Category Archives: video

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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YouTubeBass

Playing the bass by sliding the video’s timeline … a YouTubeBass is something that we don’t necessarily need, or what we have inpatiently been waiting for – but it’s a funny idea, anyhow. But don’t miss to watch Adam Ben … Continue reading

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Wobbling bass strings video

stunning bass-string shot from urbanscreen on Vimeo.This impressive video shows the vibration of the bass strings. Frequenzy of the bass strings and high shutter speed of the camera lead to this suprising string-wobble footage. You can see similar effects using … Continue reading

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The Art of Slap Bass

Bassist Djordje Stijepovic has recently launched a new double bass website: The Art of Slap Bass. This site features news, interviews, articles and a forum about slapping the bass. The interview #1 features French bassplayer Nicholas Dubouchet, who has published … Continue reading

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New verison: Band in a Box 2009 for Mac

PG Music has recently launched a major Update of the Band in a box music accompaignment software: version 2009 for Mac. Most impressive new feature is RealTracks: while older versions (version 12, released in 2004) have still used MIDI instruments, … Continue reading

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Bass abroad a plane – by Jay Leonhard

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YouTube auditions for Carnegie Hall concert

Do you dream of playing with a symphony at Carnegie Hall? YouTube invites you to audition: “Professionals and amateur musicians of all ages, locations and instruments are welcome to audition for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra by submitting a video performance … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding: new CD

Esperanza Spalding has just released her second CD: “Esperanza”. Soundclips and video footage are available at her (relaunched!) website. (The above video at YouTube shows her live performance at Copenhagen.)

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Bill Evans Trio: Autumn Leaves

This video of the Bill Evans Trio features  Eddie Gomez on bass. Nice: you can study Eddie’s right hand technique quite well on this clip.

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