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Holiday Solo Bass: Santa Claus is Coming to Town
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Holiday Solo Bass: Santa Claus is Coming to Town

A bassist who goes by the screen name mahalkita511 has shared this nice solo bass arrangement of the holiday classic, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”. Just in time for Santa to come to town. Can we add a F-Bass VF560 bass to our wish list, like the one mahalkita511 is playing?

Bas Shiver: “Let It Snow” Solo Bass Performance and Lesson
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Bas Shiver: “Let It Snow” Solo Bass Performance and Lesson

Bassist Bas Shiver has shared a video with a dual purpose. First, a sweet arrangement of “Let it Snow” for bass. Then, he teaches you how, so you can add it to your holiday festivities. The Christmas ornament is optional, but recommended.

Jacob Collier: I Saw Three Ships
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Jacob Collier: I Saw Three Ships

Damian was blown away by this video and sent it my way. Watch it and you’ll see what he was talking about. This is multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier performing his arrangement of the traditional English Christmas carol, “I Saw Three Ships”. As Jacob says, the tune is “Performed and produced by a variety of Jacob Collier’s.” Including one on upright.

Adam Stevens: “Frosty the Snowman” Solo Bass Jam
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Adam Stevens: “Frosty the Snowman” Solo Bass Jam

I had no idea Adam Stevens also played upright until now. The bassist who has already been impressing all of us with his skills on electric shared this fun video of him performing an impromptu holiday bass jam. “I had a bit of time before a festive jazz trio gig I played last night, so I thought I’d set up...

A Christmas Medley for Solo Bass
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A Christmas Medley for Solo Bass

I just discovered bassist Ed Lift, who goes by the screen name Zon 4. And I was glad I did. Zon 4’s style is very reminiscent of Zander Zon’s – and perhaps even inspired by Zander. Both bassists play Zon basses strung with piccolo strings and tackle beautifully arranged solo bass pieces. Here’s Zon 4 performing a medley of Christmas...

Aaron Gibson: “Gloria”, A Christmas Song
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Aaron Gibson: “Gloria”, A Christmas Song

Here’s one of our favorite solo bassists, Aaron Gibson, performing his Christmas tune, “Gloria”. Aaron’s music is something special. And his videos always make them even more amazing. Aaron said he shot the video on an iPhone, and then animated it on his iPad and Mac. Wow. This is our first holiday video of the season. Wishing all you of...

Anthony Wellington: Christmas Medley Bass Loop Jam
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Anthony Wellington: Christmas Medley Bass Loop Jam

Here’s another great Christmas medley the way we like it… all on the bass. This is Anthony Wellington, looping some funky beats together for the holidays.

Kent Beatty: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas for Solo Bass
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Kent Beatty: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas for Solo Bass

Kent Beatty recorded this solo bass arrangement of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” back in 2008, and it is still awesome. Skip to around the 0:45 mark if you want to get right to the music. Merry Christmas all!

Happy Holidays from No Treble
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Happy Holidays from No Treble

As we look back at 2011, there are a lot of great memories and favorite moments here on No Treble. At the top of the list is the connections we’ve made with bassists around the world – more than 50,000 of them on our Facebook page, and many more who have visited this site over the year. No Treble has...

Christmas Funk
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Christmas Funk

Davie504 posted this video he dubs “Christmas Funk”, featuring his own unique three-bass arrangement of “Jingle Bells”. Happy holidays!