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Louise Petit & Russ Sargeant: Lights
Bass Videos

Louise Petit & Russ Sargeant: Lights

Our friend Russ Sargeant shared this video with us of his interview and performance with singer-songwriter Louise Petit on Big Comfy Sessions. The tune, “Lights” appears on Petit’s 2014 album, Louder Than Your Drum. The video starts with the interview portion. The music begins at the 3:58 mark.

Russ Sargeant: Still
Bass Videos

Russ Sargeant: Still

It has been way too long since we’ve featured bassist Russ Sargeant. Russ has just completed a recording of his newest tune for bass and vocals, “Still”. Once again, his incredible musicianship shows through. You should also check out “Beauty” – another of Russ’s videos we shared in 2009. Once again, well done, Russ.

A Lesson on Live Looping for Bass
Bass Lessons

A Lesson on Live Looping for Bass

Guest contributor Russ Sargeant shares this live looping lesson with us, on bass using Mobius software and the Behringer FCB1010. Introduction Solo musicians have a new powerful weapon in their arsenal, or rather access to technological advancements on an established idea. Live Looping has been around since the days of the tape delay machine. One of the most famous advocates...

Reader Spotlight: Russ Sargeant
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Russ Sargeant

Meet Russ Sargeant, our player in the spotlight for October 27th, 2009. Bio: I’m a bass player living near Birmingham, England – playing a fusion of Jazz and Ambient music. I write and record in my home studio and I have recently taken an outing into the wonderful world of live-looping! Location: Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom Day gig: I...

Weekly Top 10

Rewind: our top features of the week

In case you missed them, here are the top headlines from No Treble, for the week of October 12th. Lessons Jon Burr’s Pivots in Chord Inversions Evan Kepner’s Fingering Strategies for the Upright Bass Columns & Features Ask Damian Erskine: Reading Scenarios Ray’s Raving About… Kenny Werner’s “Effortless Mastery” Our Player Spotlight is on Mantis Evar We’re thrilled to welcome...

Russ Sargeant: Beauty
Bass Videos

Russ Sargeant: Beauty

Our Twitter friend Russ Sargeant had a busy weekend, recording two live performances on Ustream, and showcasing his looping skills. “Beauty” was a favorite. The song, written for Russ’s wife, is performed on a 4 string fretted bass with looping. Well done, Russ.

Weekly Top 10

No Treble Rewind: New lesson series, spotlight on Adam Tanner, new releases, videos & gear

In case you missed it, here are some of the most popular features from last week (August 23rd through 28th). Features & Columns Lesson: Melodic Construction Jon Burr introduced a new lesson series, on melodic construction in improvisation. Player Spotlight: Adam Tanner Our player spotlight showcased the work of Adam Tanner (aka ZenBeer), a solo bassist from Ottawa, Ontario. Ask...

Bass Videos

Russ Sargeant: Loop Improv #1

This video was put together by one of our own contributors, Russ Sargeant! As Russ explains, “Very rough around the edges, too long, sound glitches and loop too quiet … BUT… battling against sound routing gremlins, this is my first video of an improvisation using my looping gear: Mobius, Boss FC-50 Midi Foot Controller and Korg Toneworks Bass Effects. Hope...