Scary Pockets is back with a new video, once featuring the groovy bass lines of Joe Ayoub. In this clip, the band is joined by guest vocalist Maiya Sykes and a mashup of Etta James’ “I’d Rather Go Blind” and Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop.”
Bobby Vega didn’t make this year’s NAMM Show (and we missed him big time). Thankfully, Scott’s Bass Lessons shared this clip recently of Bobby and Scott Devine discussing all things slap bass – and showing us the way.
Marleaux is celebrating 30 years in business this year. So Lisa Wulff, Lisa Köberlein, Nicole Badila, Joanna Dudkowska, and Ariane Cap got together to put together a special video to mark the event. “Best Friends” is an epic bass tune, written by Wulff.
The last time we featured a video with Juna Serita, we were all knocked out her cover of Tower of Power’s “What Is Hip?” Now our friends at BassTheWorld have shared a groovy video by Juna Serita and her band performing “The Princess of Funk.”
The NAMM Show kicked off the right way with Marcus Miller’s “Bass to Bass Marcus” event last night. Here’s a clip of Marcus, Jason Leopold, and Federico Malaman on an all-bass version of “What’s Going On.”
Zildjian Live! shared this video last summer, and while it is mostly focused on drummer Omar Hakim, it also includes an incredible collaboration with Ghost-Note. The band, anchored by the bass work of MonoNeon, performs Hakim’s “Convergence.”
Berklee’s bass department recently shared this video by Brad Williamson, who took on the Weather Report tune, “Teen Town,” penned by Jaco Pastorius as a solo bass performance.
We already know there's a special bond between bassists and drummers. Now imagine your drummer was your twin brother. Here’s Christopher and Christian Underwood performing their song "Paradise" for Jam In the Van.
Cory Wong released a new album two days ago, and he’s shared a video of the band performing one of the tracks. “Winslow” once again features the funky bass lines of Sonny T.
This one hurts. After learning the devastating news of Neil Peart’s passing, I thought it fitting to share this video of Rush performing during the “Time Machine” tour in 2011. RIP, Mr. Peart.
Bassist Gabriel Severn took a backing track called “Fusion Express” from Free Drumless Tracks and added a bass part. He decided it would sound better with a drummer, so he brought in Vinnie Aguas. These guys a bringing it!
Dave Sanborn has a cool new video series out called “Sanborn Sessions.” Sanborn put together a house band for the series, which includes Ben Williams on bass. In this episode, Michael McDonald and Brian Owens join the group to perform some sweet music.