Latest from Corey:
YYNOT has been on the road again to kick off 2022, and they have a major new addition to the band. Here they are performing Rush’s “Bastille Day” with new vocalist Patty Pershayla. Tim Starace’s bass is so mighty in the mix!
Huw Foster sent us a new video, focusing on the work of Louis Johnson. In this one, he covers five bass lines by Thunder Thumbs (and how to play them).
John McLaughlin celebrated his 80th birthday earlier this month. Victor Wooten shared this video on Facebook around that time of McLaughlin, Wooten, and Chick Corea performing Mahavishnu Orchestra’s “You Know, You Know”.
I’m always excited when our good friend Tony Senatore reaches out with a new video. Here’s one he just sent us of The Andy Rothstein Band performing “Perfect Storm”.
This was a big week for traffic for No Treble, thanks to all of you. This week we posted Charles Berthoud’s latest creative video, shared the news of Alex Lifeson’s new band, Rich Brown shared a new lesson, we remembered Burke Shelley, and more.
Last month, Joe Walsh joined forces with some heavy hitters in the music industry for his “VetsAid 2021: The Basement Show”. Here’s Walsh with Ringo Starr, Benmont Tench, Waddy Wachtel, Leland Sklar, and Russ Kunkel performing “Funk #49”.
Hovak Alaverdyan (Ellen Alaverdyan‘s father) reached out to me with this video, asking me if we’d share it with No Treble readers. In this one, Hovak and Ellen perform their first original tune, “Don’t Stop The Music”.
Derek Frank sent us this video he shot at Baked Potato last year, with the band performing “Onward” from his latest album, “Eleven Years Later”. The mix is incredible, as is the performance and tune.
Federico Malaman has shared some stellar solo bass videos over the years, and he’s just done it again. Here he his performing one his favorite tunes by Sting: “Seven Days”.
No Treble reader Frowin Ickler sent us an incredible video he did with vocalist Dominik Steegmüller. Here’s their R&B/Neosoul version of “Message in a Bottle” by the Police. Frowin laid down three different bass parts.
Meet Tom Read, a bassist who got his start on the instrument at the age of 8, starting playing professionally at 16, then later took a break to teach math and raise his family. Thankfully, Tom returned to the instrument.
No Treble reader Jerome Lee sent us this video for an instrumental track he wrote back in the day and recorded last month. Check out “New Amsterdam Groove”.