Play RnB, Soul & Motown bass like your favourite players!

If you like RnB, soul, Motown, and blues bass then you'll love this course. Don't just take my word for it: here's a sample lesson.

Learn the style, techniques, theory, and tones of the old school legends

By the end of this course, you will be playing bass with amazing tone, timing, technique, and taste.

RnB, Soul & Motown bass focuses on the key aspects of playing bass:

  1. Impeccable tone
  2. Rock solid timing
  3. Legendary bass lines (in the style of your favourite players)
  4. Patterns you can use over and over

Put simply, if you know how to play these styles, you can seamlessly move to rock, funk, pop, blues, and other genres. 

Each lesson is packed with valuable information that's clearly explained. You can use this stuff immediately in all genres.

There are 40 bass line lessons just like this one. Scroll down to see the whole list plus all the bonuses and extra content you get.

Pay ONCE, play bass for life

This is a one-off payment. 

Take your time without having to rush through the course before you get charged yet another subscription fee.

When you buy the course you get:

  • Lifetime membership
  • 24/7 access to your lessons
  • 40 RnB, Soul & Motown bass grooves in the style of the greats
  • Backing tracks for some grooves
  • 57 lessons including bonus content
  • PDF Workbook
  • Notation + TAB
  • Email Dan a question
  • Extremely clear, concise lessons with tangible goals and areas for you to practice

Soul Bass is amazing!

Learn 40 bass lines whilst working on technique, theory, and groove 

I'm going to cut to the chase and show you exactly what you'll get in this value-packed soul bass video course. However, if you're ready to groove, click the button below.

You get lifetime access to the entire course for a single one-off payment. No yearly subscription fees!

P.S. You also get to email me any questions you have - I'll answer them personally.

Lifetime access

RnB, Soul & Motown Bass comes with lifetime access to all videos and materials, plus you’ll be covered by my 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

This course is suitable for beginners to intermediates and above

The course is split into five parts (more below) covering the bass lines, style, tone, technique, and theory. 

Included is a PDF with all of the bass lines plus fretboard diagrams of the modes, scales, and arpeggios covered. 

Soul bass is not that difficult to play. This course will have you playing amazing bass lines in no time at all. You're also going to learn patterns that you can use in many other bass styles.

Here's what you'll learn in RnB, Soul & Motown Bass

Each groove is taught individually with constant reference to technique, style, and theory you can actually use.

