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  • Wojtek Pilichowski and Adrian Maruszczyk: Nowe Buty

    Wojtek Pilichowski and Adrian Maruszczyk: Nowe Buty

    We’ve featured the duo of Wojtek Pilichowski and Adrian Maruszczyk before, and we’re always impressed with these guys. Here they are performing Wojtek’s groovy composition, “Nowe Buty”. »

  • Mr. DanZ: Butterfly

    Mr. DanZ: Butterfly

    We first featured Mr. DanZ five years ago, with their great cover of “Proto Cosmos.” Here’s the band, featuring bassist Ben Shepherd, performing “Butterfly” by Herbie Hancock and Bennie Maupin. Ben adds something special to the tune with the use of a vocoder. »

  • Lake Street Dive: Baby Don’t Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts

    Lake Street Dive: Baby Don’t Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts

    Lake Street Dive is back with another live performance of a tune from their new album, Free Yourself Up. Here’s “Baby Don’t Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts”, once again featuring the great bass lines by Bridget Kearney. »

  • Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Cali

    Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Cali

    It is exciting to see the videos coming regularly from one of our favorite duos. Filmed during their masterclass at Musicmaker in May, here’s Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins playing “Cali.” »

  • Marcus Miller: B’s River

    Marcus Miller: B’s River

    Marcus Miller has a new album out, but today’s video features a tune from his last one, Afrodeezia. I was so intrigued by this 2015 performance at North Sea Jazz, thanks in large part to the instrumentation. Marcus describes the instrument – and the inspiration for the song – in the video description: “My wife,... »

  • YYNOT: No One at the Bridge

    YYNOT: No One at the Bridge

    YYNOT performed another concert in Melbourne, Florida last week. Here’s an excellent clip of them digging deep into Rush’s catalog. From 1975’s Caress Of Steel’s “Fountain Of Lamneth,” here’s their performance of “No One at the Bridge.” As always, Tim Starace nails the bass lines, and vocalist Rocky Kuner is absolutely amazing. »

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  • Jonah Nilsson with Richard Bona: Coffee Break

    Jonah Nilsson with Richard Bona: Coffee Break

    You’ll probably recognize Jonah Nilsson thanks to his work with Dirty Loops. Jonah released a new solo single a few days ago for his tune “Coffee Break,” and he had an exciting guest on the track: Richard Bona. “It’s my biggest pleasure to have such a great musician/artist and long time inspiration on this song!”... »

  • Cameron Graves Trio: Satania Our Solar System

    Cameron Graves Trio: Satania Our Solar System

    Here’s a killer clip of the Cameron Graves Trio featuring drummer Mike Mitchell and bassist Max Gerl throwing down on “Satania Our Solar System”. Recorded at the TivoliVredenburg in the Netherlands, the trio stretches the groove into outer space. Gerl dishes out some mean bass work to back up Graves before taking an extended and... »

  • Mohini Dey & Steve Vai: Live

    Mohini Dey & Steve Vai: Live

    Last year, Steve Vai’s band was one of the headlining acts at NH7 Shillong 2017, India’s largest multi-genre music festival. Vai brought on a special guest Mohini Dey during the show, who lived up to the spotlight in this performance. Vai’s intro says it all. »

  • Bloodstone: Natural High, 1973

    Bloodstone: Natural High, 1973

    Now we’re going to slow things down a bit. I’ve been on a classic soul and R&B kick lately and this song has been on repeat. Bloodstone’s “Natural High” is one of the smoothest love ballads I’ve ever heard. Although the band appears to be playing along to their own recording in this video, Charles... »