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Weekly Top 10: Whole Tone and Other Scales, The End of Rush?, Talking Technique, Top Bass Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: Whole Tone and Other Scales, The End of Rush?, Talking Technique, Top Bass Videos and More

This week, readers enjoyed two great how-to’s – one from Damian Erskine on when to use whole tone and other scales, and Ariane Cap’s second entry in her new “Talking Technique” series. Add to that the reader favorite bass videos (including a bonus top 10 list), plus news from the world of Rush, our interview with Kung Fu bassist Chris...

Weekly Top 10: Learning to Jam, Jaco’s Birthday, Top Bass Videos, New Gear and More

Weekly Top 10: Learning to Jam, Jaco’s Birthday, Top Bass Videos, New Gear and More

Happy Sunday. Time for the best of the best from the world of bass (according to No Treble readers). Here are the top 10 stories, lessons, videos and more for the week of November 28-December 4, 2015. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Learning to Jam A self described “old rookie bass player” sent a question to Damian...

Weekly Top 10: New Bass Lesson, New Material from Weather Report’s Jaco Years, New Gear, Top Bass Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: New Bass Lesson, New Material from Weather Report’s Jaco Years, New Gear, Top Bass Videos and More

Another week in the books, which means it is time to celebrate the top 10 on No Treble this week. Here are the reader favorites for the week of November 21-27, 2015. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing! 1. Bass Lesson: The Tritone Substitution Matrix When learning to play your bass, an overkill of theory can often paralyze your...

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Weekly Top 10: James Jamerson, New Ariane Cap Lesson Series, New Bass Gear, Top Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: James Jamerson, New Ariane Cap Lesson Series, New Bass Gear, Top Videos and More

Welcome to our weekly installment of the reader favorite edition of No Treble. Here are the top 10 stories, columns, lessons, videos and more. Thanks as always for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Martha Reeves with James Jamerson: Live on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert 1974 There’s not a whole lot of live footage of the late, great James Jamerson,...

Weekly Top 10: Bobby Vega Transcribed, Jaco Soundtrack Debut, Victor Bailey Update, Top Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: Bobby Vega Transcribed, Jaco Soundtrack Debut, Victor Bailey Update, Top Videos and More

Happy Sunday. Time to run down the best of the best from the world of bass – according to No Treble readers. Thanks as always for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Mike Frost: Donna Lee (A Tribute to Jaco) Mike Frost said that he was reflecting “on that moment when [he] placed [Jaco’s debut] on the turntable and heard...

Weekly Top 10: Love for Victor Bailey, Alain Caron Podcast, New Bass Gear, Top Bass Videos and Expert Advice

Weekly Top 10: Love for Victor Bailey, Alain Caron Podcast, New Bass Gear, Top Bass Videos and Expert Advice

We love No Treble’s readers, and we love paying attention to what they enjoy reading and watching. So each week, we compile this top 10 list to share the best from you’re point of view. This week’s list starts with some sad news about Victor Bailey. Be sure to read that article and send your positive energy his way. Thanks...

Weekly Top 10: Funky Fretless Groove, Crackin’ the Slonimsky Code, New Bass Gear, Top Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: Funky Fretless Groove, Crackin’ the Slonimsky Code, New Bass Gear, Top Videos and More

We had a lot of fun putting together the stories and videos this week, and No Treble readers seemed to agree. Visits were way up, as were comments and shares. So thanks for that, and enjoy this week’s top 10 reader favorites. 1. Remco Hendrix: Funky Fretless Bass Grooves with Double Stops Remco Hendrix has lots of raw talent with...

Weekly Top 10: Gear Care Discussion, Advice from Bass Pros, Learning Tunes on the Spot, the Top Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: Gear Care Discussion, Advice from Bass Pros, Learning Tunes on the Spot, the Top Videos and More

It is Sunday. You know what that means… time for another list of the best from the world of bass this week. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Can Hanging a Bass on the Wall Damage the Neck? This week’s “Ask” question focuses on gear care – specifically, if hanging basses on walls or stands can cause damage....

Weekly Top 10: New Bass Gear, Learning without a Bass, Top Videos and a Lightbulb Moment

Weekly Top 10: New Bass Gear, Learning without a Bass, Top Videos and a Lightbulb Moment

Happy Sunday! Here’s something for you to enjoy before it is time to get back to the grind – this week’s best from the world of bass. These are the top 10 reader favorites for the week of October 10-16, 2015. Thanks for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. The Lightbulb Moment: It’s All in Your Head(space) Every gigging musician...

Weekly Top 10: Learning Arpeggios and Scales, Memorization Tips, Top Bass Gear, Lessons and Videos

Weekly Top 10: Learning Arpeggios and Scales, Memorization Tips, Top Bass Gear, Lessons and Videos

This week was an exciting one for us. First, we announced Joe Hubbard has joined our list of excellent contributors. Joe will be offering up lessons here, and his first one already made the top 10. We also introduced some new (to us) bassists through some excellent videos, while re-introducing ourselves to an old favorite. Last but far from least...

Weekly Top 10: Victor Wooten Podcast, Jaco Documentary, Top Bass Videos, Gear and More

Weekly Top 10: Victor Wooten Podcast, Jaco Documentary, Top Bass Videos, Gear and More

This week’s top 10 covers the spectrum: our latest Groove episode with Victor Wooten, news of the Jaco film release, Damian’s latest column on finding your voice, plus the top videos and gear news, bass of the week and more. On a sad note, we shared the passing of Wilton Felder this week. Here are the most read stories and...

Weekly Top 10: Change Your Practice Routine, New Gear, Preferred Bass Scale Books, Top Bass Videos and More

Weekly Top 10: Change Your Practice Routine, New Gear, Preferred Bass Scale Books, Top Bass Videos and More

Looking back at last week, there’s at least one theme that stands out: practice. Dr. D’s column on his preferred scale books, Damian’s column on changing up your practice routine, and even a new book of transcriptions make the list. Add to that a handful of great videos, some new gear and the bass of the week and you have...