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Rocco’s School of Funk

Rocco’s School of Funk

Time to learn some fingerstyle funk. Tower of Power’s bassist Rocco Prestia shows us the way.

Nathan Hughes: Glove

Nathan Hughes: Glove

We thought Geddy Lee was the master at the whole playing-bass-while-singing thing. But that was before we stumbled upon this video of Nathan Hughes. Holy smokes.

Marcus Miller: Teen Town

Marcus Miller: Teen Town

Today’s video features Marcus Miller playing Jaco Pastorius’ “Teen Town”. Enjoy:

Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

We never knew how dangerous those extra long bass necks and gigantic bass amps were until we checked out this review of the Beaver Creek bass ukulele (or is it a travel bass? we’re confused). No matter, this video review is hilarious:

P-Nut Interview at NAMM 2009

P-Nut Interview at NAMM 2009

311 bassist P-Nut was interviewed during NAMM 2009, talking basses and amps, stage volume, and why we play bass. Oh he, jams too. Enjoy!

Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

Today’s featured video kicks off the week just right. Felix Pastorius and his band, The Heavy Pets, performs “Nautilus” in front of a live audience at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans, LA. The band is joined by Flecktones sax man, Jeff Coffin, which only adds to the greatness.

Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm

Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm

Our good friend Caleb (a piano player, but still cool), recommended today’s featured video, Brian Bromberg playing “I Got Rhythm” with Akira Jimbo and Otmaro Ruiz. Be sure to check out the solo!

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Michael Manring: Helios

Michael Manring: Helios

We’re a week away from seeing Michael Manring live, and so we’ve decided to get ready with a few Youtube videos. Here’s Michael playing “Helios”, from his album Soliloquy on his Hyperbass:

Alphonso Johnson’s “Black Market” Performance

Alphonso Johnson’s “Black Market” Performance

Alphonso Johnson is a favorite of ours, and he proves once again how Joe Zawinul really knew how to pick bass players. Alphonso was replaced by Jaco Pastorius, and both appeared on Weather Report’s Black Market. Many people think Jaco held down the bass for the title track, but it was indeed Alphonso Johnson. Jaco performed on two of the...

FuryMuso Playing Muse

FuryMuso Playing Muse

Today’s featured player is FuryMuso, performing Muse’s “Easily”.

Walter Barnes: NAMM Bass Bash 2009

Bassist Walter Barnes is featured along with guitarist Tony Pulizzi, drummer Rob Hubbard, Jr. and saxophonist Keith McKelly at the NAMM Bass Bash 2009 in Anaheim, California. Enjoy “Song For Wayman”:

Paul McCartney Teaches You How to Play the Bass

Paul McCartney Teaches You How to Play the Bass

In a promotional video for his latest album, Paul McCartney shows his playing technique in a brief instructional video covering bass, guitar and drums. This video doesn’t cover more advanced “fiddly bits”, but is fun to watch: