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Alex Bershadsky: Banu Choshech Legaresh
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Alex Bershadsky: Banu Choshech Legaresh

Hanukkah has begun, and we’re celebrating with a great video from Alex Bershadsky. This time he created a solo bass arrangement of the famous Hanukkah song “Banu Choshech Legaresh,” which translates to “We Came to Drive Away the Darkness.” The bassist utilizes his incredible finger-style technique to play the melody and chords at once, then taking a solo over the...

Alex Bershadsky with Dennis Chambers and Shlomi Cohen: Babous
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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.”

Alex Bershadsky: Donna Lee
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Alex Bershadsky: Donna Lee

Plenty of bassists have taken on “Donna Lee,” but Alex Bershadsky did it in his own way. Joined by drummer Sharon Petrover, here’s Alex’s unique take on the bebop jazz standard.

Alex Bershadsky, Oz Noy, Nathaniel Townsley & Kama Kamila: POP-001
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Alex Bershadsky, Oz Noy, Nathaniel Townsley & Kama Kamila: POP-001

Alex Bershadsky has teased his upcoming album with a new video for the song, “POP-001”. Besides the bassist’s incredible strumming and slap playing, the tune features heavyweight musicians with guitarist Oz Noy, drummer Nathaniel Townsley, and vocalist Kama Kamila. If this is any indicator of its direction, we’re really looking forward to the new album!

Alex Bershadsky & Rostik Lerman Project: Tango Traumatico
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Alex Bershadsky & Rostik Lerman Project: Tango Traumatico

If you’re addicted to that fretless “mwah”, then you’re going to want to sit down for this one. Alex Bershadsky teamed up with pianist Rostik Lerman and drummer Shay Sasson to record Lerman’s composition “Tango Traumatico” and it’s got tons of creamy bass tone. The trio gets into a great tango groove with solid foundation from the bassist before he...

Alex Bershadsky: Bring On The Night
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Alex Bershadsky: Bring On The Night

I’m always pumped to get new videos from Alex Bershadsky, and his latest is a reason why. The video features fantastic playing of all kinds, not to mention nice filming. “It’s an original arrangement for the Police Classic ‘Bring on The Night’ combining double thumbing with fretless bass,” he shares. “It’s a bit different, I hope you’ll like it.”

Alex Bershadsky: Via Dolorosa
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Alex Bershadsky: Via Dolorosa

Here’s a cool tapping tune from Alex Bershadsky, who employs a constant pulse in his left hand with arpeggios while bringing out a beautiful melody with his right hand.

Alex Bershadsky and Dennis Chambers: Freedom Jazz Dance
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Alex Bershadsky and Dennis Chambers: Freedom Jazz Dance

Alex Bershadsky is working on a new album and sent us this track as a sneak peek of what’s to come. The bassist teamed up with drummer extraordinaire Dennis Chambers to make a duet of the famous Eddie Harris tune “Freedom Jazz Dance.” The duo lock in tight as Bershadsky ornaments the funky melody with some incredible right hand technique....

Alex Bershadsky: Groove Move
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Alex Bershadsky: Groove Move

Here’s an intense jam by bassist Alex Bershadsky, whose incredible groove is matched equally by his impressive technique. The clip features Gal Gershovsky on drums. When you groove it, you gotta move it!

Alex Bershadsky: Ma’oz Tzur
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Alex Bershadsky: Ma’oz Tzur

In celebration of Hanukkah, we’ve got an incredible bass-only version of the traditional Jewish liturgical poem performed by Alex Bershadsky. The Israeli-raised bassist layers a lyrical fretless line on top of his chordal fretted work to create a rich and introspective arrangement of the song. This arrangement can be found on the new Zon Guitars Holiday Rumblings album.