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Dave Marks Solo Bass: Message in a Bottle
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Dave Marks Solo Bass: Message in a Bottle

Check out bassist Dave Marks, taking a solo break during a Carl Palmer Band concert. We really like the loops he put together, almost as much as the soloing.

Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”
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Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”

Bassist James Ross sends us this video of him hanging out with Victor Wooten doing some improv to The Beatles’ “Yesterday” during rehearsal at The Pageant in St. Louis. Nice.

Nathan Hughes: Glove
Bass Videos

Nathan Hughes: Glove

We thought Geddy Lee was the master at the whole playing-bass-while-singing thing. But that was before we stumbled upon this video of Nathan Hughes. Holy smokes.

Sheet Music & Instruction

The Art of Solo Bass by Michael Dimin

Michael Dimin is releasing his second volume of his Chordal Approach series of bass instruction books. The Art of Solo Bass goes on sale this month, by Mel Bay Publications. Mike told us via email, “The Art of Solo Bass covers using chords to enhance your already ‘happenin’ bass line, using chords in a comping style and developing a chord...

Miles Mosley: Voodoo Child
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Miles Mosley: Voodoo Child

It is fitting Miles Mosley chose to cover Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)”, since he’s doing a Hendrix-like re-invention of his instrument of choice: the upright bass. After all, it isn’t often you get an upright with wah wah, and distortion all at once. Enjoy:

11 String Madness
Bass Videos

11 String Madness

And I was worried about moving to five…