Ron Carter Tiny Desk

Ron Carter: Tiny Desk “Home Concert”

I was super excited to see NPR drop this video of jazz bass legend Ron Carter performing on their Tiny Desk

Bootsy Collins

Bootsy Collins – Top 5 Bass Lines

Bootsy Collins is one of the greatest funk and R&B bassists, singers, bandleaders, and music producers of all time. A

Nathan East

Nathan East – 5 Greatest Bass Lines Of All Time

Nathan East is one the most significant studio bass players of all time and his importance to music cannot be overstated.

Slap Bass Lines

5 Mind-Blowing Slap Bass Lines

Slap bass is something that almost every beginner bassist wishes to learn. It is a killer, flashy technique that dates

RHCP Black Summer

Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Long-Awaited New Single – Black Summer

Finally the wait is over, the Red Hot Chili Peppers just released their long-awaited new single. Black Summer is their

Marcus Miller Bass Lines

5 Marcus Miller Bass Lines That Will Change Your Life

Marcus Miller has the skills, the groove, and the imagination when it’s time to come up with incredible bass lines.

Evan Marien Dana Hawkins

Bass Video Of The Week: Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins

This week’s Bass Video of The Week comes from one of our favorite bass and drums duos – Evan Marien

Adam Yauch

Top 5 Adam Yauch Bass Moments Of All Time

Adam Yauch, also known as MCA, was the Beastie Boys’ oldest member and, in many ways, the group’s creative and

Rhonda Smith

Rhonda Smith Releases New Single: Won’t Come Back

Won’t Come Back, the new single by Rhonda Smith will sure to get you grooving into the weekend. The bass legend,

Thundercat Colbert

Thundercat Live on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

On a recent episode on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the musical guest was the great bass player Thundercat.


Top 5 Sting Basslines of All Time

Sting is one of the most accomplished British musicians in modern music history, no doubt about that. Not only is

Silk Sonic

Silk Sonic, New Band by Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak

Silk Sonic was formed by two heavyweights of today’s music industry. Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak has teamed up to

Pino Palladino and Blake Mills

Pino Palladino and Blake Mills: Tiny Desk Performance

Grammy Award-winning bass player Pino Palladino has been a top call session bass player for over four decades. He first

Derrick Hodge

Derrick Hodge – Dances with Ancestors

Today, we are celebrating the birthday of one of the most prolific bass players of our time, Derrick Hodge. A 

Lee Sklar performing with Phil Collins

Phil Collins – Against All Odds Featuring Lee Sklar

It is a fact that Lee Sklar is one of the best and most badass bass players of all time!

Wojtek Pilichowski Bassist

Wojtek Pilichowski: Insane Slap Bass Solo

A lot of us who were at a NAMM Show before know how crazy that convention is. It is literally

Akos Forgacs on Bass

Akos Forgacs: Brilliant Bass Playing In Odd Meters

This week’s featured video is coming all the way from Serbia. It presents a live concert from the Pedja Milutinovic

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers Feat Tal Wilkenfeld

This week’s featured video is this classic performance from the 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival, Jeff Beck Cause We’ve Ended As

Daft Punk Get Lucky

Daft Punk Get Lucky Featuring Nathan East On Bass

Today’s featured video is a live version of one of the biggest hits of 2013, which also has one of

Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers

5 Times Flea From The Chili Peppers Went BEAST MODE

There is little debate about how legendary Flea is. He is a multi-instrumentalist, a trumpet child prodigy, bass icon, and

Herbie Hancock Headhunters

Top 5 Herbie Hancock Headhunters Songs Of All Time

Recently we lost one of the most legendary bass players of all time, Paul Jackson. Paul was the backbone of

Ichika Nito

10 Levels Of Bass Guitar by Ichika Nito

Ichika Nito has been one of the most popular Instagram guitarists for a while now. He is mostly known for his

Pearl Jam Rock and roll hall of fame

Pearl Jam Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performance

This week’s video feature is coming from the 2017 induction of Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of

Parliament Funkadelic

This Parliament Funkadelic Show Will Make You Dance!

