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Ellen Alaverdyan: Ellen’s Groove

Ellen Alaverdyan: Ellen’s Groove

Ever since Tech 21’s Dale Krevens sent us the video of 9-year-old bassist Ellen Alaverdyan playing along to “Tom Sawyer“, I’ve been seeing her show up in a lot of places. Here’s one that flat out grooves.

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Levin Brothers: Elephant Talk

Levin Brothers: Elephant Talk

Tony Levin shared this video on Facebook saying, “Here’s something different: a version of ‘Elephant Talk’ quite unlike the others.” Here’s The Levin Brothers performing their own take on the King Crimson classic live.

Scary Pockets (Featuring J.E. Sunde and Theo Katzman): Sunset Strip

Scary Pockets (Featuring J.E. Sunde and Theo Katzman): Sunset Strip

Scary Pockets just shared their latest video, which features guests J.E. Sunde and Theo Katzman. Backed by bassist Joe Ayoub, here’s their fantastic performance of “Sunset Strip”.

Miki Santamaria: I Want You Back & The Love You Save

Miki Santamaria: I Want You Back & The Love You Save

Miki Santamaria’s Michael Jackson tribute project has been going since 2017. He just shared this live clip from a show in Spain. Here’s the band performing “I Want You Back” and “The Love You Save”, with the camera focused on Miki.

Aaron Gibson: Widow Strong

Aaron Gibson: Widow Strong

Brittany Frompovich asked Aaron Gibson if he’d do a song for a virtual open mic for her students. His performance was magical.

Jeff Beck/Buddy Guy: Live at Crossroads Festival 2010

Jeff Beck/Buddy Guy: Live at Crossroads Festival 2010

Here’s a great clip from the Crossroads Festival in 2010, which kicks off with Jeff Beck performing with Rhonda Smith on bass. The video closes out Buddy Guy performing “Five Long Years” with Jonny Lang, Ronnie Wood, and Orlando Wright.

Orlando le Fleming & Romantic Funk with Chris Martin: What’s New?

Orlando le Fleming & Romantic Funk with Chris Martin: What’s New?

Orlando le Fleming sent us his latest video, which is an amazing rendition of the jazz standard “What’s New?” performed with his group Romantic Funk. Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin joined the band as guest vocalist.

Song Premiere: Joshua Crumbly’s “C.S.C”

Song Premiere: Joshua Crumbly’s “C.S.C”

Bassist, producer, and songwriter Joshua Crumbly is gearing up to drop his second full-length solo album, entitled “ForEver”. Today, we’re proud to help premiere the song “C.S.C” from the album.

Men I Trust: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Men I Trust: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

NPR shared this Tiny Desk (Home) Concert video back in June, and I am digging the sound. Bassist Cedric Martel grooves on this one.

Flyying Colours: White Knuckles

Flyying Colours: White Knuckles

KEXP is always a great source for musical discovery. This one hit my list this morning, with the band Flyying Colours performing “White Knuckles” live for KEXP at Home. Bassist Melanie Barbaro lays down the foundation.

Ismael Alcina: Casilda

Ismael Alcina: Casilda

Ismael Alcina sent in his latest video, which is a bass arrangement for Paco de Lucia’s “Casilda”. The song, which was released on the 1987 album “Siroco”, originally had no bass part. Here, Alcina adds a wonderful complementary bass line.

The Cannonball Band with Gerald Albright: The Chicken

The Cannonball Band with Gerald Albright: The Chicken

Sax legend Gerald Albright sat in with The Cannonball Band to perform Pee Wee Ellis’s tune, “The Chicken”, as popularized by Jaco Pastorius. Bassist Denson Angulo lays down the groove on his fretless on this one.