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  • Deep Energy Orchestra: Playing With Fire

    Deep Energy Orchestra: Playing With Fire

    Jason Everett sent me this video the other day, and I am really digging the sound. “‘Playing With Fire’ is the first live recording by Deep Energy Orchestra. This super-group showcases prog-phenom Trey Gunn (King Crimson) and Indian percussion master Selvaganesh (John McLaughlin, Masters of Percussion),” he shared. The tune was written by Jason, who... »

  • Jason Everett: Awakening

    Jason Everett: Awakening

    Jason Everett plays through his epic solo bass composition “Awakening” in this new video. Utilizing a six-string acoustic bass and his seven-string fretless, the bassist creates a mood drawing from Eastern sounds. If you like what you hear, Everett is currently crowdfunding a new live recording featuring master musicians from India and the U.S. Check... »

  • Jason Everett: “Caramel” 7-string Fretless Bass Cover

    Jason Everett: “Caramel” 7-string Fretless Bass Cover

    Jason Everett, aka Mister E, sent in this awesome cover of Suzanne Vega’s “Caramel” on his fretless seven string bass. Covering the bass line and chords, the bassist mixes in Vega’s vocals for an awesome and intimate cover. »

  • Bass of the Week: Conklin Guitars OM

    Bass of the Week: Conklin Guitars OM

    This week we’re checking out a collaboration between Conklin Guitars and Jason Everett called the OM Bass. The bass is a seven-string fretless that is fitted with several interesting features to suit the bassist’s world music style. Its pickups are a pair of custom Bartolinis along with a set of GraphTECH Ghost piezos in individual... »

  • Jason Everett: Moksha: The Elimination of All Duality, Part One

    Jason Everett: Moksha: The Elimination of All Duality, Part One

    Bassist Jason Everett, aka Mister E, has unleashed part one of an epic 22-minute bass driven sonic story called “Moksha: The Elimination of All Duality”. This clip captures three movements of the world-jazz-fusion saga, which includes Everett’s slick 7-string fretless work and a diverse cast of musicians. ”’Moksha: The Elimination of All Duality’ is the... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jason Everett

    Reader Spotlight: Jason Everett

    Meet Jason Everett, a multi-instrumentalist who plays some pretty interesting basses. He also describes his music as “odd-metered, ethnically-inspired, groove oriented, and eclectic” – and we think the combo is fantastic. Jason is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Jason Everett (aka Mister E) is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger... »

  • Bass of the Week: Modified Rickenbacker 4001 Piccolo Sitar Bass

    Bass of the Week: Modified Rickenbacker 4001 Piccolo Sitar Bass

    And now for something completely different. We recently featured a video by Indian music enthusiast and seven-string bassist Jason Everett. While a seven-string may be outlandish to some, he sent me some info on a special bass he modded to fill another role for his style. After being inspired by John McLaughlin’s guitar work with... »

  • Jason Everett: The Return

    Jason Everett: The Return

    Jason Everett, aka Mister E, sent us this clip of his song “The Return,” which features the bassist playing on his fretless seven string. “‘The Return’ is a recent composition and is the fourth and final movement of my epic composition ‘Moksha: The Elimination of All Duality,'” Everett writes. “[Moksha] is the sonic story of... »

  • Jason Everett: Indian Vocal Melody on 7-String Fretless Bass

    Jason Everett: Indian Vocal Melody on 7-String Fretless Bass

    Inspiration can come from anywhere, and combining your inspiration with your passion creates something special. Jason Everett sent in this video of himself playing along with the song “Jog” on his 7-string fretless bass. “I have loved Indian music for nearly 30 years and this vocal solo by Ujwal Nagar is a great example of... »