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  • Shaun Munday: Bold As Love

    Shaun Munday: Bold As Love

    Shaun Munday has a knack for putting together some stellar bass and vocal covers of epic tunes. (Check out his cover of Bill Wither’s “Use Me.”) In celebration of Jimi Hendrix’s birthday on November 27th, Shaun posted this video of him performing “Bold As Love.” »

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  • Tedeschi Trucks Band: Shame

    Tedeschi Trucks Band: Shame

    Tim Lefebvre shared this fan-shot video on Facebook recently, saying “Cool jam I co-wrote with these fine folks…” The jam took place at the Beacon Theatre on October 6th. »

  • Wintergatan: Marble Machine

    Wintergatan: Marble Machine

    Cory O’Brien sent us this video with a note that says it all: “This video is a few years old. I just discovered it. I can not get enough of it. In a time of turmoil and unrest, I’m so grateful for videos like this. It reinvigorates my hope and imagination. Can you believe that... »

  • John Entwistle with Rick Wakeman And His Band: Go America

    John Entwistle with Rick Wakeman And His Band: Go America

    Now this is the kind of email we like to get. Brian Thomson wrote in with this incredible clip of The Who bassist John Entwistle from a TV show in the early ’80s. “[Yes] Keyboardist Rick Wakeman has been posting clips from the TV show GasTank that he co-hosted in 1982-3, in the UK, and... »

  • Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles: Staying Alive

    Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles: Staying Alive

    This one is all pocket. Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles took the stage at Frankfurt Jazz in 2017, with Sharay Reed on bass, and performed their groovy version of the Bee Gees’ “Staying Alive.” »

  • Rush and Mr. Big: In The Mood

    Rush and Mr. Big: In The Mood

    On Thanksgiving, we reshared this epic clip of Billy Sheehan filling in for Geddy Lee during a soundcheck. Billy shared it on Facebook, and someone shared this video in response. Mr. Big toured with Rush during the Presto tour in 1990. Luckily someone shot this video of the two bands coming together on stage for... »

  • Jacob Banks: Unholy War, Unknown and Chainsmoking

    Jacob Banks: Unholy War, Unknown and Chainsmoking

    Zycopolis TV has one of my favorite Youtube channels. They just shared this awesome video of Jacob Banks performing at Jazz à Sète 2018, featuring three tunes from the vocalist and his band. Michael Hamilton plays some great lines in this clip, and clearly had a lot of fun doing it. »

  • The Marcus King Band: Homesick

    The Marcus King Band: Homesick

    The Marcus King Band visited Paste Studios last week, and their performance of “Homesick” just knocked me out. Stephen Campbell holds it down on this one, with one funky groove. »

  • Federico Malaman: Afro Fred

    Federico Malaman: Afro Fred

    Federico Malaman has a new album out, and our friends at Bass The World have shared a video for one of the tracks. “Afro Fred” was written by Federico, who had this to say about the tune: “I am a great enthusiast of African rhythms. I like the way it triggers an uncontrollable urge to... »

  • Stanley Clarke: Montreux Jazz Festival 1980 Performance

    Stanley Clarke: Montreux Jazz Festival 1980 Performance

    On July 9, 1980, Stanley Clarke hit the stage at the Montreux Jazz Festival along with Simon Philips on drums, Charles Johnson on guitar, and Steve Bach on keys. And the performance was epic. Here’s the complete show: »