Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee students paid tribute to Frank Zappa recently by performing a medley of “Waka/Jawaka,” “Inca Roads,” “Peaches en Regalia,” and “Zomby Woof.” What a great tribute and arrangement!
The No Treble Crew is in Anaheim to cover the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. Be sure to check back often for all the latest bass news and more from the event.
Back in 2017, we shared a video of Me and Maria’s tune, “Holder hjertet gemt.” Johannes Pehrson recently shared this live performance of the tune, which is even more impressive.
At the 2018 Lockn’ Festival John Mayer took the stage with Dead & Company at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. In this clip, they perform The Grateful Dead’s “Brown-Eyed Women.”
Here’s a fantastic clip from the 2003 Tokyo Jazz show with Kazumi Watanabe, Richard Bona, and Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez. During one of Bona’s solos, Watanabe’s guitar strap gave out and his guitar came crashing down. Even that was remarkably in time.
Reverb has shared a previously unpublished interview with Jaco Pastorius by Tony Bacon. The interview is incredible, focusing on Jaco’s debut album, how he learned to play the bass, his approach to composing and arranging, and more.
Here’s a clip of Blues Traveler performing at a Bridge School benefit concert in October 1997. This acoustic version of “Sweet Pain” is just pure magic, thanks in part to Bobby Sheehan’s terrific work on the acoustic bass guitar.
I really dig Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, and I also dig NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert series. So here’s a double dose of awesome. Even better, the first thing you hear is Sharay Reed, who is putting on a clinic in this clip.
Back in November, The Main Squeeze took the stage at Thalia Hall in Chicago and showed off their incredible diversity. Here’s a clip from the show, where they perform “Where Do We Go?” from their debut album.
Tal Wilkenfeld is gearing up to release her new album this spring. Yesterday, she shared a live video performance of “Under The Sun,” which is one of the tracks on the upcoming record. This was filmed during The Who’s “The Who Hits 50!” tour in 2016.