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Karl Clews: Detroit

Karl Clews: Detroit

Karl Clews is back with another fantastic video, and on this one, he doubles up. Here’s his two-bass arrangement of Marcus Miller’s “Detroit”, from Miller’s 2012 album, “Renaissance”.

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Scary Pockets with Cory Henry: Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Scary Pockets with Cory Henry: Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Scary Pockets got together with Cory Henry for this funky cover of Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”. Solomon Dorsey is on bass, Louis Cato is on drums, Jack Conte is on keys, and Ryan Lerman is on guitar. Great collab!

Julia Hofer: Top 5 Geddy Lee Bass Lines

Julia Hofer: Top 5 Geddy Lee Bass Lines

Julia Hofer has shared some excellent videos on her top bass five lines by Carol Kaye and Leland Sklar. Now she’s focusing on the work of Geddy Lee.

Charles Mingus Sextet: Live in Stockholm (1964)

Charles Mingus Sextet: Live in Stockholm (1964)

On April 13th, 1964, Charles Mingus took the stage in Stockholm, Sweden with his Sextet. This incredible footage (which has been colorized) is from the rehearsal before the concert.

Concord Nkabinde: Whose Blues Is It Anyway

Concord Nkabinde: Whose Blues Is It Anyway

A while back, Vuyani Wakaba shared this video on Facebook, saying, “Check this great performance of a great composition by a great South African bassist/artist, my friend Concord Nkabinde.”

Monsieur MÂLÂ: Cor Anglais in E Minor (op. 3)

Monsieur MÂLÂ: Cor Anglais in E Minor (op. 3)

GroundUP Music shared this incredible new video by Monsieur MÂLÂ the other day, and I'm hooked. Anchored by bassist Swaeli Mbappé, the instrumentation and sound of this band are so unique.

Pino Palladino + Blake Mills: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Pino Palladino + Blake Mills: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

I was thrilled to discover that Pino Palladino and Blake Mills (along with Abe Rounds and Sam Gendel) recorded a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert. Check out the group performing three tunes from “Notes With Attachments”.

Sheila E. TV: Episode #15 – Bootsy Collins

Sheila E. TV: Episode #15 – Bootsy Collins

Episode #15 of Sheila E. TV’s series features a legendary guest. Check out her chat with Bootsy Collins.

Daniel Smith: Whisper

Daniel Smith: Whisper

No Treble reader Daniel Smith sent this video to us of a tune he wrote for bass and voice. “Whisper” is the first track from his upcoming EP.

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

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

Our friend Huw Foster sent us his latest video, and in this one, he breaks down five bass lines from Prince’s catalog.

Julia Hofer: Back Pocket

Julia Hofer: Back Pocket

I’ve really been enjoying the videos Julia Hofer has been creating with Thomann’s Guitars & Basses. In this one, she takes on Joe Dart’s funky bass line on the Vulfpeck tune, “Back Pocket”.

Dave Koz and Cory Wong: The Golden Hour

Dave Koz and Cory Wong: The Golden Hour

Here’s a great new video featuring Cory Wong’s new collaboration with Dave Koz, from the upcoming album, “The Golden Hour”. Yohannes Tona lays down the low end on the title track. I love how this really gets grooving around the 2:10 mark!