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Jason Raso with Stuart Hamm: The Pork-Chop Express
Bass Videos

Jason Raso with Stuart Hamm: The Pork-Chop Express

Jason Raso recently sent us this video, and it is a ton of fun. Thanks to a hilarious intro, we learned that Jason’s goal back in 1991 was to record with Stuart Hamm. 28 years later, it happened.

Mohini Dey, Stuart Hamm, Tina Guo, and Alex Skolnick: NAMM Jam
Bass Videos

Mohini Dey, Stuart Hamm, Tina Guo, and Alex Skolnick: NAMM Jam

During the 2019 NAMM show, there was an epic jam at the Baked Potato Jazz Club in Studio City, California. Guitarist Alex Skolnick, cellist Tina Guo, along with bassists Mohini Dey and Stuart Hamm, took the stage and lit it up.

Stu Hamm Working On New Solo Bass CD, Tour
News

Stu Hamm Working On New Solo Bass CD, Tour

Stu Hamm has announced a new solo bass CD and an accompanying tour. The Diary of Patrick Xavier promises to be an intimate listen, according to the bassist. “My new project [is] a deeply personal Solo Bass CD based on my real life experiences, (and one AMAZING coincidence), that happened to me over the last few years,” he wrote on...

Making Music: Pro Bassist Insights on Composing
Interviews

Making Music: Pro Bassist Insights on Composing

Gigs tend to dry up for bassists during the winter months (besides holiday work), making it the perfect time to start composing new music for the spring. Whether you’re a seasoned composer or just starting out on the bass, writing music will help you grow as a player and musician. We compiled some advice from the world’s top bass players...

Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Stuart Hamm
Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Stuart Hamm

Stuart Clayton is really making lots of progress on his new edition of Giants of Bass. This time around, Clayton is focusing his attention on Stuart Hamm. “This track was written in the style of the instrumental jazz/rock tunes that Stuart recorded on his first three albums back in the late eighties and early nineties,” Clayton shared. “It features open...

Stu Hamm Band: Black Ice, Live
Bass Videos

Stu Hamm Band: Black Ice, Live

Stuart Hamm has been killing it on the road this year with solo and band tours. While he’s been touring behind his latest album, The Book of Lies, he has also been mixing in some of his older tunes for a career spanning experience. Here’s a clip of Hamm and his bandmates Jeff Bowders and Randy McStine tackling “Black Ice”...

Stuart Hamm Announces Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour 2016
Concerts & Tours

Stuart Hamm Announces Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour 2016

Here’s a tour you won’t want to miss: Stuart Hamm will be hitting the road in June for his “Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour”. The trek, which focuses on the Northeast and parts of Canada, will have the bass legend performing songs from his latest album, The Book of Lies, plus new music including his petite suite for solo...

Bassists Galore Featured on Alberto Rigoni’s Latest
New Albums

Bassists Galore Featured on Alberto Rigoni’s Latest

Alberto Rigoni’s new album, which mixes funky, electro, ambient, rock, pop and experimental vibes, is all about the bass – it’s even called Bassorama. Italian bassist Rigoni (TwinSpirits, Kim Bingham, The Italians, and his own solo work) pulled together an extraordinary assortment of bassists for the album, including Doug Wimbish of Living Colour, Divinity Roxx, Stuart Hamm, Steve Lawson, Nik...

Stuart Clayton Transcribes Stu Hamm Album
Sheet Music & Instruction

Stuart Clayton Transcribes Stu Hamm Album

Love Stuart Hamm’s seven-song solo bass suite on his 2015 album Book of Lies? Well, bassist and author (and No Treble contributor) Stuart Clayton has transcribed it for you, along with the rest of the album. Clayton’s book, Stu Hamm – The Book of Lies Bass Transcriptions, was checked by Hamm for accuracy and features his insights and performance notes,...

Groove – Episode #12: Stuart Hamm
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #12: Stuart Hamm

Is there a better way to celebrate the one year anniversary of Groove – The No Treble Podcast than to dive into the amazingly, unconventional and beautiful playing of Stuart Hamm? Back in the late eighties, I made the mistake of thinking that Hamm was a full-on rocker, due to his work with Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Frank Gambale....