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Simon Fitzpatrick: “No Woman, No Cry” Solo Bass Performance
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Simon Fitzpatrick: “No Woman, No Cry” Solo Bass Performance

Simon Fitzpatrick is a favorite around here, thanks in large part to his awesome solo bass arrangements (plus, he’s a super cool guy). Here’s Simon performing Bob Marley’s classic “No Woman, No Cry” on a 6-string GB spitfire with Boomerang 3 looper pedal. Sweet.

Andres Rotmistrovsky: Solo Bass Arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend In Me”
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Andres Rotmistrovsky: Solo Bass Arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend In Me”

Andres Rotmistrovsky has a way with arranging songs for solo bass. Here’s his version of Randy Newman’s “You’ve Got a Friend In Me.”

Maurizio Mariani: Solo Bass Arrangement of Elliott Smith’s “Everything Means Nothing To Me”
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Maurizio Mariani: Solo Bass Arrangement of Elliott Smith’s “Everything Means Nothing To Me”

“Everything Means Nothing to Me” is one of the most haunting and equally infectious tracks from the late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith’s album Figure 8. It’s one of those songs that just sticks with you for a while after you hear it, due in part to a repeated theme. Check out this solo bass version that Maurizio Mariani worked up. He...

Mathieu Verlot: “Little Wing” Live Double Bass Arrangement
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Mathieu Verlot: “Little Wing” Live Double Bass Arrangement

Bassist Mathieu Verlot really impresses with this video he shared with us, taking the Hendrix classic “Little Wing” and turning it into an epic bass-fest. All four of the bass parts were improvised by Mathieu, and the drums were added after the bass recordings were completed. Mathieu said he’s working on his solo project, and “exploring all the faces of...

Adam Stevens: All Bass Cover of John Mayer’s “Slow Dancing In A Burning Room”
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Adam Stevens: All Bass Cover of John Mayer’s “Slow Dancing In A Burning Room”

We first featured bassist Adam Stevens last month, with his incredible solo bass arrangement of the Chili Peppers tune, “Under the Bridge“. Adam has just shared his latest bass arrangement, this time tackling John Mayer’s “Slow Dancing In A Burning Room”. Adam covers it all, including the vocal line, and ends with a tasty solo.

Groove Spoon: Barney Miller Theme Bass Jam
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Groove Spoon: Barney Miller Theme Bass Jam

I spent some time working out the bass line to Vulpeck’s awesome “It Gets Funkier”, which of course was recorded by the excellent Joe Dart. Which led me to search for more stuff by Joe. Which brought me to this awesomeness: a bass duet of the Barney Miller theme. Joe is joined by Jack Stratton, who stepped away from the...

Xander Myers: Funky Bass Cover of PSY’s “Gangnam Style”
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Xander Myers: Funky Bass Cover of PSY’s “Gangnam Style”

Who doesn’t like a good viral video? Korean rapper PSY scored it big with his latest hit “Gangnam Style,” which has reached over 67 million views on YouTube. The zany and infectious tune inspired Xander Myers to make a slightly funkier version with his own bass line. Check it out!

Mattia La Maida: All Bass Arrangement of “Come Together”
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Mattia La Maida: All Bass Arrangement of “Come Together”

Here’s bassist Mattia La Maida, performing a Brian Bromberg-inspired solo bass version of the Beatles’ “Come Together”, which of course features Paul McCartney’s highly recognizable bass line. And in case that’s not enough bassists mentioned, a photo of Jaco Pastorius also makes a cameo appearance. And in case all of that is not distracting enough, Mattia has a pretty sweet...

Stuart Clayton: D-Code (Alain Caron Cover)
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Stuart Clayton: D-Code (Alain Caron Cover)

Stuart Clayton shared his brand new video with us, performing Alain Caron’s “D-Code” on his newly acquired Bogart bass. “This great track by Alain Caron features some innovative slap techniques that I have been working on for the past few months,” Stuart shares. “I was inspired to work on this piece again after picking up this Bogart bass at the...

Zander Zon: “Somebody That I Used To Know” Solo Bass Cover
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Zander Zon: “Somebody That I Used To Know” Solo Bass Cover

Zander Zon is back with a new video. This time around, he’s performing an all-bass cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”. Zander says, “I’m using a loop pedal during the verse and a couple other parts, but not the chorus. This piece was recorded live, with no overdubs (CDEG tuning). Hope you like it!”

Darrell Craig Harris: “Come Together” Funky Bass Jam
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Darrell Craig Harris: “Come Together” Funky Bass Jam

Former Cirque du Soleil bassist Darrell Craig Harris took the Beatles’ “Come Together” and cranked up the funk knob on this solo bass version of the classic tune. Grooooooooooooooooovy.

Craig Butterfield: Bass Quartet Arrangement of Frank Zappa’s “Peaches En Regalia”
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Craig Butterfield: Bass Quartet Arrangement of Frank Zappa’s “Peaches En Regalia”

We’re big fans of Frank Zappa here at No Treble HQ. So when Craig Butterfield sent in his all bass version of “Peaches En Regalia,” we were stoked. As is par for his videos, Butterfield nails all the parts with unbelievable accuracy. All of the percussion, bass lines, melodies and solos are perfectly in place, and in a fashion that...