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  • Scary Pockets: The Joker / Sweater Song Funk Mashup

    Scary Pockets: The Joker / Sweater Song Funk Mashup

    Scary Pockets is back with a new video, and this time it is a funk mashup of the Steve Miller Band’s “The Joker” and Weezer’s “Undone – The Sweater Song.” Bassist Jon Flaugher joins the band on this one, along with guest vocalist Darren Criss. »

  • Studio Jams: In A Sentimental Mood

    Studio Jams: In A Sentimental Mood

    The great people at Studio Jams shared this video from their archives, and it is fantastic. Here’s bassist Steve Forrest, drummer Roy “Futureman” Wooten, electric violinist Tracy Silverman and the late great guitarist Jef Lee Johnson performing their take on “In A Sentimental Mood.” This was filmed on July 23, 2009. »

  • Barely Jazz Ensemble with Michael Manring: Something About Us

    Barely Jazz Ensemble with Michael Manring: Something About Us

    Our friends at Bass the World have shared another great video. Here’s the Barely Jazz Ensemble with special guest Michael Manring performing “Something About Us.” The session took place at the Joe Henderson Lab in the SFJAZZ Center and offers up a great showcase for Michael’s soloing skills. »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dale Raszewski

    Reader Spotlight: Dale Raszewski

    Meet Dale Raszewski, a bassist of 42 years who has done quite a bit over the years, and is still going strong. Dale is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight (you could be next!) Here’s his story… Bio: I started playing at age 13. I saw KISS perform on the Paul Lynde Halloween... »

  • Vulfpeck: Love is a Beautiful Thing

    Vulfpeck: Love is a Beautiful Thing

    Vulfpeck has released another song from their upcoming album, Hill Climber, and it is super chill. “Love is a Beautiful Thing” was written by guitarist/vocalist Theo Katzman, who is joined by guest vocalist Monica Martin on the track. As always, Joe Dart lays down the low end behind the band. »

  • The Main Squeeze: Papa Was A Rolling Stone

    The Main Squeeze: Papa Was A Rolling Stone

    I’ve been watching everything I can by The Main Squeeze lately, and this one knocked me out. Check out the band performing “Papa Was A Rolling Stone,” with Jeremiah Hunt doing some serious work on bass while also adding background vocals. This band is flat out amazing! »

  • Funky Bizness Gang: I’m Getting Down (Rooftop Conspiracy #1)

    Funky Bizness Gang: I’m Getting Down (Rooftop Conspiracy #1)

    Kevin sent me this video of Funky Bizness Gang, who filmed this live performance of “I’m Getting Down” on the rooftop of Planetary Café in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Alex Nikolaeff, who we featured in Reader Spotlight back in 2017, backs the band with one funky bass line. »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2018

    Time is flying by, and another month is in the books. That means it is time for another Gear Roundup, where we look back at the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month. Here is your top 10 for the month of November. 1. Fender Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass Fender recently... »

  • Cande Buasso and Paulo Carrizo: Barro Tal Vez

    Cande Buasso and Paulo Carrizo: Barro Tal Vez

    By random chance, I stumbled upon this beautiful video today. I hadn’t heard of Cande Buasso before, but her bass and vocals on this tribute to Luis Alberto Spinetta really caught my attention. This was recorded at the Bicentennial Theater in San Juan, Argentina. »

  • Shaun Munday: Bold As Love

    Shaun Munday: Bold As Love

    Shaun Munday has a knack for putting together some stellar bass and vocal covers of epic tunes. (Check out his cover of Bill Wither’s “Use Me.”) In celebration of Jimi Hendrix’s birthday on November 27th, Shaun posted this video of him performing “Bold As Love.” »