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Friday December 1, 2017. 06:30 PM
On this day in 1951, Jaco Pastorius was born. We’re celebrating with this clip from his big band performance in Tokyo on September 1, 1982, which features Jaco and Toots Thielemans on Duke Ellington’s “Sophisticated Lady.” Happy birthday, Jaco. We miss you.
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Time to celebrate some popular new bass gear, AKA the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month. Here are your favorites for November 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender New Mod Shop Bass Colors Fender’s Mod Shop has expanded their option...
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Thursday November 30, 2017. 09:30 PM
Like much of his music, Italian bassist and composer Lorenzo Feliciati’s new album,, blends his loves of jazz and rock together in an amazing and eclectic way. However, the new release has a decidedly prog-rock flavor that evokes the likes of King Crimson and Allan...
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Sting recently released a new concert video called Live at the Olympia Paris, and it’s just more proof that he’s still on top of the game. Filmed in April 2017, the performance includes plenty from his latest release, 57th and 9th, but it also goes back to the hits. “Message...
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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds has released their third studio album, entitled Who Built the Moon? The release is anchored by two bassists: Samuel Dixon and Jason Falkner. Each lays down muscular, driving bass lines to make the rock album danceable. That makes sense...
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Neunaber Audio has introduced the Inspire Tri-Chorus Plus, a pedal that offers eight stereo chorus effects. Featuring true bypass and mono or stereo i/o, the pedal ranges from classic to modern sounds. “Some of Inspire’s effects are my take on the classic effects that come...
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Wednesday November 29, 2017. 09:30 PM
Q: I don’t know about you, but when I was a younger and less experienced player, I used to dread playing the faster, up-tempo passages or songs. But that all seemed to resolve itself with practice, and now as an older – hopefully wiser – player, I have come to realize what...
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Frescia Belmar paid tribute to Chilean songwriter Violeta Parra in October with this incredible solo version of the song “Gracias a la Vida”, which translates to “Thanks to Life.” Celebrating what would have been Parra’s 100th birthday, Belmar wrote, “Happy Bday Violeta!...
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Meet Guillaume Couture, a bassist from Canada who had the good fortune of growing up around a P-bass (his dad’s). Guillaume started experimenting with it, kicking off a 12-year (and counting) run on the bass. Guillaume is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight (you...
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Robert “Pops” Popwell, who played with The Young Rascals and The Crusaders, has passed away. He was 70 years old. Born in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1946, Popwell started his career in the ’60s. He quickly got work in the jazz and R&B worlds. In 1970 alone, he recorded with ...
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Tuesday November 28, 2017. 09:30 PM
KAE Systems has released the MIDI Ant, a compact MIDI foot controller designed for versatility. The pedal can activate any program or patch in any existing MIDI device in a chain of up to nine devices. Sporting a bright 3-digit LED display, it offers a fully customizable...
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It has been a while since we featured a video by the band known as Groove Spoon. This 2009 clip showcases the group in a performance of “Simple Step.” You’ll recognize some familiar faces here too – from the band Vulfpeck – including bassist Joe Dart, drummer Jack Stratton, a...
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Yes has released a new live album, Topographic Drama: Live Across America, taken from the legendary prog band’s U.S. tour in 2016 and 2017. The album title is a play on the songs from the tour which included their 1980 album Drama in its entirety plus the first and fourth...
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This week we’re checking out a hip Gretsch bass that had its start as a blues guitar. The Gretsch G6199 Billy-Bo Bass is a four-string version of the company’s recreation of Bo Diddley’s classic Jupiter Thunderbird guitar he designed in 1959. When he gifted it to Billy Gibbon...
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Monday November 27, 2017. 09:30 PM
Eastwood introduced ten new instruments to their Custom Shop this week including two basses and a double neck guitar/bass. As part of their custom shop, each model is released under a crowd-funding/pre-order campaign. The first new bass is the Eastwood EB-1, which of course...
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On this day 75 years ago, James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was born. And while we don’t usually put quite the spotlight on guitarists, Hendrix is a favorite around here. Here’s the Jimi Hendrix Experience performing “Hey Joe” during their landmark appearance at the 1967...
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Dan Auerbach has announced a 2018 tour in support of his new solo record, Waiting On A Song, and he’s put together a killer band for it. Picking from Nashville and Memphis musicians that helped create the album, the Black Keys guitarist/vocalist will be joined by Bobby Wood o...
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Sunday November 26, 2017. 09:30 PM
Keeley Electronics has expanded their pedal lineup with the Omni Reverb, which they describe as “a powerful two control Reverb that gives you all the classic sounds with set-and-forget Room, Spring, and Plate reverb effects.” The streamlined pedal has two knobs- Dwell and...
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We’re really digging Stuart Clayton’s “Bass Lick of the Week” series. Here’s episode #5, where Stuart shares a great rock bass line, which he plays on a Fender Jazz with an octave pedal and a pick. Stuart has the transcription available on his Bassline Publishing site. (To...
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Sting has released a new live video from a recent concert in Paris in a film called Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris. Taken from his performance in April 2017, the concert showcases the gamut of his career with tracks from his latest studio album, 57th & 9th, as well as hits ...
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