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Renaud Garcia-Fons & Do Sé Panch Prabhu Edouard: Double Bass/Tabla Duet
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Renaud Garcia-Fons & Do Sé Panch Prabhu Edouard: Double Bass/Tabla Duet

Renaud Garcia-Fons recently shared this incredible video of a double bass/tabla duet he recorded with Prabhu Edouard. “This piece might not have seen the light of day in this form without this incredible and disastrous health crisis,” Renaud shared.

John Patitucci, Renaud Garcia-Fons Featured on Paul Simon’s “In The Blue Light”
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John Patitucci, Renaud Garcia-Fons Featured on Paul Simon’s “In The Blue Light”

Paul Simon is currently on his farewell concert tour, which may be part of the reasoning for his new semi-retrospective album, In The Blue Light. The 10-song album features fresh perspectives on some of his lesser-known songs from his catalog with tracks taken from seven records. “This album consists of songs that I thought were almost right, or were odd...

Renaud Garcia-Fons: Bajo de Guia
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Renaud Garcia-Fons: Bajo de Guia

Renaud Garcia-Fons never ceases to amaze me. Here’s another fantastic performance of his song “Bajo de Guia,” taken from his DVD The Marcevol Concert. Garcia-Fons has an insane amount of facility on the bass, especially in thumb position. His gypsy/flamenco style proves his rhythmic mastery, which is taken even further with his foot-tapping pattern.

Renaud Garcia-Fons: Tiny Desk Concert
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Renaud Garcia-Fons: Tiny Desk Concert

Whenever there’s a new video featuring bassist Renaud Garcia-Fons, I’ll drop everything to watch it. NPR recently hosted Garcia-Fons in their Tiny Desk Concert series where the bassist showed the world his approach to bass, music and his love for various genres. Garcia-Fons kicks things off with “Aqa Jan”, a tune we featured back in early 2011.

Renaud Garcia-Fons: Workshop Performance
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Renaud Garcia-Fons: Workshop Performance

Here’s another incredible performance by bassist Renaud Garcia-Fons, filmed during a workshop by the bassist at the BMW Jazz Festival. It seems one Renaud Garcia-Fons video is never enough. Here are a few more.

Renaud Garcia-Fons: Aqa Jan
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Renaud Garcia-Fons: Aqa Jan

Words can’t describe the incredible technique and musicianship of Renaud Garcia-Fons. Good thing we have a video!

Renaud Garcia-Fons Releases Mediterranees
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Renaud Garcia-Fons Releases Mediterranees

French double bass master Renaud Garcia-Fons has just released his new album, Mediterranees, in the U.S. The 18-track album is an exploration of the music of the Mediterranean, which Garcia-Fons attributes to his Spanish and Italian roots. “There’s nothing ethno-musical or touristy about this project,” the bassist explains, “Simply a desire to be carried on a passionate thread of a...

Renaud Garcia Fons: Berimbass on 5-string Double Bass
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Renaud Garcia Fons: Berimbass on 5-string Double Bass

The following video features the great, French upright bassist Renaud Garcia Fons playing a tune called “Berimbass”. This is from his CD, .