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Marcus Miller: “Tomaas” from Tutu Revisited

Marcus Miller is about to begin his latest tour Japan and Europe. The new tour, Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis, features Christian Scott on trumpet. Here’s the group performing “Tomaas”:

Russ Sargeant: Beauty
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Russ Sargeant: Beauty

Our Twitter friend Russ Sargeant had a busy weekend, recording two live performances on Ustream, and showcasing his looping skills. “Beauty” was a favorite. The song, written for Russ’s wife, is performed on a 4 string fretted bass with looping. Well done, Russ.

Metropole Orchestra with Victor Bailey & Peter Erskine: Nubian Sundance
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Metropole Orchestra with Victor Bailey & Peter Erskine: Nubian Sundance

Here’s the Metropole Orchestra performing “Nubian Sundance”, in a tribute concert to Joe Zawinul. Joining the orchestra are former Weather Report members, Victor Bailey on bass, Peter Erskine on drums and Alex Acuna on percussion. This isn’t our typical bass showcase video, but I couldn’t pass it up. Bailey does play some pretty sweet stuff during the performance, and Erskine...

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Steve Lawson and Michael Manring: Improvised Duet

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about solo bassist Steve Lawson playing a gig with bassist Michael Manring. For those of you who did not get the chance to see it, Lawson has uploaded multiple videos of the October 6th gig at the Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar. We’re featuring one of those videos, a beautiful, improvised duet....

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Josy John: Bass solo

This great video is Josy John playing from Antaragni, a fusion band from Bangalore which disbanded in 2004. Antaragni is a combination of two Sanskrit words, Antar which is “fire” and Angi meaning “within.” John appears to be playing a 5 string Warwick.

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Ron Carter: Willow Weep for Me

This is a video from a 1984 performance by bassist Ron Carter playing “Willow Weep for Me.” Carter is one of the most recorded bassists in jazz history, heard on more than 2,500 albums. Carter is probably best known for his jazz work, playing in the Miles Davis quintet with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Tony Williams in the early...

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Bela Fleck & the Flecktones: Spain

Josh, a bass trombonist (we’ll call that close enough) sent us this video of the Flecktones performing Chick Corea’s “Spain”. I’m sure he sent it because of the awesome bass playing by Victor Wooten, who takes over around the 2:30 mark.

John Mayer with Pino Palladino & David Labruyere: I Don’t Trust Myself (With Loving You)
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John Mayer with Pino Palladino & David Labruyere: I Don’t Trust Myself (With Loving You)

Our Twitter friend @kevcooke shared this video recommendation with us, saying “You MUST feature this video… Pino Palladino AND David Labruyere playing on this tune = DESPICABLE groove!!!” We agree, Kevin!

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Christian McBride: Live Electric Bass Solo

We frequently see bassist Christian McBride playing the upright, but can he ever play on the bass guitar. Check out this video of McBride taking a solo during a live performance of the Jaco Pastorius tune “Havona”, with the Christan McBride Band. McBride has three bass guitars that he currently uses: first a Pensa 4-string fretless maple neck, an Atelier...

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Richard Bona with Ferenc Snétberger and Paolo Vinaccia: Tavaszi Utazás

Bassist Richard Bona joined guitarist Ferenc Snétberger and drummer/percussionist Paolo Vinaccia in May 2009 for a performance at the Palace of Arts, in Budapest, Hungary. This song, “Tavaszi Utazás”, was written by Snétberger.