Ellen Alaverdyan Archives
2022 Reader Favorite Bassists – #4: Ellen Alaverdyan
For the second time in two years, Ellen Alaverdyan lands on the annual Reader Favorite Bassists list. The young bassist’s playing and videos are infectious, and she’s making huge wave. So we’re not suprised to see her here once again.
Ellen Alaverdyan: My Top 10 Favorite Bass Lines (Part 1)
It is always a joy to watch a video by Ellen Alaverdyan. She always has so much fun playing the bass, and in this new clip, she covers 10 of her favorite bass lines. I love how she reacts to playing each one!
Ellen Alaverdyan: Jam with Steve Vai
Ellen Alaverdyan is a fast-rising star. Her latest video offers a great mix of behind-the-scenes footage, as well as her soundcheck and performance with Steve Vai! This one will make you smile.
Ellen Alaverdyan: Blackbird
Ellen Alaverdyan has a new video out, and this one once again features the bassist with her dad, Hovak Alaverdyan, on guitar (and Marine Sargsyan on stomp kick). Here’s the inspiring young musician performing bass and vocals on “Blackbird.”
Ellen Alaverdyan: Summer Jam
Ellen Alaverdyan has a new video out, and this one features an original tune by her dad, Hovak. They’re joined by Murzo on keyboards, 13-year-old Alisaxie Xiaotong on drums, and 17-year-old Noah-Benedikt Hahn on sax to perform “Summer Jam.”
Ellen Alaverdyan: For Whom The Bell Tolls
Ten-year-old bassist Ellen Alaverdyan keeps bringing the videos, and she keeps impressing us. In this new one, she plays along to Metallica’s “For Whom The Bell Tolls.” (She nailed it).
Ellen Alaverdyan and Friends: The Ocean
Ellen Alaverdyan joined together with Yoyoka on drums, Mateo Mannasmith on guitar, and Eva on vocals for a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “The Ocean”. They definitely got the led out on this one!
Ellen & Hovak Alaverdyan: Don’t Stop The Music (Father & Daughter Duet)
Hovak Alaverdyan (Ellen Alaverdyan‘s father) reached out to me with this video, asking me if we’d share it with No Treble readers. In this one, Hovak and Ellen perform their first original tune, “Don’t Stop The Music”.
2021 Reader Favorite Bassists – #1: Ellen Alaverdyan
We’ve reached #1, and this one is extra special to us this year. Nine-year-old Ellen Alaverdyan caught our attention in 2021, and the attention of a lot more people. She is the #1 Reader Favorite Bassist for 2021.
Ellen Alaverdyan: Penny Lane
Ever since we first saw a video by Ellen Alaverdyan, we’ve been completely knocked out. This video is as impressive as any by the young bassist. Ellen simultaneously handles the bass and vocals on The Beatles’ “Penny Lane” in this clip.
Ellen Alaverdyan: Ellen’s Groove
Ever since Tech 21’s Dale Krevens sent us the video of 9-year-old bassist Ellen Alaverdyan playing along to “Tom Sawyer“, I’ve been seeing her show up in a lot of places. Here’s one that flat out grooves.
Ellen Alaverdyan: Tom Sawyer
Tech 21’s Dale Krevens sent us this video by 9-year-old bassist Ellen Alaverdyan. In this clip, she plays along to Rush’s “Tom Sawyer” (and she nailed it).