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Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November
Events

Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November

Ariane Cap and Josh Cohen have teamed up to create Solo Bass Night, a performance series that features and promotes solo bass music. The concerts have their roots from an event nearly 15 years ago.

2019 Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp To Feature Marcus Miller
Events

2019 Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp To Feature Marcus Miller

Gerald Veasley’s incredible annual Bass Bootcamp is back for 2019, and this year is promising to be one of the best yet. Bass legend Marcus Miller will be a special guest for the event, while Veasley himself serves as Artistic Director.

Josh Cohen and Sarah Thawer: Fanny Pack Swag
Bass Videos

Josh Cohen and Sarah Thawer: Fanny Pack Swag

Josh Cohen sent this video to us saying, “Here’s a video that drummer Sarah Thawer and I just did of an original composition “Fanny Pack Swag”. It illustrates some of the techniques that I will be talking about during a masterclass at Bass Break Live on June 10th in Newcastle, Delaware along with Adam Nitti, Norm Stockton, and Tiffany Lloyd.”...

Josh Cohen: Let it Snow / Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Bass Videos

Josh Cohen: Let it Snow / Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Josh Cohen is helping us get into the holiday spirit with an excellent medley of two tunes: “Let it Snow” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Happy holidays!

Bassbaba Sumon Releases “Soul Food (Part 1)”
New Albums

Bassbaba Sumon Releases “Soul Food (Part 1)”

Bangladeshi bassist Bassbaba Sumon has released the first half of his debut solo bass album, entitled Soul Food (Part 1). The five-song instrumental album features culinary-inspired titles with heavy hitting guests including Felix Pastorius, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, Josh Cohen, Bob Franceschini, J.D. Blair, Mark Don and Erfan Nazezadeh. Utilizing only bass and drums, Soul Food mixes hard rock, world music,...

Zander Zon and Josh Cohen: See You Again
Bass Videos

Zander Zon and Josh Cohen: See You Again

This year has been a year of firsts for bassist Zander Zon, including his first ever collaboration video (with KJC), adding a new bass to the mix (a Chris Larking custom made acoustic bass guitar), and his first collaboration with a bassist (Miki Santamaria). Now he’s teamed up with another bassist we’ve featured here before, Josh Cohen. And I do...

Josh Cohen: Alejandra
Bass Videos

Josh Cohen: Alejandra

Josh Cohen has shared another great solo bass video with us. With a nice scenic backdrop, he performs his tune, “Alejandra”. “This soulful song that was inspired by someone very special to me, attempts to emulate the sound of a lead guitar, rhythm guitar and bass line all on the solo six-string electric bass, using the two-handed tapping technique,” Josh...

Josh Cohen: Solo Bass Arrangement of “Chameleon”
Bass Videos

Josh Cohen: Solo Bass Arrangement of “Chameleon”

Here is a video that will freak you out musically and visually. Josh Cohen created a beautiful, funky arrangement of Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon,” and decided to do something a little different for the video. The bassist is clad in an all white suit and moves erratically to emphasize parts of the song. While the visual dynamic may be bizarre, the...

Josh Cohen: Toots Thielemans’ “Bluesette” Solo Bass Arrangement
Bass Videos

Josh Cohen: Toots Thielemans’ “Bluesette” Solo Bass Arrangement

Back in January, bassist Josh Cohen shared his terrific story in our Reader Spotlight series. Josh is back with this new video of him performing a solo bass arrangement of the Toots Thielemans standard, “Bluesette”. “Bluesette” was first recorded by Toots in 1962, with him whistling and playing guitar in unison. Here’s the original from The Whistler & His Guitar:

Reader Spotlight: Josh Cohen
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Josh Cohen

Meet Josh Cohen, who has one of the coolest stories about his first bass we’ve read. (And he has a very cool dad). Josh is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight for the week of January 13, 2014. Bio Josh Cohen is an electric bass player, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and bandleader. Having received his bachelor’s degree in music from Humber College,...