Over the years, Ian Pettersson has offered some great video suggestions to us. Now he’s shared one of his own: a solo bass tribute to Prince. Here’s Ian’s take on Prince’s hit, “Kiss”.
Jesús Rico Pérez is back with another beautiful solo bass video. “[This is an] old tune for my lil´ daughter, Paloma,” he shared. Stunning, as always.
Franklin Peredo sent us his latest video, and once again, his remarkable right-hand technique and musicianship is on full display here. Check out “The Romantic Hippo”.
Jules Dozer sent us this video saying “this is my friend Carlos Sanxes, a professional bass player living in Norway but originally from Spain!” “Hijo Del Viento” is an original composition written by Sanxes, “as a token of appreciation for the work and legacy of my friend and inspiration Carles Benavent,” the bassist shared.
Zander Zon is back with another stunning arrangement, this time covering the theme from Game of Thrones. I feel as though I’m the only person on the planet who doesn’t watch Game of Thrones, so after I listened to Zander’s arrangement, I went back and listened to the original.
Norwegian bassist Svadah sent me this “Rainy Day Bass Groove” on what happened to be a perfectly rainy day. “Took my bass out in to film a bass groove I made a little while ago on a typical rainy day in Bergen,” he wrote on Facebook. “Really loving the result, check it out! Key of Cm.” It’s good for any...
Simon Fitzpatrick has taken the third suite of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets Suite” and turned it into an all bass arrangement, using his Sei Bass Flamboyant 6 bass. Mind blown!
Solo bassist Jesús Rico Pérez is back with a brand new video. This one is different than ones we’ve heard from the past, but equally strong in the composition and performance.
Bassist singer-songwriter Scott Varney is back with a video for his song “Carry On.” Besides stellar bass playing, the song has poignant lyrics that he dedicates to “all those who have lost.”
Matt La Maida just shared this with us, and I was impressed. This is Matt’s tribute to David Bowie, with the bassist taking Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust” and making it a terrific solo bass arrangement. [Editor’s note: Matt has published the transcription for this solo bass performance here on No Treble.]
For years, Zander Zon has wowed us with his solo bass videos, using his Zon 4-string fretted bass. Later, he got a Chris Larking acoustic bass guitar, and took things to a new level. Now, he has a Zon fretless bass, and he’s shared his first video with it – a cover of Adele’s “Hello”. “Hope you like it,” he...
Adam Ben Ezra is back with a new solo bass video – this time performing a tune he wrote 10 years ago. The track made it on his album, Can’t Stop Running. This performance is his solo-looper version of the song, filmed and recorded live at Mookie’s Rhapsody.