Drummer Yussef Dayes hit the studio with bassist Rocco Palladino and keyboardist Charlie Stacey and did this cool mashup of Stanley Clarke’s “Yesterday Princess” & Curren$y’s “Job”.
I took a trip down memory lane this morning by watching clips from James Taylor’s career. Here is one of my favorites, from a 1979 concert. Leland Sklar performs his wizardry on this version of “How Sweet It Is.”
Time to share some a round-up of bass goodness for your listening pleasure. Here are the top 10 reader favorite videos we shared in June.
Jazz|Green just shared the complete performance of Marcus Miller and his band at Estival Jazz Lugano 2019. The set includes tunes from Marcus’s latest album, “Laid Black,” and more.
Meet Drue Williams, Jr., a bassist who got his start thanks to his dad, who was a great Gospel singer and inspired him to take up the instrument. Drue not only performs, but he also started his own bass cabinet company. Here’s his story...
Back in May, the awesome people at Studio Jams published this video tribute to the late, great Joe Osborn, from the Lest We Forget 2018 video special. The video starts with a discussion of Joe before the band dives into “Memphis.”
Back in 2016, Lake Street Dive visited NPR to record a Tiny Desk Concert, in support of their album, “Side Pony.” I love the different feel of the music in this setting!
Meshell Ndegeocello made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman back in 1996 in support of her album, “Peace Beyond Passion.” Great song and performance by the one and only Meshell!
Guitarist Chandresh Kudwa’s “Free Spirit” is a pretty amazing instrumental rock record, which features bassist Mohini Dey and drummer Gino Banks. “Disco Chicken”, the album’s second track, is a fun ride.
No Treble reader Chris Attwell sent me a few videos by his band, ACT, and I’m really digging their sound. In this clip, the band is joined by Robbie Goodwin on violin, for the tune, “Bloom.”