Category Archives: Jazz

Jay Leonhardt Plays & Sings about the Bass

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Kristin Korb- “Nobody wants to sing the blues”

From another great female jazz bassist and vocalist:

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Young Jazz Talent: Esperanza Spalding

What a great young Jazz talent- Esperanza Spalding!  She is one of the youngest faculty at Berklee College of Music.  A fantastic vocalist and bassist.

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Baroque Jam

It’s obvious that there are connections between Baroque Music and Jazz.   Here’s one incredibly enjoyable YouTube clip that one could describe as solos over a set of changes (Salamone Rossi- Chaconne 17th C.)

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Closet Jazz Admirer

Okay, here’s a little confession: I really do happen to like Jazz- in particular some of later stuff in the Jazz Fusion era.  This is one tune I can’t seem to get out of my head.  What I like about … Continue reading

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Renaud Garcia Fons plays Berimbass

Great video… I love this trio and Renaud Garcia Fons is fantastic!

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Amazing Bass Solo by Stanley Clarke

Stanley Clarke having a great time on this bass solo… unbelievable playing!

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