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  • Marcus Miller and Ranajit Sengupta: Cantaloupe Island

    Marcus Miller and Ranajit Sengupta: Cantaloupe Island

    Marcus Miller had just met Sarod player Ranajit Sengupta, and they decided to jam together on the Bimhuis stage in Amsterdam. In this clip, the duo performs a fantastic take on Herbie Hancock’s “Cantaloupe Island.” »

  • YYNOT: Overture/The Temples of Syrinx (Live)

    YYNOT: Overture/The Temples of Syrinx (Live)

    YYNOT has just shared another one of their epic live videos, and one monster cover of Rush’s “Overture/The Temples of Syrinx,” from 2112. Tim Starace looks like he’s having a lot of fun nailing those lines! »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in August 2018

    We love checking out new bass gear as much as you do, and by the looks of the readership in August, you all really like checking out new gear. So it is once again time to celebrate the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Dunlop... »

  • Esperanza Spalding: I Adore You

    Esperanza Spalding: I Adore You

    Esperanza Spalding performed at the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert in Havana, Cuba in 2017. Joined by Yaroldi Abreu (percussion), Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet), Bobby Carcasses (vocals), Antonio Sanchez (drums), and Christian Sands (piano), here’s their stunning performance of Spalding’s tune “I Adore You.” »

  • Alina Engibaryan with Michael League: The New You (Live at The Jazz Standard)

    Alina Engibaryan with Michael League: The New You (Live at The Jazz Standard)

    Back in June, Alina Engibaryan performed at the Jazz Standard in New York. The pianist/vocalist had quite a backing band too, including Michael League, who played bass and Moog and offered up some background vocals. This is their performance of “The New You” from Alina’s album . »

  • Marcelo Hormaechea: Dreamland

    Marcelo Hormaechea: Dreamland

    Marcelo Hormaechea sent us this video, saying “This is my little tribute to Jaco on one of my favorite tracks he recorded with Michael Colombier. This video is one of a series of demo videos from the music school where I teach.” We always loved this track, and Marcelo nails it. »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jonathan Alvear

    Reader Spotlight: Jonathan Alvear

    Meet Jonathan Alvear, a student of bass who also spends his time outside of school as a studio and solo bassist. Jonathan is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’m currently a bachelor bass performance student at Musicians Institute. I play mostly 6 string bass. My specialty is playing... »

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band: I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)

    Tedeschi Trucks Band: I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)

    Tedeschi Trucks Band paid tribute to Aretha Franklin with the first tune of their 2018 LOCKN’ Festival set. They nail a soulful performance of “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)” with Tim Lefebvre laying down the low end. RIP, Queen of Soul. »

  • Alex Bershadsky with Dennis Chambers and Shlomi Cohen: Babous

    Alex Bershadsky with Dennis Chambers and Shlomi Cohen: Babous

    Alex Bershadsky recently shared this 2013 video on his Facebook page, and I was knocked out. Joined by drumming legend Dennis Chambers and soprano saxophonist Shlomi Cohen, here’s the trio’s performance of Bershadsky’s original tune, “Babous.” »

  • Jeff Berlin: Dead Note Funk

    Jeff Berlin: Dead Note Funk

    The last time we featured a video by Jeff Berlin, he focused on the use of harmonics by Jaco Pastorius. This time around, he focuses on the 16th note dead note groove in the style of the ultimate groove master, Rocco Prestia. »