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  • Kevin Floyd: Tears in Heaven

    Kevin Floyd: Tears in Heaven

    No Treble reader Kevin Floyd sent us this video, and we were impressed not only with the performance but also the story behind it. “My drummer friend, Jon, suggested I try this song. I’m always up for a challenge. In between my day job and gigs with my main band, Sexy Monster, it took me... »

  • Carey Nordstrand: Demo Day Jam

    Carey Nordstrand: Demo Day Jam

    Our friend Carey Nordstrand shared this on Facebook yesterday saying, “So we did this Demo Day thing a few weeks back and at the start of the day I somehow I found myself with a bass in my hands playing with Johnny Gomez and Keynon McBurney. And then suddenly the “tape” and the cameras were... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in July 2018

    GAS Alert! Time yet again to celebrate the reader favorite bass gear stories for the month. Here is your top 10 for July 2018. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Fender Flea Signature Jazz Bass Active Model Fender used the Summer NAMM Show to unveil a host of new instruments, including a new signature... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Lawrence Haber

    Reader Spotlight: Lawrence Haber

    Meet Lawrence Haber, a bassist who performs on electric and upright professionally, and studied privately with Joe Macaro, Gerald Veasley, and John JD DeServio. “I consider myself an amalgam of all three who share discipline, focus, and passion,” he shares. Lawrence is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I... »

  • Abhijith P S Nair, Mohini Dey and Sandeep Mohan: Sa Ma Ga Pa

    Abhijith P S Nair, Mohini Dey and Sandeep Mohan: Sa Ma Ga Pa

    Mohini Dey is such a talent, and I’m always on the lookout for videos featuring this exciting bassist. Here’s a clip from the Garana Jazz Festival earlier this month which features Mohini alongside violinist Abhijith P S Nair, guitarist Sandeep Mohan, keyboardist Joe Johnson, and drummer Arun Roop in their performance of “Sa Ma Ga... »

  • Pomplamoose: Eleanor Rigby

    Pomplamoose: Eleanor Rigby

    Pomplamoose recently shared this video, and it is a throwback of sorts. Bassist and vocalist Nataly Dawn described it this way: “Every now and then Jack and I do a stripped-down cover of something (like Nature Boy and Mrs. Robinson). So this is for all you folks who’ve been asking for more Old Pomplamoose and... »

  • Joe Dart and Federico Malaman: Dean Town

    Joe Dart and Federico Malaman: Dean Town

    Vaughan Gilligan shared this video on our Facebook group, and it is worthy of paying it forward. “Joe Dart came to my town the other day for a masterclass. He signed my bass and let me take a few pics with him! I got a vid of him playing ‘Dean Town’ for those interested,” Vaughan... »

  • Jeff Berlin on Jaco Pastorius: Harmonics

    Jeff Berlin on Jaco Pastorius: Harmonics

    In my younger years, Jaco Pastorius and Jeff Berlin were two of the titans of bass I looked up to. So it was super cool to spot this video by Jeff talking about Jaco’s use of harmonics. I remember watching Modern Electric Bass back in the ’80s. Jerry Jemmott asked Jaco how he came to... »

  • Vulfpeck: Captain Hook

    Vulfpeck: Captain Hook

    Vulfpeck has just released a video of a tune from their album, Mr Finish Line, and this one is special. In addition to the groovy bass by the one and only Joe Dart, the track also features Bootsy Collins, Baby Theo, and Mushy Kay on vocals. Dig it. »

  • Michele della Malva: Handpan Duet & Bass

    Michele della Malva: Handpan Duet & Bass

    The folks at R-11 Alternative Music sent us this video featuring Michele della Malva, who pays tribute to Vladiswar Nadishana and David Kuckhermann. Michele combines the use of a hang (drum) and a handpan, with his bass. We really dig the rhythmic nature of this tune. »