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Adam Stevens: “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” for Solo Bass
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Adam Stevens: “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” for Solo Bass

Adam Stevens has shared another great solo bass arrangement of great tune. This time around, he tackles “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free”, which was written by Billy Taylor and “Dick Dallas” in the early ’60s and made popular by Nina Simone in 1967.

Adam Stevens: Sweet Lullaby
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Adam Stevens: Sweet Lullaby

Adam Stevens has shared a new solo bass video he calls “Sweet Lullaby”. Adam said the tune is “inspired by a traditional lullaby from the Solomon Islands and Toronto bassist, Rich Brown.” Sweet indeed.

Adam Stevens: Avicii’s “Wake Me Up” for Solo Bass
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Adam Stevens: Avicii’s “Wake Me Up” for Solo Bass

It has been a while since we’ve featured a video by bassist Adam Stevens. Luckily, he’s shared another great solo bass arrangement. This time around, Adam takes on “Wake Me Up” by Avicii, which also features Aloe Blacc. Enjoy.

Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover
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Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover

Adam Stevens has shared some impressive all-bass covers over the years. This time around, he’s taking a new approach – technically speaking – in covering Justin Timberlake’s “I Think She Knows Interlude”, as part of his experimentation with live performance relying on looping. “Just having some fun with Ableton Live and its incredible live looping capabilities. This is my first...

Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”
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Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”

Adam Stevens always impresses us with his solo bass arrangements. Here he is with one of his latest – a live bass loop version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”.

Adam Stevens: All Bass Cover of MAGIC!’s “Rude”
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Adam Stevens: All Bass Cover of MAGIC!’s “Rude”

When Adam Stevens first heard the tune “Rude” by Reggae/pop group MAGIC!, he said he couldn’t get the song out of his head. A week later, he recorded this all bass cover of the tune. And that makes it just a little sweeter, to us at least.

Adam Stevens: “the drriifft” Improvised Loop Jam
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Adam Stevens: “the drriifft” Improvised Loop Jam

Time for some Adam Stevens goodness. This time around, Adam utilizes all five of his basses, which includes an upright, a U-bass, a Jazz, a Precision and Roscoe LG-3000. Lots of bass goodness on this one.

Adam Stevens: “Let’s Get It On” All-Bass Cover
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Adam Stevens: “Let’s Get It On” All-Bass Cover

Marvin Gaye’s tune “Let’s Get It On” featured one the great Motown bass lines, played by Wilton Felder. Bassist Adam Stevens took the tune, his bass and a looper, and made it his own. Once again, Adam turns in an amazing all-bass performance.

Name That Bass Line!
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Name That Bass Line!

Name That Bass Line! is a fun show on YouTube that mixes skit comedy and famous bass lines. What more could you want? Each segment has ten mystery bass lines played by fellow YouTubers that the viewers have to guess. This episode features bassists Dave Baron, Will Lee, MarloweDK, DavidSinRocks, TJH3113, MusicLisha, Paul from “How To Play Bass Dot Com”,...

Adam Stevens: Solo Bass Loop Arrangement of Bootsy Collins’ “I’d Rather Be With You”
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Adam Stevens: Solo Bass Loop Arrangement of Bootsy Collins’ “I’d Rather Be With You”

Adam Stevens has impressed us in the past with his solo bass arrangements, but I’m not sure I’ve enjoyed any more than this one. Here’s Adam’s arrangement of “I’d Rather Be With You”, from Bootsy Collins’ 1976 album Stretchin’ Out In Bootsy’s Rubber Band.