Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (April 2023)
Here’s your playlist for today – the top 10 reader favorite bass videos of the month.
1. Get Lucky: Nathan East’s Isolated Bass
Maarten Plukker sent us this video he created to showcase Nathan East’s isolated bass on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.”
2. Charles Berthoud: Bohemian Rhapsody on Fretless Bass
Charles Berthoud dropped another stunning video a few days ago. Here’s his version of “Bohemian Rhapsody” on fretless bass.
3. James Jamerson: The Untold Story of Motown’s Bass Hero
Jaz Moss sent us his latest video, which is an incredibly well-done, detailed look at the work of James Jamerson. Jaz said it took three months of research to produce this retrospective on the Motown legend.
4. Tony Senatore: George Harrison Medley on 12-String Bass Bass
The first videos we ever shared by Tony Senatore were from his incredible DVD, “A 12 String Bass X-Ploration.” Now he’s returned to the beastly instrument to share a gorgeous medley of two George Harrison songs.
5. King Crimson: Larks’ Tongues In Aspic (Part II) Live At Fréjus 1982
Bill Bruford drops some incredible videos (and stories). Here’s one with the 80’s King Crimson lineup of Bruford, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin, and Adrian Belew performing “Larks’ Tongues In Aspic (Part II)” live.
6. Julia Hofer: Top 5 Reggae Bass Lines
In this video, Julia Hofer shares her favorite Reggae songs. Julia says, "From Bob Marley to Stevie Wonder, the one-drop rhythm is what drives them all!"
7. Munguntovch Tsolmonbayar: Portrait Of Tracy
We’ve seen many bassists play the Jaco Pastorius tune “Portrait Of Tracy” over the years, but none quite like this. Munguntovch Tsolmonbayar takes on the tune on double bass, and he nails it.
8. Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: First Fragment’s “Soif Brûlante” Playthrough
Dominic “Forest” Lapointe is one of the most incredible fretless players in the world. He’s just released a playthrough video for First Fragment’s “Soif Brûlante,” which is highly demanding and equally musical.
9. Stanley Clarke N 4EVA: Oh Oh (Live)
Stanley Clarke is the Original Bass Man. He has a new iteration of his live band – Stanley Clarke N 4EVA – and man, they definitely bring the groove on “Oh Oh.”
10. Victor Wooten, Cory Wong, and Sonny T: Dean Town
The videos from Cory Wong’s tour with Victor Wooten keep coming, and here’s another great one. Here’s the great bass trio of Cory, Victor, and Sonny T performing “Dean Town” live in St. Louis.