Mark Lettieri has a new album coming out on October 18th. He’s just released the first single from “Things of That Nature,” which features the fantastic bass work of Wes Stephenson on the tune, “Naptime.”
Metallica teamed up with the San Francisco Symphony recently to tackle the metal juggernaut’s hits. One of the most jaw-dropping performances included symphony bassist Scott Pingel on an EUB, with an open improv that turned into “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth).”
WATCH: Scott Devine of Scott’s Bass Lessons shared a video that serves not only as a great trip down memory lane but also an incredibly rich history of bass from the 1980s.
Leonid & Friends, the band formed by bassist Leonid Vorobyev, is back with another fantastic Chicago cover. “Call On Me” originally appeared on the 1974 album, “Chicago VII.” As always, the band nails it.
Nenad Vasilic shared another video with us - and a preview to his new album, “Bass Room,” which drops this month. In this clip, Nenad performs the solo fretless tune, “Rose,” utilizing his Woodguerilla Ria V signature model.
Last year, we featured an incredible video featuring Abraham Laboriel and Pee Wee Hill, entitled “The Bass Walk.” Now they’re back with the follow-up.
We always love seeing a new video from Miki Santamaria get posted. Miki shared this about the clip: “Jamming to Stevie Wonder’s ‘Do I Do’ with some of the finest musicians in Barcelona (and also very good friends of mine)...”
Brazilian double bassist Walter Areia has a keen sense of rhythm and melody. In his latest video for his song, “Sem Paredes,” he puts his percussive style to use.
Yesterday, Kevin shared the news of the new Sons of Apollo album, which features a symphony performing songs from their debut album and a set of cover songs. The band just shared one of the cover performances: Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb.”
Queen’s classical influence really shines on the intro to this song in a duet between Freddie Mercury and bassist John Deacon. Originally recorded for “A Day at the Races,” this clip of “The Millionaire Waltz” comes from a live performance at the Summit in Houston, Texas in 1977.