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Drummer Donati’s Latest Taps Pair of Bassists
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Drummer Donati’s Latest Taps Pair of Bassists

Drummer Virgil Donati’s The Dawn of Time features not one, but two bassists. The recording, which is orchestral, yet drum-centered, includes the work of bassists Jimmy Johnson and Hadrien Feraud. “The bass and drums are the impetus behind this music, with the orchestra arousing emotions, taking the listener on a transcendent journey,” according to Donati’s website. The Dawn of Time...

Hadrien Feraud Releases Sophomore Effort as Solo Artist
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Hadrien Feraud Releases Sophomore Effort as Solo Artist

French jazz bass virtuoso Hadrien Feraud (Chick Corea, John McLaughlin) has released his second album, Born in the 80s. The album mixes jazz fusion, R&B, hip-hop, and soul and the 1984-born Feraud acknowledges the record’s not all about the bass — “It’s more about music,” says Feraud, who was inspired to commit himself to bass after hearing a Jaco Pastorius...

BassTheWorld: 21 Bassists in 1 Video
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BassTheWorld: 21 Bassists in 1 Video

BassTheWorld.com has followed up their “Got Bass Chops?” video with a second episode. This time, 21 bassists from around the world lay out the nastiest licks, funkiest grooves, and smoothest lines to show the scope of our beloved instrument. The bassists in order of appearance are Hadrien Feraud, Jay-Tee Teterissa, Bruno Tauzin, Andy C. Saxton, Evan Marien, Adam Ben Ezra,...

Hadrien Feraud Teases New Solo Album
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Hadrien Feraud Teases New Solo Album

Hadrien Feraud has released a teaser of his next album, entitled Born in the 80s. The nearly five-minute preview features clips of several tracks blending jazz fusion, R&B, hip-hop, and soul. While the bassist’s playing will always shine through, the show of diversity and writing styles is core to the album, Feraud says. “This one is not about bass,” he...

Virgil Donati with Hadrien Feraud: Paradise Variations
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Virgil Donati with Hadrien Feraud: Paradise Variations

Hadrien Feraud is one of my favorite players, and it’s always fascinating to watch him play. Our friend Charles Robitaille sent in this video of Feraud playing “Paradise Variations” with drummer Virgil Donati, and my jaw hit the floor. The clip features several variations on Donati’s “Paradise Lost” from his album In This Life. Feraud’s bass playing is matched with...

Zawinul Legacy Band Featuring Hadrien Feraud: Bass Solo and “Port of Entry”
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Zawinul Legacy Band Featuring Hadrien Feraud: Bass Solo and “Port of Entry”

Bassist Hadrien Feraud completely rips it up in this video of the Zawinul Legacy Band performing “Port of Entry.” The clip starts with a bass solo and you can almost see the smoke coming from his fingers as shreds across the entire instrument. The rest of the band then kicks in with the Weather Report song “Port of Entry,” which...

Dean Brown Band with Hadrien Feraud: Uncle Ray
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Dean Brown Band with Hadrien Feraud: Uncle Ray

This one is killer. Performing live at Live-Proberaum in Zülpich, Germany, here’s the Dean Brown Band performing “Uncle Ray”. The band is anchored by bassist Hadrien Feraud and drummer Marvin “Smitty” Smith (Smith wrote the tune). Rounding out the quartet is Bernard Maseli on vibes. The tune appeared on Brown’s 2012 album, . Oh yeah.

Hadrien Feraud and Federico Malaman: Cherokee Jam at NAMM 2014
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Hadrien Feraud and Federico Malaman: Cherokee Jam at NAMM 2014

I’m still in recovery mode from NAMM this year, but I’ve been checking out all the great videos pouring in from the show. Here’s a crazy fast version of “Cherokee” by Hadrien Feraud and Federico Malaman at the Ken Smith booth. The duo trade solos at break-neck speeds, each more intense than the last. Hold on tight.

Chick Corea Releases “The Vigil”, Featuring Hadrien Feraud and Stanley Clarke
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Chick Corea Releases “The Vigil”, Featuring Hadrien Feraud and Stanley Clarke

After releasing four collaborative albums last year, legendary keyboardist Chick Corea has gotten back to creating his own songs with The Vigil. The effort includes a brand new band filled out by saxophonist Tim Garland, guitarist Charles Altura, drummer Marcus Gilmore and bassist Hadrien Feraud. The band, which is also called The Vigil, gives Corea the opportunity to return to...

Hadrien Feraud, Michael Lecoq, & David “Fingers” Haynes: 2013 NAMM Jam
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Hadrien Feraud, Michael Lecoq, & David “Fingers” Haynes: 2013 NAMM Jam

A couple of days ago, we featured a NAMM jam video with Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes. Once again, PreSonus brings the goods at the 2013 NAMM show with this jam featuring bassist Hadrien Feraud performing with Haynes and keyboardist Michael Lecoq. So so good.

Hadrien Feraud: NAMM Jam with David Haynes and Randy Emata
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Hadrien Feraud: NAMM Jam with David Haynes and Randy Emata

Our friend Sylvain Gros-Desormeaux sent this video to us saying, “this is sick bass!!” Of course, we pretty much knew that as soon as we saw Hadrien Feraud’s name attached to it. Filmed during the 2012 Winter NAMM show, here’s Hadrien performing with David “Fingers” Haynes and Randy Emata. Enjoy.

Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam
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Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam

PreSonus puts on some killer demos at NAMM. (this one, from back in 2009 with Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten and David “Fingers” Haynes remains one of the most popular videos on No Treble to this day). This time around, Bailey is teaming up bassist Hadrien Feraud and Haynes for a jam at the PreSonus booth. The trio is playing the...