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Fernando Lamadrid: Iniciático
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Fernando Lamadrid: Iniciático

One of our favorite bassists is back with a new video. Fernando Lamadrid leads this band in their performance of his original tune, “Iniciático”.

Los Kamikazes: Nuevo Planeta
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Los Kamikazes: Nuevo Planeta

Here’s a brand new video featuring some seriously great bass by Fernando Lamadrid. Fernando wrote this tune, which was arranged by Los Kamikazes – the band in this video. Holy smokes.

Fernando Lamadrid: Haiku
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Fernando Lamadrid: Haiku

Fernando Lamadrid never fails to impress. In this video, he performs his original composition, “Haiku”, along with Marcos Munné on guitar, Nano Peña on drums and Poti Trujillo on Cajón. What a great tune.

Fernando Lamadrid: Electriceratops
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Fernando Lamadrid: Electriceratops

Whenever I see a new video featuring bassist Fernando Lamadrid, I stop whatever I’m doing to watch. And Fernando never disappoints. Recorded live in late December, here’s “Electriceratops”.

Fernando Lamadrid: La casa de las notas escondidas
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Fernando Lamadrid: La casa de las notas escondidas

If you’ve been a No Treble reader for a while, you’ll likely recognize the name Fernando Lamadrid, thanks to the video we shared in August 2013 of his tune “Mollete Express” (this was such a great tune, we even published a transcription by Stuart Clayton). Fernando is back with a new video that shows off another side, with the tune...

Fernando Lamadrid: Grasa Original
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Fernando Lamadrid: Grasa Original

The last time we featured a video by Fernando Lamadrid (“Mollete Express“), everyone went crazy. That included Stuart Clayton, who transcribed the tune to challenge us all. Fernando is back with a new video for the tune “Grasa Original” he just recorded in the studio with drummer Rick Arencibia. Man, this is good.

Bass Transcription: Fernando Lamadrid’s “Mollete Express”
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Bass Transcription: Fernando Lamadrid’s “Mollete Express”

Just as I was wondering which piece to select for this month’s transcription, along comes this killer track from super-talented bassist Fernando Lamadrid and drummer Rick Arencibia. This one has it all: harmonic-laden odd-time grooves, funky slap lines, chordal work and several jaw-dropping solos. Perfect! Download the transcription (PDF) and follow along: “Mollete Express” opens with a fingerstyle groove over...

Fernando Lamadrid: Mollete Express
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Fernando Lamadrid: Mollete Express

I’d never heard bassist Fernando Lamadrid until Flemming shared a video of the The Mencial Project last month. It knocked me out, and so did this one. Here’s Fernando with drummer Rick Arencibia doing their thing in the studio. The tune is “Mollete Express.” [Editor’s note: after the huge response we received from this video, Stuart Clayton decided to share...

The Mencial Project: Dale Al Shakaboom
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The Mencial Project: Dale Al Shakaboom

This video shows The Mencial Project recording the tune, “Dale Al Shakaboom”. The trio features the great Fernando Lamadrid on bass, and he takes a sweet slap solo around the 2:30 mark.