I’ve always loved the music of The Crusaders, so I was excited to find this clip from their 2003 performance of “Street Life” at Montreux. “Ready” Freddie Washington lays down the groove on the tune.
Thundercat is set to release his latest album, “It Is What It Is,” next month and is currently on the biggest headlining tour of his career. Last week, he performed “Black Qualls” on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Our good friend Damian Erskine shared this video on Facebook, and it got us all moving. Check out Outer Orbit performing the Bill Withers hit, “Kissing My Love.” Damian throws down behind one heck of a band.
Tomáš Kedzior sent us his latest video for a new song called “El Viento Del Mar,” which features percussion by Ladislav Šiška and dancing by Iveta Kave?ková. Kedzior sets up a hypnotic groove, while the cajon adds a little more drive.
Spector has released a new “Spector on Record” video with a cool animated bass line. This time they explain the story of Madonna’s controversial “Like A Prayer,” which is anchored by session ace Guy Pratt.
Bob Weir and Wolf Bros are currently on tour, and they made a stop at NPR’s office for a Tiny Desk Concert. The band, which includes Don Was on double bass, performed a fantastic set, with four songs.
The Solo Bass Night series was rekindled in 2019 with a pair of dates in California. There was a wealth of talent at each night, including Johnnie Gilmore, who performed this solo bass version of “To Make You Feel My Love.”
Martin Miller and Mark Lettieri get the led out with this new cover video. As usual, Benni Jud handles the low end for the band’s live session.
The Deep Energy Orchestra, led by bassist Jason Everett, has just released their second album, entitled “The Return.” Today, we’re happy to premiere the performance video for the album’s penultimate track, “Resolve.”
Kevin sent me this incredible video from the 2020 Winter NAMM Show. In this clip, Nathan East and Mr. Talkbox take the stage to perform “Daft Funk.”
Our friend Tim Starace shared this video on Facebook with just one word of commentary: “This…” Rush is in top form in this 1976 performance of “Lakeside Park,” from their third album “Caress of Steel.”
Our good friend Steve Lawson shared this video yesterday, saying: “This is really good... Strong 90s Seattle vibe to the writing but the acoustic-ish setting is beautiful.” Check out the Bill Lee Band performing “Find Your Universe.”