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Jason Raso with Stuart Hamm: The Pork-Chop Express
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Jason Raso with Stuart Hamm: The Pork-Chop Express

Jason Raso recently sent us this video, and it is a ton of fun. Thanks to a hilarious intro, we learned that Jason’s goal back in 1991 was to record with Stuart Hamm. 28 years later, it happened.

Jason Raso Publishes “Bass Line Continuum”
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Jason Raso Publishes “Bass Line Continuum”

Bassist Jason Raso has just released Bass Line Continuum, a book that examines the world of bass with interviews of dozens of the world’s best players. The 180-page book is centered around four topics: influences, practice, developing your style, and positivity. “Although people enter the bass-playing continuum at different times, their stories are comparable,” the author states. “Players study their...

Standard Fusion Company: Yesterdays
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Standard Fusion Company: Yesterdays

Jason Raso shared this video of his second track from his “Session One” series. As a bonus, Michael Manring appears on the track. Jason lays down a sweet groove behind the band, which offers some beautiful, lyrical playing by Manring over top.

Jason Raso: Brooklyn
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Jason Raso: Brooklyn

Jason Raso sent us this video of him performing a tune he wrote and performed using three basses, a guitar and a drum track. “Last week I was fortunate enough to visit the Fodera shop in Brooklyn. What a treat meeting all of the amazing people who build these beautiful instruments. I thank them all for such a warm welcome!...

Jason Raso is the “Man of 40 Faces”
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Jason Raso is the “Man of 40 Faces”

Bassist/composer Jason Raso has explored the groove where funk and jazz meet for more than two decades. He continues in that vein on Man of 40 Faces, the Canadian’s latest album of 11 new compositions. Bassist Alain Caron joins him to duet, and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and vibraphone player Francesco Pinetti also appear on the album. The groove is ever-present,...

Reader Spotlight: Jason Raso
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Jason Raso

Meet Jason Raso, a bassist and instructor from Ontario who says he has “zero control over [his] face muscles when [he] plays.” In other words, he’s a bass player. He’s also the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of April 28, 2014. Bio: Jason Raso has a funk heart and a jazz head. They are hard wired...