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Katsuji Morioka at Bass Bash: Bright Size Life

Katsuji Morioka at Bass Bash: Bright Size Life

The first night of Bass Bash at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim, CA (during NAMM 2010) was a great time. Here’s Japanese bassist Katsuji Morioka, performing Pat Metheny’s “Bright Size Life”:

Live from NAMM: Jeff Berlin & Danny Gottlieb

Here’s Jeff Berlin at the Markbass booth, performing with drummer Danny Gottlieb (on one cymbal!) The guys at Markbass have been very cool, and very busy this year… We’ll be posting coverage on their new lines soon.

Live from NAMM: Seth Horan

Live from NAMM: Seth Horan

We’re at the NAMM show this week, and to kick it off, here’s a video of bassist Seth Horan, performing with guitarist Petteri Sariola at the Marriott main stage.

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Weather Report Live in 1971

Weather Report Live in 1971

Yesterday, we featured a video from Joe Zawinul’s later years. Today, we go back 38+ years, to a Weather Report video shot in 1971. This performance took place at the NDR Jazz Workshop, with Zawinul on keys, Miroslav Vitous on bass, Wayne Shorter on sax, Alphonse Mouzon on drums, Dom Um Romao on percussion, Eje Thelin on trombone, John Surman...

Zawinul Syndicate with Richard Bona live ’96

Here’s a video performance from the 1996 Hamburg Jazz fest, featuring Joe Zawinul’s band with Richard Bona on bass, Amit Chatterjee on guitar, Mokhtar Samba on drums and Abdou Mboup and percussion. Zawinul was promoting his just-released My People album.

Ray Brown Trio: A Night In Tunisia

Today’s video comes as a recommendation from our Facebook friend, Eddie Lee, who posted this to our page: “Had to share this with you guys… No bass solo-shock-horror! Just a lovely little arrangement and some funky stuff from the great RB.” RB, of course, is the great Ray Brown. Here’s Ray and his trio (including pianist Gene Harris an drummer...

Stanley Clarke interview with NBC News (80’s)

In what is obviously a clip from the 80’s, here’s Brian Madden of NBC News doing an interview/story on Stanley Clarke. Is it okay if we say how glad we are that the 80’s hairstyles, clothes, eyewear and synthesizers are long gone?

Flea Plays National Anthem Before BCS Game

Flea Plays National Anthem Before BCS Game

Flea performed the national anthem with Josh Groban at the Rose Bowl BCS National Championship football game a couple of days ago: Personally, we like the performance he did before the Lakers game better:

Damian Erskine live: Fif

Check out this live performance of Damian Erskine and his band performing one of Damian’s tunes, “Fif”. The performance took place in Portland, at the Mission Theatre. Awesome tune. Maybe someone can Ask Damian Erskine what the time signature is!

Janek Gwizdala: Live Loop Jam

Janek Gwizdala: Live Loop Jam

We’re getting excited about winter NAMM next week, and here’s a warm-up… bassist Janek Gwizdala performing at the TC Electronic booth during last year’s winter NAMM show. For more on Janek, visit his web site.

3 Views on Jaco: Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller and Peter Erskine

3 Views on Jaco: Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller and Peter Erskine

Here is another set of videos recommended by Ingrid Pastorius: Three parts to a broader video piece, with Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller and Peter Erskine each being interviewed about Jaco Pastorius. Intro (with Joe Zawinul): Marcus Miller: Peter Erskine: We’d love to know more about this project… if anyone has information on it, please drop us a note in the...

Nico Assumpção: upright bass solo

Here’s a great solo by upright player Nico Assumpção, recorded in the 1970’s. Anyone know more about this performance?