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Vahagn Stepanyan: The Sounds
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Vahagn Stepanyan: The Sounds

Our friends at Bass The World have shared another incredible video, this time featuring the work of Vahagn Stepanyan. In this clip, Vahagn takes walking bass to a whole new level in this performance of “The Sounds.”

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Tower Of Power: Squib Cakes
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Tower Of Power: Squib Cakes

During the 2006 Montreux Jazz Festival, Tower of Power took the stage and brought the funk (and were joined by Carlos Santana and Chester Thompson). Here’s a clip of the band performing “Squib Cakes.” Rocco Prestia killed it!

Chick Corea Trio with John Patitucci: Tumba
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Chick Corea Trio with John Patitucci: Tumba

Here’s a killer performance of “Tumba” by Chick Corea with Vinnie Colaiuta and John Patitucci from the Blue Note in Tokyo in 1992. The trio plays over several Latin grooves, even kicking into swing for a while.

Karl Clews & Maciek Zaworonek: “Isn’t She Lovely” (Duet for Bass & Harmonica)
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Karl Clews & Maciek Zaworonek: “Isn’t She Lovely” (Duet for Bass & Harmonica)

Usually when we share a video by Karl Clews, it is one of his excellent all-bass covers. Karl is changing things up with this collaboration with Maciek Zaworonek on harmonica. The duo takes on Steve Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.”

Sting And Shaggy: Tiny Desk Concert
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Sting And Shaggy: Tiny Desk Concert

In 2018, Sting and Shaggy teamed up in an unlikely pairing to release “44/876.” Last week, the duo visited NPR Music for a Tiny Desk Concert. It is cool to hear Sting’s trusty ’57 Fender Precision in this setting.

Zander Zon: Señorita
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Zander Zon: Señorita

We’ve been on the lookout for a new video from Zander Zon, and he just came through with a new, incredible all-bass arrangement. In this clip, Zander takes on the Shawn Mendes & Camilla Cabello tune, “Señorita.”

Simon Phillips: All Things Considered
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Simon Phillips: All Things Considered

Simon Phillips visited Little Big Beat Studios for a “Studio Live Session” and performed this tune from his “Protocol 4” project. Ernest Tibbs lays it down!

Cory Wong: Cosmic Sans
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Cory Wong: Cosmic Sans

Cory Wong is one impressive musician. Known primarily for his guitar work, the man can also lay it down on the bass. Check out the funky “Cosmic Sans,” from his upcoming album.

Khruangbin: 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down Performance
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Khruangbin: 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down Performance

Khruangbin remains one of my favorite musical discoveries over the past year or so. And today I was looking for videos by them I hadn’t seen before. I ran into this one of Laura Lee and the band performing at the 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down show.

Yussef Dayes with Rocco Palladino & Charlie Stacey: Yesterday Princess/Job
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Yussef Dayes with Rocco Palladino & Charlie Stacey: Yesterday Princess/Job

Drummer Yussef Dayes hit the studio with bassist Rocco Palladino and keyboardist Charlie Stacey and did this cool mashup of Stanley Clarke’s “Yesterday Princess” & Curren$y’s “Job”.