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Willie Dixon: Bassology

Willie Dixon: Bassology

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.

Kai Eckhardt: Bass Solo

Kai Eckhardt: Bass Solo

Check out Kai Eckhardt taking a solo during a performance with John McLaughlin. John digs it.

Michel Camilo with Anthony Jackson: From Within

Michel Camilo with Anthony Jackson: From Within

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.

Giovanni Scarabel’s Collage Jam: Jaco’s “Reza”

Giovanni Scarabel’s Collage Jam: Jaco’s “Reza”

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.

Ray Brown: “Black Orpheus” Bass Solo

Ray Brown: “Black Orpheus” Bass Solo

Here’s the latest video pick from our good buddy, Will, featuring Ray Brown on his 75th birthday (2001).

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen & Joe Pass: Donna Lee

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen & Joe Pass: Donna Lee

Our Twitter friend Flemmingdoerken; shared this remarkable performance of “Donna Lee” by bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and guitarist Joe Pass. W-O-W.

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Fretless + 7 strings + J.S. Bach = Awesome

Fretless + 7 strings + J.S. Bach = Awesome

Today’s video showcases the amazing skills of bassist Jeff Corallini, performing Bach’s “Prelude in G”. Jeff claims, “it’s not perfect, maybe in 50 years.” We hope we’re around to see Jeff in 50 years then.

David Ellefson’s Rock Shop: Gear Maintenance Episode

Current F5 (and former Megadeth) bassist David Ellefson just added the next video in his ongoing series David Ellefson’s Rock Shop. This episode covers David’s tips on maintaining your gear, changing your strings and tuning. Check it out: Hat tip to Blabbermouth.net.

Marcus Miller: Fretless Bass Solo

Marcus Miller: Fretless Bass Solo

We think this has to be pretty rare: Marcus Miller on a fretless bass, from his .

Brecker Brothers: Some Skunk Funk

Brecker Brothers: Some Skunk Funk

Michael and Randy Brecker’s Some Skunk Funk is a rockin’ tune at their normal tempo. But check this out… In 1993, with the help of James Genus on bass, Mike Stern on guitar and Dennis Chambers on drums, they rip it. This is from the Brecker Brothers’ Bottom Line performance in Nagoya, Japan, on April 1, 1993. Enjoy, and remember...

Ridin’ Thumb: King Curtis & The Kingpins

Ridin’ Thumb: King Curtis & The Kingpins

Here’s a performance featuring King Curtis on vocals with Jerry Jemmott laying it down. We think this is from a performance in 1971. Jerry Jemmott is the man. Holy smokes.

Mann’s Fate: Jack Casady & Jorma Kaukonen

Mann’s Fate: Jack Casady & Jorma Kaukonen

Our good friend Will sent this one in (we’re going to have to start a new category called Willie’s Picks). This is Hot Tuna’s Jack Casady on bass and Jorma Kaukonen on guitar, playing “Mann’s Fate” on the PBS show “Folk Guitar” hosted by Laura Weber. Check out around the 3:10 mark when Casady takes the lead. Nice.