This is a fun thing you can improvise on bass as part of your practice session.You may even end up writing a cool piece of music you can take to your next band rehearsal.The idea is to take a simple ...

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In this bass guitar tutorial I'm going to take you through four famous songs and teach you how to make up your own fills and embellishments over them. This is great training for when you're playing in a covers band ...

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As I write this in the first week of 2024, I'm on a major quest to improve my bass playing. I think it's really important to define what good bass playing means to you and what kind of a bass ...

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Jon Howells is a drummer I've played bass with hundreds of times. He's a groove player with wonderful feel. I was lucky enough to get him to play one hundred drum loops for my book 100 Funk Bass Grooves For ...

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Learn how to create a really amazing bass line for yourself... In this bass tutorial, I'll take you step by step from simple root notes all the way to arpeggios and modes. You will end up using all these things ...

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I've got a really fun bass lesson for you this week.There's something so satisfying about recording a chord progression into a looper pedal and improvising over the top.So that's exactly what I'll teach you in this week's bass lesson. I ...

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Join me as I take you through a chord progression and teach you how to play simple but groovy bass lines. Then I'll explain how to build them up and embellish them whilst adding your own touches and bass fills. ...

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In this bass guitar tutorial, I'm going to show you everything you need to create an amazing bass solo over three chord progressions. One of the progressions is minor, and the other two are major, and Dorian (a really cool ...

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As a teacher - especially online - you don't always know what bass players want to learn. You can make a very good educated guess but sometimes you get a surprise. I recently produced a lesson on bass chords and ...

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When it comes to writing amazing bass lines you need to be aware of three things: Root notes Chord tones (arpeggios) Scale tones Combined with a groovy rhythm or two, that's how you'll construct fantastic bass lines. That is what ...

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