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Nathan Navarro: 40 Techniques in One Bass Solo
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Nathan Navarro: 40 Techniques in One Bass Solo

Bass technique has really evolved from the early days of the instrument, and Nathan Navarro demonstrates that in this incredible two-minute solo. From fingerstyle to double thumbing to harmonics, the bassist absolutely tears it up while utilizing the whole range of his instrument.

Nathan Navarro: 10 Crazy Basses
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Nathan Navarro: 10 Crazy Basses

Nathan Navarro shared this video saying, “I grabbed 10 of the craziest basses I could find at Warwick’s GuitCon 2018 event. I ducked into one of their offices and filmed a quick video with each of them. My personal favorite was a tie between the Alien Bass, Nobby Meidel, and quadruple pickup Streamer.” Here’s the complete list, in order of...

GuitCon 2018: Billie Jean (with 8 Bass Players)
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GuitCon 2018: Billie Jean (with 8 Bass Players)

Dmitry Lisenko shared this video from GuitCon 2018, and it is our kind of video. Eight bass players got together to pull off an all-bass arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean.” The line up includes Lisenko, Ove Bosch, Nathan Navarro, Jonathan Munnier, Nick Schendzielos, Chris Rodriguez, Adam Neely, and Jayme Lewis.

Nathan Navarro: 10 Classic Synth Riffs on Bass Guitar
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Nathan Navarro: 10 Classic Synth Riffs on Bass Guitar

You can always count on Nathan Navarro to put together some creative bass videos. In this one, Nathan takes on 10 songs and 14 riffs (bass and lead) using his bass and a few effects pedals (Future Impact Bass Synth, Nemesis Delay, and Ventris Reverb). He’s even made the transcriptions and backing tracks available on his Patreon page.

Nathan Navarro: 100 Bass Riffs
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Nathan Navarro: 100 Bass Riffs

We love a good bass line compilation, and Nathan Navarro’s latest puts a cool spin on it. The bassist plays 100 riffs, but each riff gets faster as he goes. Starting with Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side”, he plays them in ascending order of notes per second, which is handily displayed in the top left-hand corner of the...

Nathan Navarro: Star Wars
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Nathan Navarro: Star Wars

Nathan Navarro has been bringing it with the nostalgia lately. His last video was a sick playthrough with the original Super Mario Brothers video game. Now he’s back with an all bass rendition of music from Star Wars. The clip starts out with the Star Wars theme cleanly played in five parts on his white Spector bass, but things get...

Nathan Navarro: Super Mario Bass Guitar Playthrough
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Nathan Navarro: Super Mario Bass Guitar Playthrough

Nathan Navarro is back with another brilliant bass video, and this time he’s playing along with a run-through of World 1-1 from the original Super Mario Brothers. The bassist dials in a retro video game tone before playing the music. He even plays the right sound effects for when Mario jumps, spits fire, gets the super star, and even landing...

Nathan Navarro: Mozart’s “Lacrimosa” Solo Bass Arrangement
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Nathan Navarro: Mozart’s “Lacrimosa” Solo Bass Arrangement

Nathan Navarro is back with another great solo bass arrangement. This time he explores the classical world with Mozart’s “Lacrimosa”. Navarro brings lots emotion to the performance, adding drama with dynamics changes and beautiful phrasing. A digital download of the song as well as tablature and sheet music are available on his website.

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...

Nathan Navarro: Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight” Bass Cover
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Nathan Navarro: Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight” Bass Cover

Violin meets bass in Nathan Navarro‘s latest video cover of Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight.” The bassist tackles the melodic and complex violin part while still infusing his own style into it. Navarro also posted free tabs on his website to share with anyone up to the challenge.