Tag Archives: Youtube

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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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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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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How to Play Upright Bass: E Major Swing

“Learn how to play upright bass in E Major Swing in this free video clip. Get bass and music lessons from a professional musician.” Better not.

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Link tips

Double bass Luthier Georgio Pianzola from Switzerland has recetly relaunched his website www.kontrabass.ch. Toby Chennel has published a short video on making a cornerless double bass at Youtube; Matthew Tucker from Australia shows at Youtube his DIY-bending iron in action. … Continue reading

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