Feb
25

Jaco Pastorius: “Continuum” Live

I came across this video of Jaco performing “Continuum” live at the 1979 Berlin Jazz Festival.  He uses a wireless system and walks around the auditorium while playing this classic composition from his debut album. If you’re new to […]

Nov
9

Robert DeLeo

Today’s Know Your Player is about bassist and songwriter Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots. Stone Temple Pilots were one of the most successful rock bands of the 90’s. Bassist Robert DeLeo is credited with much of […]

Jun
24

The Fab Faux: Abbey Road Medley

Bassist Will Lee founded a group called The Fab Faux.  They cover The Beatles songbook note for note.  There are many Beatles cover bands, but these guys dissect the tracks and recreate the songs exactly as recorded.  I keep coming back to their […]

May
26

“Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel

From the Vault.  Today’s Classic Bass Line is from “Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel.  This tune is from his highly successful album So.  Peter Gabriel’s website is here.  The highly talented and prolific bassist Tony Levin […]

Feb
25

Nine Inch Nails – Live

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails has been creating expansive and explosive music for a while now.  On his NINJA tour in 2009, his team videotaped many of the performances walking around onstage.  It’s interesting to watch the show from […]

Nov
11

Pino Palladino with NIN

Nine Inch Nails is on tour in support of their new record Hesitation Marks.  Bass legend Pino Palladino worked with Trent on a couple of songs on the record, and he is playing on the North American […]