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Virgil Donati Returns with “Ruination”
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Virgil Donati Returns with “Ruination”

Drum master Virgil Donati has released “Ruination,” and it’s filled with unreal musicianship blurring the lines of fusion and progressive music. Bassists Junior Braguinha, Anton Davidyants, and Evan Marien contributed to the record.

Anton Davidyants: It’s Only Music
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Anton Davidyants: It’s Only Music

I’ve really been digging Anton Davidyants’s videos. Here’s one he did with his trio, who performed an excellent cover of Gary Willis’s tune, “It’s Only Music,” which appeared on Willis’s 1999 album, “Bent.”

Anton Davidyants and Valeriy Stepanov: Self Portrait
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Anton Davidyants and Valeriy Stepanov: Self Portrait

Sometimes an older video hits the radar that’s so good, I have to check our archives to make sure we haven’t shared it before. Four years ago, Anton Davidyants teamed up with Valeriy Stepanov to record a cover of Mike Mainieri’s “Self Portrait.”

Anton Davidyants and Veronika Stalder: Delusion
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Anton Davidyants and Veronika Stalder: Delusion

I love bass and vocal duos, so when I saw monster bassist Anton Davidyants post this, I knew it would be killer. He teamed up with vocalist Veronika Stalder on a song that took him some serious time to finish composing. “I started composing the song more than a year ago when I was on a cruise ship. I composed...

BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video
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BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

The internet is a wonderful thing. Gregor Fris from BasstheWorld.com put together this epic bass jam with 29 bassists from all over the world for a stunning display of the instrument’s diversity. The bassists in order of appearance are Federico Malaman, Lars Lehmann, Trip Wamsley, Or Lubianiker, Hyunmo Kim (aka “hjfreaks”), Ralf Gauck, Zander Zon, Nathan Navarro, Miki Santamaria, Nik...

Nastja Nina and Anton Davidyants: Sokunthea
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Nastja Nina and Anton Davidyants: Sokunthea

When you put a song together with just bass and voice, beautiful things happen. Here’s a great example with the duo of Nastja Nina and Anton Davidyants performing the bassist’s original song “Sokunthea.” The song was first written as a solo bass piece, but Davidyants decided to redo it with Nina doubling the melody. The phenomenal bass playing and blend...

Impact Fuze: “Splatch” Cover
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Impact Fuze: “Splatch” Cover

The Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, Germany is coming up, so to mark the occasion, here’s a video from the Musikmesse two years ago. This is the French/Russian power trio, Impact Fuze, with Anton Davidyants on bass doing a funky jam over Miles Davis’ tune “Splatch”.