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Miki Santamaria, DaBeat & Friends: Live at the Plygrnd Studio
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Miki Santamaria, DaBeat & Friends: Live at the Plygrnd Studio

We’re used to seeing Miki Santamaria as a solo bassist, but we know he can lay it down (and does) in plenty of band settings. Here’s Miki along with vocalist DaBeat and their friends performing Michael Jackson’s “Baby Be Mine”. If you dig this, check out Miki and DaBeat’s duet on “Man in the Mirror” from the archives.

BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video
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BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

The internet is a wonderful thing. Gregor Fris from BasstheWorld.com put together this epic bass jam with 29 bassists from all over the world for a stunning display of the instrument’s diversity. The bassists in order of appearance are Federico Malaman, Lars Lehmann, Trip Wamsley, Or Lubianiker, Hyunmo Kim (aka “hjfreaks”), Ralf Gauck, Zander Zon, Nathan Navarro, Miki Santamaria, Nik...

Andrés Rotmistrovsky and Miki Santamaria: Human Nature
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Andrés Rotmistrovsky and Miki Santamaria: Human Nature

Andrés Rotmistrovsky and Miki Santamaria are two of our favorite bassists to feature here. So it was super exciting to see a video of the two of them playing together. The setting is the Lorita Basses workshop in Barcelona, Spain, where Andrés and Miki were trying out their signature basses. The tune is Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature” (Andrés performed a...

Bass Transcription: Miki Santamaria’s “Thinking Out Loud” Solo Bass Arrangement
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Bass Transcription: Miki Santamaria’s “Thinking Out Loud” Solo Bass Arrangement

This bass transcription was suggested to me by No Treble founder Corey Brown, serving to remind me of Miki Santamaria’s fantastic solo arrangements of pop songs for bass guitar.

Miki Santamaria & Casey Cooper: Bass vs Drums
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Miki Santamaria & Casey Cooper: Bass vs Drums

Miki Santamaria just sent me his latest video, which he calls “Bass vs Drums”. Miki handles two bass parts that’ll knock you out, along with drummer Casey Cooper. Dig it!

Bass of the Week: Lorita Basses Miki Santamaria Signature Bass
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Bass of the Week: Lorita Basses Miki Santamaria Signature Bass

Miki Santamaria is a favorite here at No Treble headquarters – and among readers too – so I was excited to check out his signature bass from Lorita Basses. Designed by the bassist and built by luthier Xavier Lorita in Barcelona, its striking design includes a maple theme with a flamed maple top over a swamp ash body, a 3-piece...

Miki Santamaria: “Thinking Out Loud” (All-Bass Ed Sheeran Cover)
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Miki Santamaria: “Thinking Out Loud” (All-Bass Ed Sheeran Cover)

Miki Santamaria sent me a note a few days ago with his newest bass cover. Thanks to my daughter Sara, I already knew the name Ed Sheeran – so I felt a little bit cooler when Miki mentioned this was Sheeran’s tune, “Thinking Out Loud”. And as always, Miki plays with such soul. Awesome cover. [Editor’s note: Based on the...

Miki Santamaria: Silent Night
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Miki Santamaria: Silent Night

Continuing our celebration of the holiday season, bass-style, here’s a beautiful arrangement and performance of “Silent Night” by bassist Miki Santamaria. Miki said “Please excuse my facial expressions… LOL I was very into it haha.” Hey, he wouldn’t be a bass player without some bass faces. Happy holidays, all.

Miki Santamaria: John Legend’s “All of Me”
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Miki Santamaria: John Legend’s “All of Me”

Miki Santamaria is back with a new solo bass arrangement – and his first with his new Fodera Yin Yang Standard. The tune is John Legend’s “All of Me”. The arrangement and performance, as always, is top notch. Enjoy!

DaBeat & Miki Santamaria: Man in the Mirror
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DaBeat & Miki Santamaria: Man in the Mirror

We’ve seen some great grooves and solo bass from Miki Santamaria before. In this video, his incredible playing is in support of vocalist DaBeat, in this duo’s take of Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror”. Enjoy.