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  • Blues Beatles: Love Me Do

    Blues Beatles: Love Me Do

    Readers always get a kick out of the Blues Beatles and their re-imagined covers of Beatles’ tunes (we do too). Here’s the band performing “Love Me Do,” with some excellent bass playing and backing vocals by Bruno Falcão. I’m also digging the organ and the sax on this one. »

  • What A Day: Last Calling

    What A Day: Last Calling

    The bass/vocal duo What A Day is back with a new song called “Last Calling.” As always, Jonathan Joly and Leah Gracie deliver gorgeous and haunting melodies overtop of Joly’s creative bass work. »

  • Cheikh Ndoye: “Giant Steps” on Bass Xalam

    Cheikh Ndoye: “Giant Steps” on Bass Xalam

    We’ve featured Cheikh Ndoye on traditional African bass instruments before, but his latest video is amazing. He performs the infamous John Coltrane song “Giant Steps” on the Bass Xalam. He plays through the melody and walks two choruses of the song that would be difficult on an electric bass. »

  • Eric Gales: Voodoo Chile / Kashmir / Back in Black

    Eric Gales: Voodoo Chile / Kashmir / Back in Black

    Here’s a great clip from 2014’s “Two Tone Sessions,” featuring Eric Gales and his band performing at Studio Space Sound. Anchored by bassist Ugo Perrotta, the band tears through “Voodoo Chile,” “Kashmir,” and “Back in Black.” »

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  • Marcus Miller and Michael League: How to Develop a Groove

    Marcus Miller and Michael League: How to Develop a Groove

    Here’s a great clip from North Sea Jazz a few days ago with Marcus Miller and Michael League. The focus of this video is in response to the host’s question, “how do you develop a groove?” Michael immediately pushed the question over to Marcus, who decided it was better to show than tell. Then the... »

  • Doug Berns Band: It Gets To You

    Doug Berns Band: It Gets To You

    No Treble reader Doug Berns sent us this video of his new project. “I am the lead singer and bassist of Doug Berns Band,” the bassist/vocalist shared. “I have been a pro bassist in NYC, touring with bands like Antibalas, EMEFE and the YeahTones… Doug Berns Band is my first solo effort, and we released... »

  • Bokanté: Zyé Ouvè, Zyé Fèmé

    Bokanté: Zyé Ouvè, Zyé Fèmé

    Bokanté has a new video out in support of their album, Strange Circles. This tune was written by Michael League and vocalist Malika Tirolien and features League on baritone guitar, ukulele bass, and vocals. »

  • Shannon Shaw: Cryin’ My Eyes Out

    Shannon Shaw: Cryin’ My Eyes Out

    Shannon Shaw made an appearance last month at WFUV Public Radio’s Studio A to perform songs from her debut solo album, Shannon In Nashville. Known for her work with Shannon and the Clams, this is something new. “It’s such a different sound than the Clams that I, of course, fear a backlash,” she told The... »

  • Cory Wong: Light As Anything

    Cory Wong: Light As Anything

    Cory Wong has a new video out in advance of his album, The Optimist. We’re really digging this band’s sound, along with bassist Kevin MacIntire’s sweet lines. »

  • Zander Zon: You Deserve Better

    Zander Zon: You Deserve Better

    Zander Zon goes all out on his newest bass cover video, with his version of James Arthur’s “You Deserve Better.” “Loads of bass, gadgets, pedal distortion and more,” Zander shared. He’s definitely covering a lot of ground! »