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Lee Hopkins:

Just letting you know my playing is coming on mainly due to your lessons. You are a brilliant musician and an excellent teacher.

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Cy O' Hara

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Eddie Brown

l have learned more since I received your book and the other lessons than I learned in twenty years of banging on the bass.

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It took me ages to get over my self doubt but I'm an over achiever so that's natural, your inspirational words encouraged me to not give up, thank you. I watch your videos regularly and they are always informative and add another piece to the jigsaw, so thank you.

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