In this video, bassist Federico Malaman teams up virtually with pianist Claudio Filippini and 18-year-old drum prodigy Greyson Nekrutman. The group performs Federico’s original tune, “What?!?”
Rebecca Johnson is back with another funky video with her band, from a 2017 gig at The Co-Op Club in Sydney, Australia. In this one, they take on Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen’s “Mo Hippa.”
Ryan Madora knows groove. In this video, she covers some tips on constructing a groovy bass line while working with drum loops.
The lockdown has been rough for many of us, but we can count on Leland Sklar to bring some musical goodness during this time. In this one, he covers the story behind - and plays along to - Lyle Lovett’s “Here I Am”.
I somehow missed this 2018 video, but better late than never. In this clip, Ida Nielsen & the funkbots perform “Fake the Funk/Positivity” live at Nuvenue. Funky!
My friend Joshua Sailor shared this video on Facebook recently with a one word comment: “LOCKED”. In this clip, Melvin Lee Davis lays it down on his tune, “O.C.O.E. – Official Cat Of The Eighties”.
Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins are back, and this video changes things up from ones we’ve seen from the duo in the past. Joined by J3PO, “Anybody Else But You” flat out grooves. The song is part of their upcoming album, “Parallels”.
Will Lee has been sharing some pretty cool videos lately, like this one of Booker T & The MG’s (with Duck Dunn) performing on Letterman. Will tells the story here.
Yussef Dayes has released another video featuring his trio with bassist Rocco Palladino (Pino’s son) and keyboardist Charlie Stacey. Recorded live at Jazzre:freshed, here’s their performance of “Welcome To The Hills”.
Juliaplaysgroove is back with another stellar play-through video. In this clip, she plays along to Bebe Rexha’s “Baby, I’m Jealous”, grooving hard and obviously feeling it.
Our friend Clive Robins sent us this video of Chick Corea, Vinnie Colaiuta, and John Patitucci performing “Spain”. This took place at the Blue Note Tokyo in 1992, and it is magnificent.
In 2019, Herbie Hancock, Christian McBride, and Vinnie Colaiuta took the stage at the Newport Jazz Festival. Here’s a clip from the event featuring the trio. Masters at work!