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The Main Squeeze: Layla

The Main Squeeze: Layla

The Main Squeeze, like the rest of us, is stuck at home. But that’s not stopping the band from bringing some great new videos our way, live from The Squeeze House. In this clip, they perform their take on the Derek and the Dominos tune, “Layla.”

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Glecio Nascimento and Paulinho Fonseca: Fonkera

Glecio Nascimento and Paulinho Fonseca: Fonkera

A lot of the funk comes from our right hand, which is why Glecio Nascimento is so good at it. Glecio lets it all out in this video with Jota Quest drummer Paulinho Fonseca (aka Fonk).

Amos Heller: Fortune

Amos Heller: Fortune

Nashville-based player Amos Heller is back with another solo bass creation. Entitled “Fortune,” the hard-rocking piece came from a popular gear pairing for heavy music. Heller gets a monstrous tone and puts it to use across the span of the fretboard.

Mark J. Smith and Ariane Cap: J.S. Bach Prelude #2

Mark J. Smith and Ariane Cap: J.S. Bach Prelude #2

It’s always a good day to share Bach, especially if it’s performed with two basses. Today we’re featuring Mark Smith and No Treble contributor Ariane Cap making a duet out of the genius composer’s work, Prelude #2.

Evan Marien: Heart Glow (Bass Playthrough)

Evan Marien: Heart Glow (Bass Playthrough)

It has been a while since we’ve featured a video by Evan Marien. Time to fix that. In this clip, Evan plays along to his latest track, “Heart Glow“, “along with some extra licks and chords.”

REO Brothers: Mrs. Robinson

REO Brothers: Mrs. Robinson

While we’ve featured some of the REO Brothers’ excellent Beatles covers previously, the band covers a lot more than that. In this clip, they take on Simon & Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson.”

Rebecca Johnson Band: You Got The Love

Rebecca Johnson Band: You Got The Love

Back in June, we shared a video by the Rebecca Johnson Band performing Steely Dan’s “Peg”. Here’s another from the same set. Rebecca says this is a favorite song in her setlist: “You Got The Love” from the Rufus & Chaka Khan album, “Rags to Rufus”.

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Jazz Fest 2016

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Jazz Fest 2016

Tedeschi Trucks Band shared this video a couple of weeks ago, and it hit the spot. From their 2016 performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, here’s a great clip with Tim Lefebvre laying down the foundation.

Leonid & Friends: (I’ve Been) Searchin’ So Long

Leonid & Friends: (I’ve Been) Searchin’ So Long

Leonid & Friends is back with another video, and back to doing another great Chicago cover. This one is quite a production, with the Caro-Bass Orchestra joining Leonid Vorobyev and the band on “(I've Been) Searchin' So Long.”

Pete O’Neill: Always Something There to Remind Me

Pete O’Neill: Always Something There to Remind Me

Our friend Pete O’Neill shared his latest video with us, and it has all the fretless goodness. Check out his performance of “Always Something There to Remind Me,” featuring his Nado Bajlo Whalebass.

Les Claypool, Danny Carey, Bill Kelliher, Claudio Sanchez, Steve Brodsky: Anthem

Les Claypool, Danny Carey, Bill Kelliher, Claudio Sanchez, Steve Brodsky: Anthem

Today is Geddy Lee’s birthday, and we’re celebrating with a video by Les Claypool, Danny Carey, Bill Kelliher, Claudio Sanchez, and Steve Brodsky paying tribute to Rush, with their version of “Anthem.” Get ready to rock.

Bill Frisell Trio: What The World Needs Now

Bill Frisell Trio: What The World Needs Now

It’s a trying time for all of us, but especially for gigging musicians. Earlier this month, Bill Frisell and his Trio performed in the Kensington neighborhood in Brooklyn. Here’s a clip of them performing “What The World Needs Now.”