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Larry Graham: Funk Original
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Larry Graham: Funk Original

The original slap bassist Larry Graham shows how it is done in today’s featured video. Once you get the slapping part down, you can add the vocals. Woooo. I like that.

Marcus Miller’s “Frankenstein” Groove
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Marcus Miller’s “Frankenstein” Groove

This is a favorite among the notreble team. Marcus Miller and company take Edgar Winter’s “Frankenstein” and really groove. The band includes Miller, Keith Anderson, Poogie Bell, Dean Brown, Bobby Sparks and Patches Stewart and was filmed during the 2005 Tokyo Jazz concert.

Yowee. Hot Tuna: Uncle Sam Blues
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Yowee. Hot Tuna: Uncle Sam Blues

Our friend Will sent us this video, from a 1971 Hot Tuna performance including the “devil devil devil of a man”, bassist Jack Casady. Enjoy “Uncle Sam Blues”:

CFJ Project (Colin James with Felix and Julius Pastorius): Black Market
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CFJ Project (Colin James with Felix and Julius Pastorius): Black Market

Check out CFJ Project, a Florida-based band consisting of Colin James (keyboards), and Jaco Pastorius’s sons Julius Pastorius (drums) and Felix Pastorius (bass). Here’s the band performing Weather Report’s “Black Market” during a recent show at Alligator Alley in Oakland Park, Florida: Via Jacop.net.

Quintin Berry: Bass and Drum Jam
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Quintin Berry: Bass and Drum Jam

We first heard this jam and then saw it. Quintin Berry‘s unusual style really caught us off guard, so we looked around to find out more. Quintin’s style has been called an “unusual underhanded technique, catchy fingerstyle and funky sound.” We can’t think of a better way to put it, and showing it is even better.

One String Fretless Bass?
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One String Fretless Bass?

Okay, this is about the craziest thing we’ve seen all day, thanks to a link from Angela. Check out this guy and his one-string bass. Hey, it is probably pretty cheap to maintain.

Featured Bass Player: Double Bassist Aladár Pege
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Featured Bass Player: Double Bassist Aladár Pege

We recently (gasp!) discovered Aladár Pege, an extraordinary double bassist. Here are a couple of videos to help you get through Monday. Sibiu Jazz Festival 2004 Solo: Performing “Donna Lee”:

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Yannick Koffi: Nine Year Old Bass Wonder
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Yannick Koffi: Nine Year Old Bass Wonder

Nine year-old Yannick Koffi is barely big enough to hold up a bass guitar. But when he’s on stage, his sound is as big as anyone’s. Born in 1999, Yannick was singing – in tune – before he was a year old. He got a drum kit for his fifth birthday, and six months later added keyboard. As soon as...

Asataka’s Bass Session
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Asataka’s Bass Session

Today’s featured player is Asataka “King” Bass rocking a Mark King-like duo with his teacher. Check it out:

Christian McBride Plays “Havona”
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Christian McBride Plays “Havona”

Today’s featured video features Christian McBride playing electric bass on Jaco Pastorius’ “Havona”. Originally a two-parter video, Part 1 has been lost into the ether. But that’s okay, part 2 is killer: McBride originally recorded “Havona” on his Sci-Fi album.