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Stu Hamm: Star Spangled Banner
Bass Videos

Stu Hamm: Star Spangled Banner

Today is a day to remember those who have served our country in the U.S. In honor of our fallen service men and women, here’s a great clip of Stu Hamm playing a solo bass rendition of the National Anthem. Happy Memorial Day, and thanks to all who have served.

Stu Hamm with Greg Howe and Dennis Chambers: Kick It All Over
Bass Videos

Stu Hamm with Greg Howe and Dennis Chambers: Kick It All Over

Stu Hamm just wrapped up a short Russian tour with guitarist Greg Howe and drummer Dennis Chambers and shared this video of Howe’s tune, “Kick It All Over.” The clip shows the amazing prowess of each musician, with Hamm taking a tasty solo starting around the 2:16 mark.

Gretchen Menn with Stu Hamm: Oleo Strut
Bass Videos

Gretchen Menn with Stu Hamm: Oleo Strut

Stu Hamm shared this new video of Gretchen Menn’s “Oleo Strut”, where he lays down a solid groove with drummer John Mader. Stu really lets it rip at the 1:30 mark when he trades some smokin’ solos with the guitarist.

Washburn Unveils Stu Hamm Signature Bass
Bass Gear

Washburn Unveils Stu Hamm Signature Bass

After years of having a signature acoustic bass produced by Washburn, Stu Hamm now has a signature electric bass guitar with the company, called the SH B3 Hammer. The new model is a a double cut-away design featuring an alder body and a bolt-on maple neck with a radial neck joint. The fingerboard is rosewood. Made in the USA, the...

Stanley Clarke, Stu Hamm, Bunny Brunel, Billy Sheehan, Flea, Alex Al, Brian Bromberg, Jimmy Johnson, Wayman Tisdale and Marcus Miller: “School Days” Live
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke, Stu Hamm, Bunny Brunel, Billy Sheehan, Flea, Alex Al, Brian Bromberg, Jimmy Johnson, Wayman Tisdale and Marcus Miller: “School Days” Live

Stanley Clarke’s 2002 concert performance at Musicians Institute in Hollywood closed with a bang, with a stage full of bassists performing Clarke’s “School Days” for the audience. Clarke is joined by Stu Hamm, Bunny Brunel, Billy Sheehan, Flea, Alex Al, Brian Bromberg, Jimmy Johnson, Wayman Tisdale and Marcus Miller, and most take a solo. The entire concert was released as...

An Exclusive Interview with Stu Hamm
Interviews

An Exclusive Interview with Stu Hamm

Stu Hamm is a name synonymous with instrumental rock bass, but what you may not know is that the bassist himself has a very rich musical background, with interests spanning just about every genre and time period. Hamm recently unveiled proof of his diversity as well as his playing and compositional talents on his sixth solo album, Just Outside of...

Stu Hamm Releases “Just Outside of Normal”
New Albums

Stu Hamm Releases “Just Outside of Normal”

Stu Hamm has just released a new solo album, entitled Just Outside of Normal. The album, which is his first studio album in ten years, is a somewhat eclectic mix of songs ranging from a rock to classical to swing. There’s even a polka! Hamm recruited an all-star cast of musicians to back him up including Joe Satriani, Robert Fripp,...

Events

Bass Day UK to Feature Stu Hamm, Victor Bailey and Billy Sheehan

One week from today, Bass Day UK kicks off in Manchester, England. The event includes concerts, clinics, workshops and exhibits from leading brands and luthiers. Bass Day UK Line Up: Victor Bailey: Performance / Master-Class / Q&A Billy Sheehan: Performance / Master-Class / Q&A Stu Hamm: Performance / Master-Class / Q&A Paul Balmer and Mo Foster: a workshop session on...

Stu Hamm to Tour Europe
Concerts & Tours

Stu Hamm to Tour Europe

Rock bass guru Stu Hamm will be touring Europe in a string of performances and clinics throughout October. The 11-day outing will kick off at Bass Day UK in Manchester, England and wrap up with a couple dates in Estonia. Hamm is currently working on mixing and mastering his latest album, Just Outside of Normal, which will be his sixth...

Stu Hamm: “Going to California” Live Solo Bass Performance
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Stu Hamm: “Going to California” Live Solo Bass Performance

Stu Hamm’s take on the Led Zeppelin classic, “Going to California.” [Editor’s note: check out our transcription of this performance.]