GospelChops, a producer of gospel music instructional DVDs, is releasing Bass Sessionz: Volume 1 later this month. The DVD includes over three hours of instructional videos, performances and interviews with gospel and jazz bassists Andrew Gouche, Janek Gwizdala, Damian Erskine, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, Justin Raines, Jon Reshard, Dywane Thomas, Anthony Nembhard, and Hadrien Feraud, with special appearances by John Beasley,...
When I first saw the following video by 23-year-old Italian bassist 6nikola9 a while back I thought, “Cool! That’s how I want to making videos”. Check out his bass multi-track version of The Beatles’ classic “All You Need is Love”:
Joshua Young, a 19-year-old bassist, was admitted to Berklee’s College of Music in 2007, but this meant that his parents would have to make some sacrifices to meet the payment of a yearly $40,000 for tuition and housing. They were soon to learn, however, that they would not have to make such sacrifices. An astonishing performance during a heart-thumping audition...
Andres Rotmistrovsky is an Argentinian bassist who completed a degree in Jazz Performance from the Berklee College of Music. In recognition of outstanding musicianship, he was awarded in 2007 with the “Charles Mingus Award” and also with the prestigious “Outstanding Performer Award”. I could have chosen one of his nine solo bass pieces, but I went with this tune currently...
Fretted or Fretless? How about both? Check out Johnny Brown doing some fretted/fretless solo bass during the 2008 NAMM show in Anaheim, California. Tip of the hat to Danny Mac.
Abraham Laboriel is the man, and doesn’t seem to get the credit he deserves these days. Check out Abe in this live performance in Japan. Bonus points to anyone who knows the line-up/concert details. Just post in the comments.
Our new Twitter friend Alun Vaughan sent us this video featuring bassist Todd Johnson performing with Alun at a Bass Masterclass in Cardiff, Wales last year. For more, check out
Today’s featured video showcases the work of Austrian bass player Robert Riegler, performing Ralph Thenner’s Passing Glance. Enjoy!
Kilian Duarte sent in this video, from his Berklee bass department concert this year. Bass, loops and talk box. Wow! Check out more videos by Killian.
This is about the craziest bass duet we’ve ever seen. Did these guys even miss a beat?
Today’s featured video shows off the amazing trio of pianist Michel Camilo, bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Horacio Hernandez, performing live.