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Arcellus Sykes: “Trane’s Slo Blues” solo playalong

Arcellus Sykes, a bassist from Portland, Oregon, just knocked me out with his playalong of John Coltrane’s solo on “Trane’s Slo Blues”. Acellus claims “it isn’t as clean as I’d like it, but hey – it’s Coltrane.” Hey, we’ll take it. If you like this transcription, you can find many more posted on Arcellus’s blog. Arcellus also offers custom transcription...

John Entwistle: live solo at Royal Albert Hall

This is a great bass solo by John Entwistle, recorded during a concert with The Who at the Royal Albert Hall in 2000. Entwistle released nine solo albums in his career, in addition to his legendary work with The Who, including Left for Live, which featured guitarist Godfrey Townsend and keyboardist Gordon Cotton and Music From Van-Pires, a soundtrack for...

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen & Ray Brown, live in 1977

Two amazing bassists playing the jazz classic “There Is No Greater Love.” Both bassists show some serious chops in their solos, NHØP plays close to light-speed on his upright and and Ray Brown is his usual incredible self.

3 Bass on the Mountain: Summertime

We have no idea who these guys are, but they’re rocking out to “Summertime” on top of a mountain, so we had to show them! That must have been a serious hike.

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Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.

Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.

Twelve years ago, bassists John Patitucci, Tony Levin, Oteil Burbridge, Billy Sheehan, Reggie Washington and Dave Pomeroy got together to perform John Coltrane’s “Mr. P.C.” Of course, Mr. P.C. is Mr. Paul Chambers, the bassist who performed and recorded with Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Charles Mingus: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat live in ’75

Charles Mingus: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat live in ’75

Here’s Charles Mingus, playing one of his greatest tunes, “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat”. This performance took place live at Montreux 1975, with Don Pullen on piano, George Adams on tenor sax, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, Benny Bailey on trumpet, and Danny Richmond on drums.

Les Claypool: One Better, live at Bonnaroo 2008

It’s been a while since we featured a Les Claypool video… too long in fact. So, here’s one of Les and Master of Puppets at Bonnaroo in 2008. His bandmates include MIRV, Sam Bass, and Paulo Baldi.

Goatika and Tony Levin: LEVITATION

Goatika Lab – comprised of Tony Levin on bass, Artem Yakushenko on electric violin and mandolin, Sergey Klevenski on winds, Boris Nazarov on percussion programming and special effects, Pavel Mikhailuk on didgeridoo and vocals, Jagannat on tabla, Evgenia Tedjetova on vocals and Jovis Bubrowski on didgeridoo – performed live at the Moscow B2 Club in 2007. This video captures one...

Stu Hamm solo, live at Vicar Street Dublin

Here is a bass solo by Stu Hamm, during a concert with Joe Satriani at Vicar Street Dublin. You get to see him really kick it up a notch around 3:20 with his awesome slap bass style!

Meshell Ndegeocello: Faithful, live

There’s not a lot of bass in the first part of Meshell Ndegeocello‘s live recording of “Faithful”, but what bass is there is pretty sweet. Make it beyond the halfway mark, and there’s a nice little bonus jam, where Meshell really gets going. We don’t get many opportunities to run videos of Meshell (not many to choose from), which is...