Why you should learn music theory…

After one year of solid writing (and thirty years of thinking about and studying and using this stuff!), my course Music Theory For Bass Players is now out.

In this lesson, I'm going to show you a few ways in which upping your music theory game can dramatically improve your bass playing as well as overall musicality.

Here's what we'll look at:

  1. Finding the key and what notes fit
  2. Improving your rhythm and groove (swing 1/16th demo)
  3. Gaining loads of confidence through knowledge
  4. Unlocking new styles (flamenco demo)
  5. New creative superpowers! (chord/scale relationships)
  6. Analysing Bass Lines (What's Going On - Marvin Gaye, played by James Jamerson)
  7. Using Music Theory To CREATE (playing different styles on bass)
  8. Tritone Substitution (a common jazz progression)

Music theory changed my life and I want that for you too. Check out Music Theory For Bass Players (scroll down and you'll see the entire content list of the course).

Music Theory For Bass Players

Check out the course here or buy it here but here's a brief rundown:

  • 74 value packed video lessons
  • 169 page PDF workbook with TAB/notation, exercises, fretboard and chord diagrams, and assignments
  • Over 100 backing tracks/drum beats/metronome exercises
  • Listening playlist

Learn practical music theory for bass with loads of examples in context.

This truly is thousands of dollars worth of lessons and materials for $200.

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