Vulfpeck's bassist Joe Dart is one of the most famous bass players around today.He has the full range of bass techniques including:fast fingerstyleghost notesslidesbendshammer-onspull-offsmutingHis note lengths, touch, and timing are sublime as are the lines he creates.Lost My Treble Long ...

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Whether you want to get your basic fingerstyle together, master slap technique, or play chords on bass, there is a process to learning technique.Without it, it's easy to get lost and end up never improving. This leads to frustration and ...

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Perhaps it's because I'm a simple man but the pentatonic scale is my favourite.As a professional bass player, I've probably earned the most money from playing this humble scale!In this bass tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create ...

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You've got your basic fingerstyle and maybe even some slap technique down. But where do you go from there if you want to adance your technique, get creative, and open up your capabilities on bass? You listen to the greats ...

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Funk bass is all about precise playing and expressive techniques. In this lesson, I'll teach you a cool groove and how to embellish it using: Funk fingerstyle Fast hand shifting Hammer-ons Pull-offs. The 'shake' Slides Ghost Notes The groove from ...

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One of the greatest bass solos of all time was played by James Brown's bassist Jimmy Lee Moore. It's incredible in its simplicity, tone, note choice, and in the way Moore articulates the notes.In fact, those expressive techniques are one ...

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(Notes that sound good) + (head-bobbing-inducing rhythms) = an amazing bass line.I just made that up but it is the essence of what makes a world class bass line. Within that idea lies a few essentials that you need to ...

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This is a bass guitar technique exercise from my first ever book: Creative Bass Technique Exercises. I wrote that book to give bassists a bunch of stuff to work on that actually sounds really good whilst also working on aspects of ...

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Firstly, apologies to you lefties out there. It's not fair to call it 'right hand technique' when you use your left hand. Forgive me!Most of us bass players refer to right hand bass technique to describe the many different ways ...

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Even something that looks and sounds impossible to play is well within your grasp.That's if you know how to tackle it. How do you approach something like this exercise? It's do with knowing the rhythms, how to count and subdivide ...

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