Good practice habits are the fastest way to improve your bass playing.This week's bass lesson focuses on three things you can do daily to master bass guitar.They're all skills that you can gradually incorporate into your routine: Play to a drum ...

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Rhythm is the life force of bass playing. If you play with good feel and solid timing, everyone in the band and audience will love your playing.Us bass players are mostly concerned with using simple basic rhythms.However, occasionally, you might want ...

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Hotel California by Eagles is an iconic bass line. Most of it is made up from the simplest of notes - a root, 5th, and octave. How can something so simple sound so good?? I think the answer lies, in ...

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To this day, my most popular video by far on YouTube is my Everybody Dance bass tutorial: Learn The Everybody Dance Bass Guitar Riff (Bernard Edwards – CHIC)The guy who played bass on that song is an all time great of ...

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My new book 100 Rock Grooves for Electric Bass is out now on PDF, paperback, and Kindle.Scroll down to find out more or buy now! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dan Hawkins - Bass Tuition (@onlinebasscourses) [tcb-script ...

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Plucking is an integral part of bass technique.Broadly speaking, most bass players use their index and middle fingers to pluck the strings one after the other.James Jamerson used 'The Hook' (one index finger all the time), and players like John ...

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A triad is formed when you take the first, third, and fifth notes of a scale. A triad is formed by playing the first, third, and fifth notes of a scale.It's that simple and yet so many bass lines are constructed ...

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Here are some ideas to help you improve your bass playing!Scroll down for a PDF copy of a Manifesto Of A Bass Player.Manifesto Of A Bass PlayerI will work on my techniqueI focus on tone, timing, taste - the three ...

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If your approach to music practice is serious then, in time, you'll become an amazing bass player.It's not even about practising hours and hours each day; it's about getting a few key areas right and developing the right mindset.This lesson ...

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This bass tutorial takes you through a sample 30 minute bass practice routine from my course From Beginner To Bassist.The course also contains a 5 and 60 minute version. The premise of this type of routine is to:Bring structure to your ...

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