Improvising on bass is so fun but how do you do it?? Get ready to pick up your bass and jam without thinking too much. What's required is a blend of knowledge involving theory, fretboard awareness, technique, and rhythm. The ...

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Power chords are commonly used by guitarists but players like John Entwistle and Lemmy used them to great effect in their playing (usually with loads of distortion).When researching the players to feature in my new book 100 Rock Grooves for Electric ...

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Here's an epic Royal Blood/Mike Kerr style bass line from my book 100 Rock Grooves for Electric Bass: Learn 100 Bass Guitar Riffs & Grooves in the Style of the Rock Legends.This lesson shows you how to play the riff ...

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Know the right notes to play and you can jam, improvise, compose bass lines, as well as figure them out by ear.You're about to learn how in this bass tutorial.Scroll down for the free notation/TAB and backing track.The following lessons ...

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If you don't know how to play a simple 12 Bar blues then make sure you learn that.It's really fun, plus it's an easy door into the wonderful world of improvisation.How To Play A 12 Bar Blues On The Bass ...

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What makes a great bass solo?This bass tutorial will show you a few things that will help you right away, including:Note SelectionPhrasingCall & responseLicksBeat placement & feelSequencing patternsMake sure to scroll down for the free backing track and the scale ...

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Years ago I went to a Chuck Rainey bass clinic at The Bass Centre in London. He said something along the lines of "there are only a handful of soul bass patterns you need to learn".He didn't elaborate and I ...

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This bass tutorial combines a very cool bass line and a blistering bass solo. What more could you want??Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix is one chord progression throughout with a chromatic bass line transporting you to each chord:C G/ D ...

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There's something about the chord progression in this bass tutorial that sounds...EPIC!I think it's the use of a particular mode - the Mixolydian - which gives it a triumphant, cool vibe. I'm about to show you what that funny-sounding scale is ...

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I make two free bass lessons every week. The idea is (I hope!) to inspire you to play and to help you improve as a bass player through gaining a deeper understanding of music.I also write books and premium courses that ...

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