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Bass Cover Week: Zander Zon’s Solo Bass Cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven”
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Bass Cover Week: Zander Zon’s Solo Bass Cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven”

In the early ’70’s, music shops in England banned (and even fined) guitarists for playing “Stairway to Heaven” in the stores. (I seem to remember quite a few talent shows at as a kid that would have benefitted from this rule). This even inspired the scene in Wayne’s World, when Wayne started playing the Led Zeppelin classic before a salesman...

Bass Cover Week: Steve Metcalf’s Solo Bass Cover of Coldplay’s “Clocks”
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Bass Cover Week: Steve Metcalf’s Solo Bass Cover of Coldplay’s “Clocks”

This week is Bass Cover Week on No Treble, and we’re celebrating awesome cover tunes that feature bass in unique and awesome ways. If you have a video to share (by you or by someone else), we’d love to hear from you. Drop us a note at basscovers@notreble.com. We first featured Steve Metcalf and his incredible take on the Red...

Bass Play-Along Week: Troy Hughes’ “YYZ” Bass Play-Along
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Bass Play-Along Week: Troy Hughes’ “YYZ” Bass Play-Along

Editor’s note: Bass play-along week continues! If you have one you’d like to submit (by you or someone else), send it to playalong@notreble.com. Ah, YYZ. Geddy Lee’s bass line on this iconic tune has to be one of the most popular challenges and play-along’s out there. No Treble reader Troy Hughes sends us this video of him pulling off the...

Bass Play-Along Week: Adrian Bartol’s John Mayer/Pino Palladino “Who Did You Think I Was?” Bass Play-Along
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Bass Play-Along Week: Adrian Bartol’s John Mayer/Pino Palladino “Who Did You Think I Was?” Bass Play-Along

Editor’s note: Bass play-along week continues! If you have one you’d like to submit (by you or someone else), send it to playalong@notreble.com. Bassist Adrian Bartol sends us his bass play-along of John Mayer’s live recording of “Who Did You Think I Was?”, which also includes Jimi Hendrix’s “Power of Soul” at the end. In the original, Pino Palladino really...

Bass Play-Along Week: Alex Myers’ RHCP “Around The World Bass” Bass Play-Along
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Bass Play-Along Week: Alex Myers’ RHCP “Around The World Bass” Bass Play-Along

Editor’s note: Bass play-along week continues! If you have one you’d like to submit (by you or someone else), send it to playalong@notreble.com. Bassist Alex Myers submitted his bass play-along video of Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Around the World”. He plays his Washburn Bantam bass through a BOSS GT-10b for the video. Alex says that without Flea and his “crazy...

Simon Fitzpatrick: Emerson Lake & Palmer’s “Take a Pebble” for Solo Bass
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Simon Fitzpatrick: Emerson Lake & Palmer’s “Take a Pebble” for Solo Bass

Bassist Simon Fitzpatrick shared his latest solo bass video with us, featuring a live performance of Emerson Lake & Palmer’s “Take a Pebble”. Wait for the 1:30 mark, when Simon really gets going with some excellent tap bass. Then things get really crazy with Simon picking up a bow! Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com.

Edmond Gilmore: Donna Lee (Jaco Pastorius Cover)
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Edmond Gilmore: Donna Lee (Jaco Pastorius Cover)

Facebook friend and bassist Edmond Gilmore shared his impressive take on Jaco Pastorius’ take on “Donna Lee”. Edmond said, “This clip was made with full Conga Cover… testing my amazing Fbass AC-5.” Well done, Edmond. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com.

Darren Frate: And Dream of Sheep for Solo Bass
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Darren Frate: And Dream of Sheep for Solo Bass

Here’s a nice Sunday afternoon video, with bassist Darren Frate performing his arrangement of the Kate Bush tune, “And Dream of Sheep”.

Stuart Clayton: “Shape of My Heart” for Solo Bass
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Stuart Clayton: “Shape of My Heart” for Solo Bass

Time for some new awesomeness by bassist Stuart Clayton. This is Stuart’s arrangement of Sting’s tune “Shape of My Heart”, for solo bass. The arrangement comes from Stuart’s book, Solo Arrangements for Electric Bass.

Steve Metcalf: Red Hot Chili Peppers “Can’t Stop” Upright Bass Cover
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Steve Metcalf: Red Hot Chili Peppers “Can’t Stop” Upright Bass Cover

Mind blown. Bassist Steve Metcalf, an undergraduate performance major studying at Indiana University recorded this (almost) all-bass version of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tune “Can’t Stop”. Steve says he creates these videos “to escape from the world of orchestral excerpts”. Keep ’em coming, Steve. Steve posted the MP3 version of the tune, available as a free download.