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Gary Willis: The Chicken
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Gary Willis: The Chicken

Here’s another great video of Gary Willis performing during a 2006 clinic in Rotterdam. This time, he’s playing the Pee Wee Ellis tune, “The Chicken”, popularized of course by Jaco Pastorius.

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Ow!: Ray Brown with Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris and Grady Tate

Check out this live all-star performance, from Jazzfestival Bern, Switzerland in 1985. Bassist Ray Brown performs with Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, James Moody on tenor sax, Gene Harris on piano and Grady Tate on drums.

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Stefano Forcella: I am the Sun (The Flower Kings playalong)

Italian bassist Stefano Forcella, also known as “Ste”, lists his biggest influences to be founding member of Jamiroquai, Stuart Zender, and Jonas Reingold of the Swedish band The Flower Kings. This is Ste’s playalong of The Flower Kings’ song “I am the Sun”, nailing it as always:

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Tom Desmond: Yardbush (AKA Ridiculous Bass Melody / Solo)

Tom Desmond first caught my attention with a series of wonderfully weird videos (including this one) which both made me giggle and demonstrated his playing abilities. Here’s his tune Yardbush accompanied by NYC scenes: Check out his Myspace page.

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Junior “Braguinha” Ribeiro: Groove

Here’s Brazilian bass player Junior Ribeiro (also known as Braguinha) laying down a mean groove and soloing over it. The only bad thing about this video is that it’s way too short!

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Michel Petricciani: September Second, with Anthony Jackson

Michel Petrucciani unfortunately only lived to be 36, but composed a lot of great music before he passed. Petrucciani played with many great bass players including Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, NHØP, Eddie Gomez, Dave Holland, Charlie Haden, Anthony Jackson, Marcus Miller and many others. Here’s his tune “September Second” with Anthony Jackson on the bass and Steve Gadd on the...

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Mike Stern Group: Chromazon, with Lincoln Goines

Check out this 20 year old (!) video of the Mike Stern Group performing live in New York City in 1990. The line up includes Lincoln Goines on bass, Dennis Chambers on drums, Bob Berg on sax and Stern on guitar. Part 1: And Part 2:

Leo Fender and the History of the Electric Bass
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Leo Fender and the History of the Electric Bass

A guy who goes by the name “davey4557” on Youtube has posted a short but amazing video on the history of the electric bass and Leo Fender. While it is very cool to see the progression of Leo’s basses, I had serious gear envy after realizing all the basses in the video belong to Davey. Davey says he’d like to...

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Bootsy Collins: Another Point of View

We get a lot of requests to feature Bootsy Collins videos, so here’s a great classic Bootsy Collins Rubber Band performance of “Another Point of View”. Funky!

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Tony Senatore on 12-string & Percy Jones on Fretless: Holyland

Here’s an excerpt from Tony Senatore’s DVD called A 12 String Bass X-Ploration. This track is called “Holyland” and features Tony Senatore on the 12 string bass and the great Percy Jones on fretless bass. For details on the DVD and how to get it, visit Senny.com.