In this lesson, I'll show you how to play Talkin' Loud And Saying Nothin' by James Brown, played by a young and incredibly funky Bootsy Collins.Scroll down for the free drumbeat for this lesson.You will learn the technique to play ...

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Want to be able to play bass like Bernard Edwards? I don't blame you. He's without doubt one of the greatest and most influential bass player of all time.In this bass tutorial, I'll show you:Bernard's gear and how to get ...

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You've heard this guy's basslines many, many times in your life even if you don't know it. A quick scan of his credits reveals involvement with some of the most famous songs throughout the decades. Songs including, Footloose (Kenny Loggins), ...

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Chris Chaney is a rarity when it comes to bass players. He is both a first call LA session player as well as an established member of a genuine mega rock band: Jane's Addiction. He cut his teeth in Alanis ...

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Why is funk bass so popular? If you want a challenge as a bass player, learn to play funk bass lines. They sound cool, of course, but they are also a great way to:work on your timing, feel and groovelearn ...

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Remember the song from that first Men In Black film? Well, the funky bass line was sampled from the Patrice Rushen song Forget Me Nots. It's one of the most memorable bass lines of all time and I'm going to ...

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A question I get all the time is "what's the best way to learn the bass guitar"?In my opinion, the best way to learn is to play your favourite bass lines and songs; preferably working them out by ear. The ...

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Drummers and bass players have long since waged a war of jokes against each other.​ © Phil Selby 2007Whilst some of these are undoubtedly funny, we need each other!Some of the greatest music ever has been created from the foundations of ...

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Born in 1956, Jimmy Johnson was surrounded by music from an early age; his father a professional bass player with the Minnesota Orchestra and his mother a piano teacher. He is an important figure in the history of the instrument ...

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BIOJon Entwistle was known as 'The Ox' or 'Thunderfingers' and was most famous for being the bass player in The Who. He had formal music training evident in his huge technical and musical ability on the bass. Born in West ...

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