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Zander Zon vs. Charles Berthoud: Bass Battle
Bass Videos

Zander Zon vs. Charles Berthoud: Bass Battle

Earlier this week, we featured a “Bass Battle” video between Davie504 and Charles Berthoud. Now Zander Zon has thrown his hat in the ring, with an awesome (and hilarious) video he created with Berthoud.

Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November
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Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November

Ariane Cap and Josh Cohen have teamed up to create Solo Bass Night, a performance series that features and promotes solo bass music. The concerts have their roots from an event nearly 15 years ago.

Davie504 vs. Charles Berthoud: Bass Battle
Bass Videos

Davie504 vs. Charles Berthoud: Bass Battle

WATCH: Davie504 has shared a number of videos with Charles Berthoud, who Davie calls “The PRO.” In this clip, the bassists trade off with some impressive bass playing, covering fingerstyle, tap, slap, all techniques – and some funny moments along the way.

Charles Berthoud: Hallelujah
Bass Videos

Charles Berthoud: Hallelujah

Charles Berthoud always impresses with his solo bass arrangements. In his latest, he covers “Hallelujah” for solo bass with piccolo strings. Beauty.

Charles Berthoud: Reflections
Bass Videos

Charles Berthoud: Reflections

Charles Berthoud is getting a lot of attention on his new video. After watching it, we can see why. Here’s “Reflections” – a composition Charles wrote for solo piccolo bass.

Charles Berthoud and Jim Stinnett: I Wanna Be…
Bass Videos

Charles Berthoud and Jim Stinnett: I Wanna Be…

Bassist Charles Berthoud shared this video he recorded with New Hampshire Bass Fest founder and Berklee instructor Jim Stinnett. The song is Charles’ original composition “I Wanna Be…,” which features some sweet fretless lines by Stinnett on top of Berthoud’s tap bass foundation.

Reader Spotlight: Charles Berthoud
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Charles Berthoud

Meet Charles Berthoud, a bassist living in Boston – by way of London – who is now graduating from Berklee and ready for the next step in his musical journey. Here’s his story… Bio: I am originally from London, England, and now, about to graduate from Berklee College of Music, I am on the brink of beginning my career as...

Charles Berthoud: Resurrection
Bass Videos

Charles Berthoud: Resurrection

Charles Berthoud builds a beautiful soundscape in this solo piccolo bass piece entitled “Resurrection.” The bassist makes the most of two-handed tapping and harmonics to create a shiny, ethereal song. “Resurrection” is the second track from his new album Charles Berthoud: The New Age of Solo Bass, which also includes three completely solo tunes, five tunes in collaboration with Jim...