Emanuele Zazzara sent us his 4-bass arrangement of the theme for the popular Marvel show, “Daredevil.” I’m a huge nerd when it comes to these comic book-based shows, so I was excited to hear an all-bass arrangement of the main theme.
It is always great to see a new video from Zander Zon. In this clip, Zander plays an arrangement of Beyoncé’s “Halo.” “It’s dedicated to my girlfriend, as she just had a birthday. Her favourite artist is Beyoncé and Halo is a beautiful song, so I’m hoping she likes it (TBH this video is not a surprise as she’s heard...
We’ve seen a few bassists take Herbie Hancock’s class tune, “Chameleon” and turn it into a solo bass performance. Karl Clews took it up a notch with a three-bass arrangement, using his 2003 Status Graphite Kingbass Artist. Funky!
No Treble reader Leland Nelson sent us this video of an all-bass arrangement he worked on of Marcus Miller’s “Scoop,” from Miller’s Master of All Trades DVD. “Basses include a Fender Marcus Miller Signature, a Conklin GT-7, and an upright I borrowed from DePauw University where I currently attend,” Leland shared.
Diego Tarantino sent us another one of his excellent solo bass covers. This time around, Diego performs Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed,” using two bass tracks.
Guitarist Steve Vai is known for his insane playing and fireworks on the instrument. Brad Russell decided to tackle Vai’s style by playing the guitar part to “The Attitude Song” on his four-string bass. From the pinch harmonics to the crazy whammy bar work, Russell brings the fire from the low end.
Zander Zon and his fretless bass are back with another fantastic solo bass cover. In this clip, Zander performs his arrangement of Ed Sheeran’s “Castle on the Hill.” Enjoy.
Chris DeAngelis is back with another killer looping bass cover. This time he knocked it out of the park with Michael Jackson’s “I Can’t Help It.” After setting up a percussive groove, he lays out the melody and bass line at the same time. Then he loops the groove and kicks off an ear-bending solo. Dig it:
It’s a solo bass day around here at NT HQ. We just spotted this new one by Ray Riendeau, who took James Taylor’s iconic folk hit, “Fire and Rain,” and made it his own. “This song always reminds me of the loved ones who have passed away, and I miss so dearly,” Ray shares. “I dedicate this cover to my...
I’m a sucker for a good Radiohead song, and even more so when there’s a great bass cover of it. Jean-Baptiste Salles brings a beautiful depth to the melancholy melody of “Exit Music” from the band’s iconic OK Computer album. “I accompanied myself with a Bass VI,” Salles says, adding that he included the piano in the video as a...
Our good friend Magnus Sjöquist just sent his newest video with us, which was inspired by another one we shared recently. “I just saw an amazing cover of Blackbird by Jakob and Anna from Sweden on No Treble! I though I would join in an send you my solo arrangement that is bass+voice by one person) of the Beatles song!”
Karl Clews sent us this tribute video and solo bass arrangement he made following the passing of George Michael. Karl takes on Michael’s 80’s pop classic, “Careless Whisper,” performed on his 2003 Status Graphite Kingbass Artist.