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Nathan East and Paul Gilbert: Blues Jam
Bass Videos

Nathan East and Paul Gilbert: Blues Jam

Recently, I’ve been on a big Nathan East kick. It started with a live performance of “Can’t Find My Way Home” with Eric Clapton. Here’s a fun clip with Nathan teaming up with Paul Gilbert on a discussion of the blues, and then a great blues jam.

Lari Basilio: Far More (with Vinnie Colaiuta, Nathan East, and Greg Phillinganes)
Bass Videos

Lari Basilio: Far More (with Vinnie Colaiuta, Nathan East, and Greg Phillinganes)

After we shared the video of Lari Basilio performing “Man in the Mirror” in September, I bought the album. In addition to her remarkable playing, Basilio enlisted a killer band featuring Nathan East, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Greg Phillinganes. Check out the title track from “Far More.”

Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Reunite on “What’s My Name”
New Albums

Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Reunite on “What’s My Name”

Ringo Starr is a guy that gets by with a little help from his friends. His new album, “What’s My Name,” teams him up once again with his old bandmate Paul McCartney. Nathan East, John Pierce, and Kaveh Rastegar also perform on the record.

Eric Clapton, Featuring Nathan East: Can’t Find My Way Home
Bass Videos

Eric Clapton, Featuring Nathan East: Can’t Find My Way Home

In 2015, Eric Clapton celebrated his 70th birthday with a tour. In this clip, recorded at Royal Albert Hall, Nathan East kicks things off with a fantastic intro, before taking on the lead vocals while throwing down some tasty bass lines.

Lari Basilio: Man in the Mirror (Featuring Siedah Garrett, Greg Phillinganes, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Nathan East)
Bass Videos

Lari Basilio: Man in the Mirror (Featuring Siedah Garrett, Greg Phillinganes, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Nathan East)

In October 2018, Lari Basilio hit the studio with Siedah Garrett, Greg Phillinganes, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Nathan East and recorded this excellent cover of the Michael Jackson hit, “Man in the Mirror.” Nathan’s fills are so tasty!

Eric Clapton Announces Brief Tour with Nathan East
Concerts & Tours

Eric Clapton Announces Brief Tour with Nathan East

Guitar legend Eric Clapton has announced a small run of U.S. tour dates for this fall, and he’ll be bringing along his longtime collaborator Nathan East to lay down the low end.

Beneath The Bassline Documentary Coming Soon
News

Beneath The Bassline Documentary Coming Soon

Bassists will be getting their due in a new documentary called Beneath The Bassline. Directed by Nick Wells, the film features loads of interview time with some of the greatest bass players in the world. Wells traveled to Fodera Guitars, Sadowsky Guitars, and Aguilar Amplification in New York to get the scoop on gear and meet up with bassists Will...

Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”
New Albums

Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”

It’s safe to say that in the 60 years he’s been playing drums, Ringo Starr has made a few friends. So for his new release, Give More Love, he’s getting by with a little help from them – including a few of the top bass players in the world. The former Beatle’s 19th solo album reunites him with his fellow...

Groove – Episode #26: Nathan East
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #26: Nathan East

It’s hard to not hear the music of Nathan East. His discography is – literally – a who’s who of popular music, and it runs across many genres. Whether you have grooved to the sounds of Daft Punk’s massive hit, “Get Lucky” or enjoyed the hit song “Easy Lover” by Phil Collins in the mid-eighties, that’s Nathan. East has been...

Nathan East Returns with “Reverence”
New Albums

Nathan East Returns with “Reverence”

Two years ago and after forty years as first call bassist to the world’s top artists, Nathan East released his debut solo album. Now he’s back with Reverence. The 12-song album features many of the same artists he’s worked with over the years, including Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Kirk Whalum, Yolanda Adams, Chick Corea, and more. The track list includes...