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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Here's a challenging bass rhythm exercise for you.But first, let's make a few things clear: Your study of rhythm, groove, feel, and time will define how good you are as a bassist. A bass player who can play simple notes that sound ...

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There's no better way to practise bass than by throwing yourself in at the deep end. Short of getting up on stage with a band, a good backing track will get you into shape in no time. This lesson features ...

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I would say that in no particular order, timing, taste, tone, and technique are the most important elements of bass playing to master. Good bass players play with solid time-feel and sensitivity to the groove. These qualities are what people ...

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I'm a huge fan of anything that makes practice easier, more enjoyable and gives a huge return on a relatively low investment. This exercise is one that ticks all the boxes. If you want to improve on the following, then ...

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One of the big areas to grasp if you want to be a great bass player is your command of rhythm. Groove, feel, and timing are the elements that combine to make your playing sound in time and in the ...

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Locking your bass line to the kick drum is a really good way of getting your bass lines to groove and to make a song sound tight. This video lesson goes through three drumbeats and how you can approach making ...

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Playing bass in time with excellent feel should be one of your biggest musical goals. This video lesson goes through they key rhythms and time signatures you'll encounter as well as some steps to internalise and use these ideas. For ...

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Everyone wants to play fast right? Most students approach building speed the wrong way. This video lesson shows you a tried and tested process that you can use right now to build not only speed but also, strength, accuracy, and ...

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Groove is arguably the most important currency of the bassist and a solid understanding of rhythm is the way to cultivate it. Different styles of music call for different feels, but all are underpinned by the same rhythms. Reading music ...

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