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Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes: 2013 NAMM Jam
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Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes: 2013 NAMM Jam

One of the most popular videos of all time on No Treble is by the trio of Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and David “Fingers” Haynes performing “Mercy Mercy Mercy” at the 2009 NAMM Show. (You should watch that video after this one). Here are the guys once again, performing at this year’s NAMM Show, laying it down like only they...

Victor Wooten Announces February 2013 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Announces February 2013 Tour Dates

Victor Wooten has announced the first tour dates of 2013 in support of his latest releases Words and Tones and Sword and Stone. The band will be trekking across the West Coast through February, including a two night stay at Yoshi’s in Oakland, California. As with his new albums, the tour will include a stellar group of musicians playing many...

Robert Trujillo, Steve Bailey and P-Nut Bass Jam
Bass Videos

Robert Trujillo, Steve Bailey and P-Nut Bass Jam

Here’s a sweet jam from Warwick’s Fuss on the Buss 2012 DVD. Robert Trujillo and Steve Bailey set an interesting groove between Trujillo’s gnarly distorted bass and Bailey’s bell-like tone and lyricism on top. 311’s Aaron “P-Nut” Willis jumps in around the 3-minute mark to add some slap to fill the jam out.

Bass Player Live! 2012
Events

Bass Player Live! 2012

Bass Player Magazine’s annual exhibition Bass Player Live! is set to take place October 20th and 21st at SIR Studios and the Key Club in Los Angeles, California. The event brings guest artists to present clinics and concerts as well as exhibits from bass-centric companies. The highlight of weekend is the presentation of this year’s “Lifetime Achievement Award,” which will...

Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates

As we reported back in May, Victor Wooten is releasing two new albums – Words & Tones and Sword & Stone – on the same day next month. Wooten, who has been on tour throughout the summer, has now added fall dates, including co-headlining some dates with the Jimmy Herring Band starting in November. Vic’s touring band includes three bassists...

Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee’s Bass Department
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Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee’s Bass Department

After 40 years at the helm, Rich Appleman retired as Chair of the Berklee College of Music’s Bass Department in May of this year. During his tenure, Appleman helped shape the face of the school by growing the bass department by leaps and bounds. Succeeding Appleman this fall will be bassist Steve Bailey, who brings his own incredible credentials to...

JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg
Bass Videos

JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg

During the 2012 Musikmesse show, bassists Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg took the stage, along with drummer Chester Thompson. Bass awesomeness ensued. The song was written by Sklar and Bailey, who hadn’t named it yet (maybe you can suggest a name in the comments for them).

Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass
Basses

Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass

As part of their new line this year, Warwick has introduced the Artist Series Steve Bailey bass. Available in 4-, 5- and 6-string versions, the bass shares many of the specs of his Signature Series bass and is based on Warwick’s Streamer bass, with modifications to improve access to the upper register of the neck. The bass is built with...

Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam
Bass Videos

Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam

PreSonus puts on some killer demos at NAMM. (this one, from back in 2009 with Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten and David “Fingers” Haynes remains one of the most popular videos on No Treble to this day). This time around, Bailey is teaming up bassist Hadrien Feraud and Haynes for a jam at the PreSonus booth. The trio is playing the...

Carol Kaye, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey Jam at NAMM
Bass Videos

Carol Kaye, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey Jam at NAMM

Old school meets new school in this clip from Winter NAMM 2000, where session legend Carol Kaye jams with bass virtuosos Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey on a blues. They may have different backgrounds, but one thing they all share is a groove that just won’t quit.

Recording Acoustic Bass with Steve Bailey
Bass Videos

Recording Acoustic Bass with Steve Bailey

Recording double bass can be a real hassle. As anyone who has tried it can tell you, it takes time to find the right balance of definition and depth. Luckily, Steve Bailey spent tons of time figuring out what works for him, and made this video to share his techniques. Bailey not only explains his mic placement, but also goes...

Steve Bailey: Moonridge/Potpourri (Live)
Bass Videos

Steve Bailey: Moonridge/Potpourri (Live)

Steve Bailey shows off his 6-string fretless (and mad skills) in this live performance of “Moonridge/Potpourri”. Bailey is backed by drummer Gregg Bissonette in this clip, taken from Bailey’s and Victor Wooten’s Bass Extremes DVD.