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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1
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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1

Tim Fletcher is back with a new and exciting project. After the enormous popularity of his bass transcription for Kansas’ “Carry on Wayward Son,” he teamed up with Troy Hughes to create a complete set for the Kansas album “Leftoverture.” Here’s Part 1.

Troy Hughes: Bass Cover of “La Caccia”
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Troy Hughes: Bass Cover of “La Caccia”

With Halloween coming up, we knew bassist Troy Hughes would have something good up his sleeve. An avid mask collector, he donned a special zombie mask to record this bass line and get in the spirit of the season. “It is a bass-cover of ‘La Caccia’ by Goblin, which features Fabio Pignatelli on bass,” Hughes explains. “The song was part...

Troy Hughes: Rush’s “The Big Money” Playthrough
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Troy Hughes: Rush’s “The Big Money” Playthrough

Troy Hughes has a knack for nailing Geddy Lee’s lines. So much so that he’s featured on the Rush website. However, he couldn’t quite get the tone perfect for songs from the Power Windows album until an incredible trip to get the bass he’d always wanted. Hughes procured a Wal bass from former Puddle of Mudd bassist and founding member...

Bass Play-Along Week: Troy Hughes’ “YYZ” Bass Play-Along
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Bass Play-Along Week: Troy Hughes’ “YYZ” Bass Play-Along

Editor’s note: Bass play-along week continues! If you have one you’d like to submit (by you or someone else), send it to playalong@notreble.com. Ah, YYZ. Geddy Lee’s bass line on this iconic tune has to be one of the most popular challenges and play-along’s out there. No Treble reader Troy Hughes sends us this video of him pulling off the...