There are three areas to focus on if you want to be able to create bass lines and play in time.They are:Knowing the scales that will give you the note choices for your lines and fills (and then crafting those ...

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This quote sums up how I feel about learning the bass guitar:'When you first start to study a field, it seems like you have to memorize a zillion things. You don't. What you need is to identify the core principles ...

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These two lessons will teach you how to play ten bass lines in the following styles:PopPunk RockBluesSoulMotownCountryBossa NovaDiscoFunkReggaeAlong the way, you're going to learn a few key concepts that will help you become a better bass player; amongst them:Playing in ...

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If you're new to the bass guitar you need some direction. In all honesty, there are loads of things that you don't need to know now and a few things that are absolutely essential. This guide has no waffle and ...

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Not having a clear plan, not being consistent with your practice, and only playing what you know over and over again. These are three very common mistakes and this video lesson shows you how to combat them.For the practice checklist ...

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I've taught hundreds of students over the years. I noticed that most had a passion for the instrument and a general desire to be really good. The number of students who actually committed to a routine was surprisingly low. In ...

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Becoming good at anything requires time and effort and music is no different. What habits do the top musicians have that lead to their success? Here are four of the most important ones.   Practice Let’s start with the blindingly ...

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This is my first book with Fundamental Changes; a wonderful publishing company specialising in music tuition books on many instruments. Growing up playing a few different instruments, I was always more likely to play anything that sounded musical to my ...

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“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.”― David AllenEvernote is what I use to hold my musical ideas. The Information Age we live in bombards my poor bass player’s mind with too much stuff, so I need a ...

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1.Make A DecisionHave an idea about what you want to get out of learning a musical instrument. Do you want to play in bands, become a session player, record in the studio or just play for fun? This will open ...

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