Category Archives: video

Ron Carter Trio at YouTube

Today, it’s bass legend Ron Carter’s 75th birthday. (sorry, I’ve got a wrong information …  his 75th birthday is on May, 4. … however, the concert video is worth watching:) YouTube: Ron Carter Trio at festival Jazz sous Les Pommiers … Continue reading

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At the bowmaker’s workshop

This video shows Jean-Jacques Augagneur from Lyon (France) making a violin bow. From wood selection, carving, hairing and final adjustments, Augagneur shows and explains all steps of bow making.

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Youtube tip: The Impossible Gentlemen

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YouTube tipp: Arthur Harper with Wes Montgomery

While watching some YouTube clips of one of the greatest guitarists ever – Wes Montgomery –  I became aware of the band’s bass player: Arthur Harper, unknown to me until watching this footage, taken at Wes’ concert tour in 1965 … Continue reading

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13 days in Paris

Minoru Kimoto of Yamamoto Strings (Tokyo, Japan) has send me a YouTube link of double bassist Yoshi Utumei, playing arco on Presto Jazzicato Tungsten strings. The Presto Jazzicato string has a steel core with black nylon wrapping. We (the Presto … Continue reading

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Theremin Walking Bass – Pamelia Kurstin

 Amazing! YouTube-Link

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A bassplayer’s nightmare … comes true.

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Youtube: James Jamerson

The late Motown bassplayer James Jamerson, mostly known for playing the Fender Precision bass guitar, was also a double bassist. In this video, his son talks about his bass playing and shows the double bass he played. 

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Melody Road

If I will ever visit Japan, I would like to drive on the Melody Road. (Click on Movie links …)

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A double bass repair in concert

This YouTube video shows a concert performance, featuring a double bass repair …

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