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Kids Rock For Kids (with Ellen Alaverdyan): Hysteria
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Kids Rock For Kids (with Ellen Alaverdyan): Hysteria

Kids Rock For Kids produced this video with 11-year-old Ellen Alaverdyan, 13-year-old vocalist Vinya Chhabra, 14-year-old drummer Yoyoka Soma, 9-year-old guitarist Bay Melnick Virgolino, 14-year old guitarist/vocalist Charlotte Milstein, and 16-year-old vocalist Ella Milstein rocking out on Muse’s “Hysteria.”

Jaco Pastorius: Portrait of Tracy/Solo (Live in Juan-les-Pins, 1976)
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Jaco Pastorius: Portrait of Tracy/Solo (Live in Juan-les-Pins, 1976)

The Jaco Pastorius Archive keeps bringing some special gems, like this 1976 solo by Jaco, which includes “Portrait of Tracy,” "Chromatic Fantasy,” and more.

Bakithi Kumalo’s Graceland Experience: You Can Call Me Al
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Bakithi Kumalo’s Graceland Experience: You Can Call Me Al

Today is our good friend Bakithi Kumalo’s birthday, and we’re celebrating with one of his all-time great bass lines. Here’s a live clip of “You Can Call Me Al.”

Elephant Gym: Games
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Elephant Gym: Games

I always loved the band Elephant Gym. They recently visited the KEXP studios and performed “Games.” KT Chang’s playing is so impressive.

Robyn Adele Anderson: “Sunshine of Your Love” Latin Cover
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Robyn Adele Anderson: “Sunshine of Your Love” Latin Cover

Robyn Adele Anderson records some unique covers, and this recent one is a Latin cover of Cream’s “Sunshine of Your Love.”

Leland Sklar: James Taylor’s “Mexico” Play Along
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Leland Sklar: James Taylor’s “Mexico” Play Along

Leland Sklar’s YouTube channel has so much incredible content. Last week, he posted this video, sharing some personal stories and then playing along to James Taylor’s “Mexico.”

Zander Zon and Charles Berthoud: Insane Bass Battle
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Zander Zon and Charles Berthoud: Insane Bass Battle

Zander Zon posted another “Bass Battle” video with Charles Berthoud, and this is a short, but wild ride. The video includes a “tapping round,” a “fingerstyle round,” and a “pick round.”

Jermaine Morgan: Find the Key of a Song (Faster)
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Jermaine Morgan: Find the Key of a Song (Faster)

If you are a bass player who struggles with finding the key or hearing the right keys of the song, this video by Jermaine Morgan is for you. Here are a few tips on how he’s developed his ear.

Weekly Top 10: April 27 – May 3, 2024
Weekly Top 10

Weekly Top 10: April 27 – May 3, 2024

Bass gear dominated this week’s reader-favorite list on No Treble. Add a great video of Felix Pastorius, Ryan’s latest “Keep It Groovy” lesson, our latest Groove episode (with Mark Egan), and Deep Purple news, and you have this week’s top 10.

Lake Street Dive: Better Not Tell You (Live from The Bridge Studio)
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Lake Street Dive: Better Not Tell You (Live from The Bridge Studio)

Lake Street Dive recorded this video of “Better Not Tell You” live at The Bridge Studio in Brooklyn, NY. Bridget Kearney is sporting a Fender bass this time and anchors the band perfectly, as always. This is a preview of their upcoming album, “Good Together.”

Remco Hendriks and Jack Irons: Heavy Fretless Rock Bass
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Remco Hendriks and Jack Irons: Heavy Fretless Rock Bass

Remco Hendriks got together with Red Hot Chili Peppers founding drummer Jack Irons for this epic jam. He calls it "Heavy Fretless Rock Bass."

Ne-Yo: Tiny Desk Concert
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Ne-Yo: Tiny Desk Concert

When NPR dropped this Tiny Desk Concert with Ne-Yo, I let it play in the background while I worked. I found myself going back to the video frequently. I love everything about this, including the incredible work of Justin Raines on bass and bass keys.