​​​​Learn Basslines

Probably my favourite way to learn the bass guitar. You'll learn so much by playing basslines and it's fun, isn't it? Here are a load of basslines to learn. In these lessons, I'll show you how patterns, theory, fretboard knowledge, and all that other good stuff relates.

Learn How To Improvise SLAP BASS

Learn How To Improvise SLAP BASS

When improvising any style of music there are a few main things that need to work together:TechniqueKnowledge of fretboard/scalesGroove/timing/feel/sense of rhythmAudiation (hearing something and then being able to play that on the bass)Watch this video for more tips and lessons on how to develop and use these key areas.  Slap Bass TechniqueIf you’re new to

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How To Write Melodic Bass Lines (CHORDS + BASS SOLO)

How To Write Melodic Bass Lines (CHORDS + BASS SOLO)

There are loads of great videos on YouTube showing players looping chords whilst soloing over the top or, indeed, writing full compositions over the progressions. This video lesson teaches you what you need to know to do the same. Related LessonsChord progressions lie at the foundation of this style of playing. Simply put, you need

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Learn This Jimi Hendrix-Style BASS Line

Learn This Jimi Hendrix-Style BASS Line

This lesson is a little bit of fun that you can use to create your own bass lines, fills and solos. Jimi Hendrix was famous for many things but there’s one twiddly (for lack of a better word) lick he plays a lot. It involves hammer-ons, pull-offs, and the minor pentatonic scale. You can hear

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Tapped & Artificial HARMONICS On Bass Guitar (With Chord Progression)

Tapped & Artificial HARMONICS On Bass Guitar (With Chord Progression)

I love harmonics on bass guitar; ever since hearing Jaco’s Portrait Of Tracy I was utterly hooked. Victor Wooten really took up the baton and elevated what’s possible and Michael Manring is also a master. I recommend you give those guys a listen but also learn the basics so you can decide how you want to use them in your

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How To Play Bossa Nova Bass Chords

How To Play Bossa Nova Bass Chords

Bossa nova is a style of Brazilian music found a lot in jazz. In bass playing, it is characterised by root-fifth movement. In this video lesson, I show you how to make up some beautiful sounding chord progressions and play them with fingerstyle technique. Chords aren’t that common when you play bass in bands or

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100 Funk Bass Grooves For Electric Bass

100 Funk Bass Grooves For Electric Bass

100 Funk Bass Grooves For Electric bass is my new book from Fundamental Changes. The book is my love letter to funk bass, one of the most amazing styles out there for us bass players! Here’s my short video promo. Scroll down for video examples and a free sample. The book is in the style of

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