Craig Harris sent us this video saying, “I know this comp gets overplay, but this is impressive and I think should be featured.” This has the be the highest energy version of “The Chicken” ever. Jay Stave is the bassist in this trio, with Valeriy Stepanov on keys and Paul Kholodyanskiy on drums.
Diego Tarantino has shared another impressive video with us. This time around, Diego takes on Charles Mingus’s excellent “Self-Portrait in Three Colors,” on double bass, electric bass, and keys.
Cody Wright shared this video on Facebook, and it is blowing up. Cody teamed up with vocalist Elise Testone (who made the finals on the eleventh season of American Idol) for this terrific arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Black or White.”
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...
Simone Masina sent us Peekaboom’s latest video, with some exciting news. The duo of Simone and vocalist Angelica Lubian were joined by Valerio Fuiano, who added some extra sounds using GeoShred on an iPad on their cover of Muse’s “Hysteria.” It turns out this video caught some attention early on: “Jordan Rudess, among the greatest keyboard players in the world...
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!”
Diego Tarantino sent us one of his latest videos, and once again, he knocked us out. Diego took one of Django Reinhardt’s most popular tunes, “Nuages,” and turned it into an all-bass arrangement.
Bassist and No Treble reader Jakob Forslund sent us this video he and vocalist Anna Duveskog created late last year. This is their take on the Beatles’ “Blackbird,” which offers up a really unique sound.
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.
Jesús Rico Pérez is back with another stunning Michael Manring cover. This time around he performs “Red Right Returning,” which appeared on Michael’s 1991 album, Drastic Measures. No easy feat!