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Huw Foster: 5 Louis Johnson Basslines (and How To Play Them)

Huw Foster: 5 Louis Johnson Basslines (and How To Play Them)

Huw Foster sent us a new video, focusing on the work of Louis Johnson. In this one, he covers five bass lines by Thunder Thumbs (and how to play them).

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John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, and Victor Wooten: You Know, You Know

John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, and Victor Wooten: You Know, You Know

John McLaughlin celebrated his 80th birthday earlier this month. Victor Wooten shared this video on Facebook around that time of McLaughlin, Wooten, and Chick Corea performing Mahavishnu Orchestra’s “You Know, You Know”.

The Andy Rothstein Band: Perfect Storm

The Andy Rothstein Band: Perfect Storm

I’m always excited when our good friend Tony Senatore reaches out with a new video. Here’s one he just sent us of The Andy Rothstein Band performing “Perfect Storm”.

VetsAid 2021: Funk #49

VetsAid 2021: Funk #49

Last month, Joe Walsh joined forces with some heavy hitters in the music industry for his “VetsAid 2021: The Basement Show”. Here’s Walsh with Ringo Starr, Benmont Tench, Waddy Wachtel, Leland Sklar, and Russ Kunkel performing “Funk #49”.

Ellen & Hovak Alaverdyan: Don’t Stop The Music (Father & Daughter Duet)

Ellen & Hovak Alaverdyan: Don’t Stop The Music (Father & Daughter Duet)

Hovak Alaverdyan (Ellen Alaverdyan‘s father) reached out to me with this video, asking me if we’d share it with No Treble readers. In this one, Hovak and Ellen perform their first original tune, “Don’t Stop The Music”.

Derek Frank: Onward (Live at the Baked Potato)

Derek Frank: Onward (Live at the Baked Potato)

Derek Frank sent us this video he shot at Baked Potato last year, with the band performing “Onward” from his latest album, “Eleven Years Later”. The mix is incredible, as is the performance and tune.

Federico Malaman: Seven Days

Federico Malaman: Seven Days

Federico Malaman has shared some stellar solo bass videos over the years, and he’s just done it again. Here he his performing one his favorite tunes by Sting: “Seven Days”.

Frowin Ickler and Dominik Steegmüller: Message in the Bottle

Frowin Ickler and Dominik Steegmüller: Message in the Bottle

No Treble reader Frowin Ickler sent us an incredible video he did with vocalist Dominik Steegmüller. Here’s their R&B/Neosoul version of “Message in a Bottle” by the Police. Frowin laid down three different bass parts.

Jerome Lee: New Amsterdam Groove

Jerome Lee: New Amsterdam Groove

No Treble reader Jerome Lee sent us this video for an instrumental track he wrote back in the day and recorded last month. Check out “New Amsterdam Groove”.

Esperanza Spalding: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Esperanza Spalding: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

I was super excited to see NPR drop this video of Esperanza Spalding performing on their Tiny Desk (Home) Concert program. Enjoy this performance of music from her Songwrights Apothecary Lab project.

Hector Roots Lewis: Ups and Downs (Live Acoustic)

Hector Roots Lewis: Ups and Downs (Live Acoustic)

I love the Sugarshack Sessions. Here’s a recent video they produced that is definitely worth sharing. Hector Roots Lewis performs his original song “Ups and Downs” live at the Sugarshack in Bonita Springs, FL.

Giane Rangel: Foi na Cruz

Giane Rangel: Foi na Cruz

The other night during a No Treble team meeting, Vuyani told me about a few Brazilian bassists to check out. Here’s one of the videos he sent me, with Giane Rangel playing along to Raiz Worship’s “Foi na Cruz”. Giane makes that Sire Marcus Miller V5 go!