Parliament Funkadelic, or better known as P-Funk, is a legendary funk-psychedelic band formed and headed by George Clinton. This band

Motown Bass Player James Jamerson

5 Motown Songs That Will Change Your Life

Berry Gordy founded Motown Records in the late ’50s in Detroit. This record label was more than just a company,

Michael Jackson This is It

Michael Jackson This Is It Tour with Alex Al

This week’s video feature is going to be a Michael Jackson full-length concert, sort of… in fact this is the


5 Concerts That Will Change The Way You Look at The Bass Guitar

For bass players and for any musician, in general, a concert is more than just about the music. As bass

Richard Bona

Pat Metheny Feat. Richard Bona – Bright Size Life

This week’s featured video is a classic Pat Metheny song call “Bright Size Life”. This version features the great Richard Bona

Ron Carter

Ron Carter Live With The Miles Davis Quintet

This week’s featured video is going to be for our jazz-head readers. It is coming from the legendary Ron Carter

Berklee Funk by Alissia

Berklee Funk by Alissia Benveniste

This week’s featured video is coming from Alissia Benveniste and her Berklee band. This video was a really big hit

Chad Smith and Flea

Chad Smith and Flea from RHCP Jamming

Throwback to this great video by Chad Smith and Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. This video is one

D’Angelo Live with Pino Palladino

This week’s video feature is a D’Angelo live concert from the North Sea Jazz Festival from 2015. D’Angelo disappeared from

Happy Birthday to Pino Palladino

Happy Birthday to the legendary bass player Pino Palladino. Pino is one of the most versatile bass players in today’s

Rocco Prestia

Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power Dead at 69

Legendary Tower of Power bassist, Francis Rocco Prestia died on September 29th, 2020 just a week ago. Rocco was known

Cliff Burton

Metallica – Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth) – Cliff Burton

Today we are celebrating the life of Cliff Burton with this classic Metallica song – Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth). A couple of

Davie 504

100 Amazing Bass Lines by Davie504

Throwback to this awesome video by Davie504. He plays 100 of his favorite bass lines in this 13 minutes long

Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy – Flood (Remixed – Remastered)

Throwback to one of the earlier Snarky Puppy videos out there, Flood. This is a re-upload with remixed and remastered

Victor Wooten

Happy Birthday to the Legendary Victor Wooten!

With this video, we wish a happy birthday to the legendary bass player, Victor Wooten.  Victor Wooten is one of

Federico Malaman

Federico Malaman Plays Speed Demon by Michael Jackson

Throwback to this amazing video, where Federico Malaman is covering Speed Damon by Michael Jackson. I remember the first time

Knower Band

Knower – Overtime Feat. Sam Wilkes on Bass

Knower has been one of our favorite bands for some time now, mainly because they feature some heavy hitters on

Joe Dart Bass

Vulfpeck – Radio Shack

Here is a new video from Vulfpeck. It is from Vulfpeck’s upcoming album “Inside the Mind of Woody Goss”. This

Laura Lee

Laura Lee – Khruangbin – NPR Tiny Desk

Throwback to this great video by Khruangbin at the NPR Tiny Desk Concert series, with Laura Lee on bass. Khruangbin


Juliaplaysgroove – Don’t Start Now – Bass Cover

Juliaplaysgroove is a 20-year-old Polish bass player who’s bass cover videos received more than 17 million views on YouTube. She

Pino Palladino – Who Do You Think I Was – John Mayer Trio

Here is a great throwback video featuring the legendary Pino Palladino. This song was written by John Mayer for his

Marcus Miller – Run for Cover

Throwback to this classic video from 1991. It features the Marcus Miller band at the Live Under the Sky Festival

Songs for Lovers Dirty Loops

Songs For Lovers – Bitten By The Kitten – Dirty Loops

Dirty Loops just released their newest video in their “Song for Lovers” series. This killer groove was composed by Henrik


Thundercat Breaks Down His Favorite Bass Lines

Here is a great video of Stephen Burner aka Thundercat breaking down his favorite bass lines of all time. Thundercat first came to

Larry Graham

Happy Birthday to the Inventor of Slap Bass, Larry Graham

“Larry Graham Jr. is, without a doubt, best known as the bass guitar player in the popular and influential psychedelic soul/funk

10 Greatest Synth Bass Lines

Here is a great video we found on Scott’s Bass Lessons YouTube channel. In this video Ian Allison, who is

MIchael League

Michael League – Continuum

Throwback to this amazing rendition of a Jaco Pastorius classic by Michael League! Michael, who fronts his own band, Snarky Puppy,