass Videos

Zander Zon: The Unforgiven

Zander Zon is back, and this time he’s tackling his favorite Metallica tune. Check out this incredible solo bass performance of “The Unforgiven.”

Ringo Starr Returns with “EP3”
New Albums

Ringo Starr Returns with “EP3”

Starr has released his third EP, simply called “EP3.” The tracks are anchored by session aces, including Billy Mohler and Nathan East.

Bass Principles: An Interview With Joel Quarrington
Interviews

Bass Principles: An Interview With Joel Quarrington

Joel Quarrington has been one of the world’s leading double bass players for over forty years. In this wide-ranging interview, we talk about “The Music of Don Thompson”, the pros and cons of being a principal bassist, and much more.

YYNOT: La Villa Strangiato (Live at Pala Casino)
Bass Videos

YYNOT: La Villa Strangiato (Live at Pala Casino)

In August, we shared this incredibly popular video of Tim Starace working through Rush’s “La Villa Strangiato” on bass, keys, and pedals. YYNOT just shared this video of the band performing the tune live at Pala Casino on September 3rd.

John Patitucci Trio “Live In Italy” Now Available
New Albums

John Patitucci Trio “Live In Italy” Now Available

John Patitucci had a fruitful tour of Italy in July of 2021, and now the rest of the world gets to hear the magic that happened along the way. His new album, “Live In Italy,” features him Chris Potter and Brian Blade.