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  • Chick Corea Trio with Frank Gambale, Antonio Sanchez and Tal Wilkenfeld: Lenore

    Here’s a 2007 performance of the Chick Corea Trio with bassist Tal Wilkenfeld and drummer Antonio Sanchez, joined by guitarist Frank Gambale. The performance took place at the Melbourne Jazz festival. »

  • Bassmanwho: The Second Market

    One of the great things about Youtube is that it makes discovering music and musicians from all over the world very easy. This bassist, who goes by the name of Bassmanwho, is from Taiwan and wrote this tune “The Second Market”, a song he says was “written in remembrance of the glory days once owned... »

  • Cheikh Ndoye: Blue in Green Bass Solo

    Cheikh Ndoye: Blue in Green Bass Solo

    Senegalese native Cheikh Ndoye is one to watch out for in the future. This is him soloing over Miles Davis’ “Blue in Green”. »

  • John Goldsby, Jacob Duncan and Jason Tiemann: Ligeti Split

    Here’s a great video featuring bassist John Goldsby with saxophonist Jacob Duncan and drummer Jason Tiemann performing “Ligeti Split”. The tune will be on the group’s upcoming album The Innkeeper’s Gun. Look for the album on June 1, 2010. »

  • Albin Suffys: Solo Bass Performance

    Here’s amazing French bassist Albin Suffys, playing a solo piece from a private demo at American producer Candace Forest’s house. Prepare to be impressed. »

  • Michael Manring: Sugar

    Michael Manring: Sugar

    Check out this great video of Michael Manring playing his solo bass arrangement of Stanley Turrentine’s song “Sugar”. The clip comes from Hudson Music’s “Bass Day 1998” DVD, which also features Victor Wooten and Rocco Prestia. »

  • Chris Minh Doky and the Danish String Quartet: Tranquility of the Woods

    Here’s a video of Chris Minh Doky sitting in with the Danish String Quartet, playing a beautiful Danish traditional called “I Skovens Dybe Stille Ro” which translates into “Tranquility of the Woods”. »

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  • Jeff Andrews Live Bass Solo with the Mike Stern Band

    Here’s a video from the 1994 “Heineken Jazzaldia” event in Spain featuring Jeff Andrews taking a solo with the Mike Stern Band. »

  • Doug Wood and Darren Frate: Sophie’s Song

    The following video from 2002 features guitarist Doug Wood and bassist Darren Frate playing a duet. Wood is playing 12-string acoustic guitar and Frate is playing the “phenomenal bass”, as Wood puts it. »

  • Rudder: Floater live

    Our very own Phil Wain shares this video of Rudder performing live in a VPROJazzLive broadcast in Amsterdam earlier this month. Rudder includes Tim Lefebvre on bass, Chris Cheek on sax, Henry Hey on keyboards and Keith Carlock on drums. Check out Phil’s review of the band’s album, Matorning. »