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Keeping Time: Metronome Practice

Keeping Time: Metronome Practice

Keeping Time: Metronome Practice Being able to keep steady time is one of the most important aspects of becoming a good bass player. I know that a lot of musicians, especially when they’re just starting out like to outsource this duty to someone else. I’ve witnessed...
Beginner Bass: Whole Notes Country

Beginner Bass: Whole Notes Country

Beginner Bass: Whole Notes Country There’s a thing when you’re just starting out on bass: it’s so easy to get distracted. You really got to have a well-structured program to follow. That is if you want to make somewhat quick progress and get to the level where you can...
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...
Straight Eighths Rock with a Pick

Straight Eighths Rock with a Pick

Straight Eighths Rock with a Pick Sometimes it’s just so easy to lose focus from what matters when it comes to playing bass. In this lesson we’re going to take a step back into reality and work on what you’ll spend most of time playing with any rock band.  In this...
Simple Blues Bass Lick That You Can Re-use

Simple Blues Bass Lick That You Can Re-use

Simple Blues Bass Lick That You Can Re-use   In this lesson, you’re going to learn a neat blues bass lick that you can re-use – I call it the Texas Bluff. This lick is great for beginner bass players, just throw it into your blues vocabulary. You can...
Easy Blues Bass Riff That Works Every Time

Easy Blues Bass Riff That Works Every Time

Easy Blues Bass Riff That Works Every Time When it comes down to getting into styles you never played before, like playing blues bass, the transition can feel truly intimidating. For starters, you’ve never done it before so it’s kinda confusing where to start.  ...