All accomplished players know their way around the instrument.
If your hands obey the commands your brain sends then you have good technique and you'll be able to play the things you want to with ease. The trouble is, often your hands will fail you and coordination and timing will be off.
Work on technique and the bass will become putty in your hands. These lessons will help you express yourself fully.
Les Claypool: Primus-Style Slap Bass Line
Les Claypool is a master of the quirky, unusual bass groove. This video lesson is inspired by Primus and is from my upcoming book 100 Funk Bass Grooves. Check out another example here: Victor Wooten Style Advanced Slap Bass Line Related Funk Bass LessonsFunk Bass Disco Octaves! The Funkiest 4 Notes Of All Time: Bass Guitar Lesson Best Ever
Victor Wooten Style Advanced Slap Bass Line
This lesson is a Victor Wooten-inspired slap funk bass line. It’s an example from my upcoming book 100 Funk Bass Grooves. Check out the video lesson below for a step by step guide to this tricky bass line. Related Funk Bass LessonsFunk Bass Disco Octaves! Best Ever Funk Bassline! Glide Tutorial TAB & Notation How To Write
Develop Consistent Slap Bass Technique
This lesson came from a subscriber who was having problems with his index finger not getting to the D string in time to pop the note. The video goes through various strategies to make your slap bass technique consistent so you can stay in the groove and come up with great lines. There are a few
Bobby Vega – Pick Techniques
Bobby Vega is one of the funkiest human beings alive. His pick technique, groove, and basslines are all beautiful. Learn how to use some of his techniques in your own playing with this video lesson. Now listen to the master. Marvel at how he makes this flow without missing a beat. To do this, you
Bernard Edwards CHUCKING Bass Guitar Technique
Fingerstyle, slap, and plectrum are the most common bass guitar techniques. There are loads of other though and perhaps the most remarkable is Bernard Edwards’ ‘chucking’ technique. It involves using your fingers like a plectrum and it creates impossibly funky lines.DownloadBernard Edwards Chucking – Drums and ExercisesThis video shows one of the best basslines to
FREE Bass Book Scales, Modes, Triads, Chords, Arpeggios, Harmonics, Intervals, Exercises, Practice
This video lesson goes through what you get in my free ebook and how you can use the info in your playing and practice. This book contains things that you can use over and over again so download it here and get learning! Contents For more bass guitar lessons on groove, technique, fretboard knowledge, theory, songs,