Check out smithgroove doing a cover of “Final Matter”, from Casiopea. This video was submitted to our Youtube video group. (You can submit videos too!)
TIMBASSIX combines bass and beatboxing in today’s featured video, using his Boss RC-50 Loop Station.
No this is what we’re talking about when we say “all bass, no treble”. Sebastiano Mereu, aka monsterbazz was one of the first to submit to the no treble Youtube group, and we sure were glad he did. Sebastiano shares, “I love to play the bass and I love to hear songs with only bass in it. This is my...
Have a video you’d like to share with no treble readers? We just set up a no treble Youtube group so you can do just that. Add your favorites there and join in on the discussions on the group page. If you add a video, we’ll feature it here with credit and links to you. Just be sure they include...
Our friend Will wrote in asking, “What’s up with Steve Swallow?” So we started watching video after video of Steve on Youtube. This duet with Carla Bley, from a 2000 performance, caught our eye (and ears). Enjoy Major:
Zuzo Moussawer is a Brazilian bass player who has been tapping two-handedly for years. In October 2005 he entered the International Solo Bass Competition coming in second place after Jeff Schmidt. The panel of judges consisted of such prominent names as Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Anthony Jackson, Will Lee, and drummer Gregg Bissonette. He has quite a unique style of...
During the New Hampshire Bass Fest in 2007, Brent Rusinow decided to tackle the bass part for the Jaco Pastorius tune, “Havona”, as recorded on Weather Report’s Heavy Weather album. And he nailed it. We especially love how he just ran up to the chair, sat down and jumped right in, Jaco style.
Todays’ featured video showcases the amazing skills of bassist Willie Dixon, performing in 1966. This clip, filmed by the Canadian television network CBC, was re-discovered 30 years later and released on a DVD entitled . Special thanks to The Blues Blogger, for the tip and the great story.
Check out Kai Eckhardt taking a solo during a performance with John McLaughlin. John digs it.
Today’s guest post is from Flemming Dørken, who writes: Check out this amazing trio featuring the inventor of the six string bass, the amazing Anthony Jackson. The technical ability of each of these guys clearly shines through. Very cool trio, melodic and no doubt a technically challenging tune. We couldn’t agree more, Flemming.
Today’s featured vid showcases the bass playing skills of Giovanni Scarabel and his band, Collage. They didn’t pick any easy tune to record either. The chose “Reza” by Jaco Pastorius. We think you’ll enjoy.
Here’s the latest video pick from our good buddy, Will, featuring Ray Brown on his 75th birthday (2001).