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Zander Zon: Steven Spielberg Movie Medley for Solo Bass
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Zander Zon: Steven Spielberg Movie Medley for Solo Bass

Zander Zon’s appreciation for composer John Williams is on full display with his latest video. Zander took several of the Williams-penned soundtracks on Steven Spielberg films and arranged them for solo bass. I’m sure you’ll recognize each one, but here’s the list of the soundtracks performed in this video: Jurassic Park E.T. Hook Indiana Jones Schindler’s List

Zander Zon: Skrillex “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” Solo Bass Performance
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Zander Zon: Skrillex “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” Solo Bass Performance

Good news! Zander Zon looks to be well recovered from his recent injury and back to playing his incredible bass arrangements. This time around, Zander is performing an all-bass cover of “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” by the dubstep group, Skrillex. “The melody lines were what interested me about the piece,” Zander shares. “I thought it could work well with...

Zander Zon: “Single-Handed” Solo Bass
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Zander Zon: “Single-Handed” Solo Bass

Last month, Zander Zon sent me a note with some bad news. The talented bassist injured his left hand and could barely move his thumb. At first, he tried to play through it, but decided to stop and take care. He can’t pick up anything with his left hand now, making playing bass impossible. As the days passed, Zander had...

Zander Zon: “Lord of the Rings” Medley for Solo Bass
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Zander Zon: “Lord of the Rings” Medley for Solo Bass

I’m not quite sure how Zander Zon produces such incredible arrangements and performances as often as he does. In this piece he performs music from the Lord of the Rings. He even shared some terrific quotes from people who have watched so far: “One instrument to rule them all!” “Lord of the strings!” So true. Zander is sporting his Zon...

Zander Zon: Braveheart Theme for Solo Bass
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Zander Zon: Braveheart Theme for Solo Bass

For Zander Zon’s 50th solo bass video, he went back to one of his favorite movies for inspiration. Zander found the soundtrack for Braveheart to be “amazingly beautiful music”, and arranged the main theme for solo bass. For this arrangement, his bass is tuned B, Eb, Db, Gb.

Zander Zon: Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt” for Solo Bass
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Zander Zon: Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt” for Solo Bass

Time for another incredible solo bass performance by Zander Zon. This time, he tackles the Nine Inch Nails tune, “Hurt”. The arrangement came by popular demand… Zander asked fans on his Facebook page which song he should cover next, and this one received the most votes by far. In case you’re wondering, his bass is tuned A, E, C, E...

Zander Zon: Kinetic
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Zander Zon: Kinetic

Zander Zon impresses as always with a performance of his tune, “Kinetic”, from his album, Saturn Return. As Zander explained in our Track by Track feature on the album, “The ideas behind this piece were energy, motion and dynamics, hence the title. I’m using [a] thumb percussive technique … as well as tapping and fingerstyle.” While we love the composition...

Zander Zon: Adele’s “Someone Like You” Solo Bass Performance
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Zander Zon: Adele’s “Someone Like You” Solo Bass Performance

In this recent video, Zander Zon takes a pop tune and makes it better, with a solo bass arrangement. Enjoy Zander’s own arrangement of Adele’s “Someone Like You”.

Zander Zon: The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” Solo Bass Performance
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Zander Zon: The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” Solo Bass Performance

I don’t know how Zander Zon does it, but he just keeps bringing his incredible bass arrangement videos. In this new one, Zander tackles The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” with a killer piccolo bass arrangement and performance on his Zon VB4.

Zander Zon: Imagine Dragons “Radioactive” Solo Bass Arrangement
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Zander Zon: Imagine Dragons “Radioactive” Solo Bass Arrangement

Once again, Zander Zon turns in an amazing solo bass performance. This time around, he takes on Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive”. The original blends rock, electronic music and dubstep. Zander makes it all about the bass.

Zander Zon: Linkin Park’s “Numb” Solo Bass Arrangement
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Zander Zon: Linkin Park’s “Numb” Solo Bass Arrangement

Zander Zon has shared his latest – a solo bass arrangement of Linkin Park’s “Numb”. Enjoying this one, and at the same time, I’m wondering what Zander will do next.

Zander Zon: “Oracles of Her” Multi-Track Bass
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Zander Zon: “Oracles of Her” Multi-Track Bass

The one man band known as Zander Zon has turned in another exceptional video, this time performing his tune, “Oracles of Her”. The song is from Zander’s album Saturn Return (also check out the Track by Track feature on that album). In the Track by Track feature, Zander shared that the tune spanned his musical years, with a nod to...