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  • Jaco Pastorius: The Complete Shadows & Light Solo

    Jaco Pastorius: The Complete Shadows & Light Solo

    For years, Jaco Pastorius‘s “Slang” solo on Joni Mitchell’s Shadows & Light DVD has been a wildly popular clip. Turns out, we’ve only heard part of it. Obviously, someone in the editing room decided to cut Jaco’s solo down for the DVD. Thankfully, we can now hear the complete solo, including parts of “Chromatic Fantasy”.... »

  • Esperanza Spalding performing Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed”

    Esperanza Spalding performing Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed”

    Bassist Esperanza Spalding performed at the White House for the Obama family in early 2009, celebrating the music of Stevie Wonder. This video clip includes her performance of “Overjoyed”. Spalding is currently on tour and will continue to be through December of 2009. A complete tour list is available from her web site. »

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  • Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile: The Farmer & The Duck

    Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile: The Farmer & The Duck

    Today’s featured video showcases a nice duet between bassist Edgar Meyer and Nickel Creek’s Chris Thile. The recording took place on October 24, 2008 at University of Chicago’s Mandel Hall. »

  • Dominique Di Piazza’s amazing bass solo

    Do we really need words for this? I don’t think so. »

  • Furtok and Stähle: Gran Duetto No 2 Finale

    For you classical music fans out there we found this remarkable video of Boguslaw Furtok and Johannes Stähle performing Giovanni Bottesini’s “Gran Duetto No 2 Finale.” A little history lesson, Bottesini was an Italian Romantic composer (1821-1889), conductor, and a double bass virtuoso. Bottesini is credited as being one of the main virtuoso composers to... »

  • TIMBASSIX: Bass with Bass 4-Loop Pedal

    Here’s a little 4-loop pedal magic by bassist TIMBASSIX, who said “I had a day off… go music.” »

  • Fabio Valdemarin: Got a Match?

    Holy smokes, this hardly seems fair. Check out Fabio Valdemarin playing ALL the parts to Chick Corea’s “Got a Match?” For more on Fabio, check out his web site. He’s also made this video available for download (in stereo and HD). »

  • Marcus Miller: Early Years GRP Performance

    Marcus Miller: Early Years GRP Performance

    Here’s a rare video gem of Marcus Miller in what is obviously a performance that took place early in his career. From what we could piece together, this live performance was part of a Dave Grusin concert in the 1980s. »

  • Alessio Tori: “In France They Kiss on Main Street” Playalong

    Alessio Tori: “In France They Kiss on Main Street” Playalong

    Alessio Tori, aka ato71, has quite a few bass playalong videos on his channel, and they’re all killer. Here’s Alessio taking on one of the biggies… Jaco’s killer line from Joni Mitchell’s live Shadows & Light performance of “In France They Kiss on Main Street”. Alessio shares, “Maybe I dared too much but this is... »

  • Marco Rodi: Live solo performance

    Today’s video showcases the playing of Marco Rodi, a solo bassist from Montreal. The video shows various segments of a 35-minute live performance. You can get more information on Rodi from his web site or friend him on Facebook and Twitter. »