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Root & 5th Bass Lines

Root & 5th Bass Lines

Root & 5th Bass Lines I find it quite surprising that there is one thing that pretty much all pro bass players do so well, and it’s so apparent that somehow it gets overlooked?! Those learning to play bass or even in local bands and being “semi-pro” are somehow...
Bass Rhythm Comes First

Bass Rhythm Comes First

Bass Rhythm Comes First I just received an email from a fellow bassist. He’s not a beginner, he’s been playing for years. He says he can play solo bass, but struggling with the rhythm side of things. More specifically: how to come up with a rhythm on bass for a song?...
Beginner Bass – 5 Things You Need to Learn

Beginner Bass – 5 Things You Need to Learn

Beginner Bass – 5 Things You Need to Learn When you’re a beginner and looking for beginner bass things to do, it’s plain confusing getting directions on how and where to get started exactly. Especially if you’re a self-thought bassist, without close friends who...
Importance of Building a Repertoire on Bass

Importance of Building a Repertoire on Bass

Importance of Building a Repertoire on Bass We have an important topic to talk about – it concerns your future as a bass player. What I’ve noticed with many students is that too many people just don’t learn full songs. This means that you end up not having a...