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Studio Jams #69: Open Jam / Tutu
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Studio Jams #69: Open Jam / Tutu

I’ve been a long time fan of Studio Jams. Here’s episode #69, which was filmed on April 18, 2015. Nathan East, James “Biscuit” Rouse, Gil Parris, and Matt King combine an open jam with “Tutu” in this clip.

Nathan East and Mr. Talkbox: Daft Funk (Live)
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Nathan East and Mr. Talkbox: Daft Funk (Live)

Kevin sent me this incredible video from the 2020 Winter NAMM Show. In this clip, Nathan East and Mr. Talkbox take the stage to perform “Daft Funk.”

2019 Reader Favorite Bassists – #4: Nathan East
2019 Reader Favorites

2019 Reader Favorite Bassists – #4: Nathan East

Nathan East is one busy cat. We featured some incredible videos of Nathan over the course of 2019, as well as the news about him playing on Ringo Starr’s latest album. As a result, Nathan lands at the #4 slot for this year’s list.

Skunk Baxter: Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
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Skunk Baxter: Rikki Don’t Lose That Number

We’re gearing up for the 2020 NAMM Show and looking back at some of the cool videos from past shows. In this clip, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter performs Steely Dan’s “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” with Nathan East, live at the 2016 TEC Awards.

Saab Guitar Project: Police
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Saab Guitar Project: Police

This new video just hit my radar, and I’m glad it did. Here’s The Saab Guitar Project, featuring Douglas Saab, Nathan East, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Greg Phillinganes performing the tune, “Police.”

Nathan East and Paul Gilbert: Blues Jam
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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)
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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”
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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
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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)
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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
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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...