  • Introduction
  • Course Introduction + COURSE MATERIALS (PDF & Backing Tracks)
  • Intervals & Fretboard Diagrams Explained
  • The Magic Of Bass Guitar Patterns
  • Soul, RnB & Motown Mega Playlist
  • RnB, Soul & Motown Bass Grooves
  • Groove 1- Lloyd Trotman – Triads & The Blues
  • Groove 2- Lloyd Trotman – Major 6th Pattern
  • Groove 3- Bernard Odum – Root – 5 – b7 Pattern
  • Groove 4- Bernard Odum – Dominant 7ths
  • Groove 5- Lewie Steinberg – Minor Blues Pattern #1
  • Groove 6- Lewie Steinberg – Minor Blues Pattern #2
  • Groove 7- Lewie Steinberg – Root – 5 – Major 6th Pattern #1
  • Groove 8- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn – Root – 5 – Major 6th Pattern #2
  • Groove 9- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn – Major Pentatonic Scale
  • Groove 10- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn – Major Blues Scale
  • Groove 11- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn – The Mixolydian Mode
  • Groove 12- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn – Minor/Major 3rd Pattern
  • Groove 13- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn – Chromatic Walk Up (& Down)
  • Groove 14- Tommy Cogbill – Rhythm
  • Groove 15- Tommy Cogbill – Major Pentatonic
  • Groove 16- James Jamerson – Total Freedom
  • Groove 17- James Jamerson – 5ths
  • Groove 18- James Jamerson – Syncopation
  • Groove 19- James Jamerson – Swing Feel
  • Groove 20- James Jamerson – Pattern Playing
  • Groove 21- Bob Babbitt – Minor Pentatonic
  • Groove 22- Wilton Felder – West Coast Motown
  • Groove 23- Scott Edwards – Major Pentatonic Moveable Shapes
  • Groove 24- Scott Edwards – Chromatic Passing Tones
  • Groove 25- Ronnie Baker – Fills & Flourishes
  • Groove 26- Ronnie Baker – Articulations
  • Groove 27- Jimmie Williams – Slides & Hammer-Ons
  • Groove 28- David Hood – The Hook
  • Groove 29- David Hood – Chord Tones
  • Groove 30- Jerry Jemmott – Approach Tones
  • Groove 31- Jerry Jemmott – Chromatic Approach Tones
  • Groove 32- Jerry Jemmott – Chord Tones
  • Groove 34- Louis Satterfield – Root – 5 – 6
  • Groove 35- Louis Satterfield – Pentatonic
  • Groove 36- Willie Weeks – Bass Solo Pt1
  • Groove 37- Willie Weeks – Bass Solo Pt2
  • Groove 38- Willie Weeks – Bass Solo Pt3
  • Groove 39- Willie Weeks – Bass Solo Pt4
  • Groove 40- Willie Weeks – Bass Solo Pt5
  • Groove 40 – Willie Weeks Style Bass Solo – All Lines Together
  • Improvising Soul, RnB & Motown Bass Lines 
  • Improvising Part ONE
  • Improvising Part ONE
  • Soul, RnB & Motown Bass Guitar Gear
  • Soul, RnB & Motown Bass Guitar Gear
  • Bonus: Getting Different Tones From A Fender Jazz Bass
  • Bonus: Getting Different Tones From A Fender Precision Bass
  • Bonus: How To Get A Soul/Motown/RnB Bass Guitar Tone
  • Bonus Lessons!
  • How Soul Bass Teaches You TONE, FEEL & COOL PATTERNS!
  • Memphis Soul Stew Bass Lesson (Funky/Soul Bass: Patterns, Technique, Tone & FEEL)
  • SOUL Bass Guitar - Play Like Duck Dunn!
  • Awesome SOUL Bass Line! Learn I'll Take You There (The Staple Singers)
  • 9 Rhythm and Blues/Soul Bass Patterns//Easily Create Bass Lines!
  • 7 Metronome Exercises For Bass Guitar To Work On Your Timing And Groove

I want you to understand what you're playing and be able to create your own lines and fills.

That's why I take time to explain each new concept and give you ideas on how you can use it. Yes, I show you exactly how to play each groove, but I also show you how to make up your own soul bass lines.

Play soul bass and you can play anything

RnB, Soul & Motown bass lines are the prototype styles for rock and pop bass playing, especially. Learn these bass lines and you'll equip yourself to become an excellent all round bass player who can play multiple styles authentically with great tone, and timing.

You can use the ideas from this course in other areas of your playing - The lessons in this course will teach you how to develop a great sense of timing and rhythm and how to use theory concepts to make actual music. Those profound insights are transferrable to all aspects of bass playing.

Course Format & Materials

I teach the techniques and fingerings for every groove before breaking it down to give you loads if useful information. Ideas like how to use scales and modes, developing rhythm and groove, and memorising patterns are explained very clearly and with no waffle.

Workbook (TAB/notation)

The accompanying workbook contains the TAB/notation for each groove as well as teaching and handy diagrams.


Soul bass is all about incredible patterns. These make bass playing so much easier as you learn a handful that you can use in hundreds of songs..

Who is this course for?

Let's check to see if you're a good fit for this course.

  • You love RnB, Soul & Motown music and want to be able to play like your favourite players.
  • You're serious about improving your technique and learning the shapes and patterns that will help your bass playing.
  • You're interested in being able to make up your own soul bass lines and apply theory to actual musical situations

Are you ready to lay down the groove?

Incredible value for bass students

If I taught you these lessons one on one, the price would be MANY times over $70. I want to make this course affordable.

When you join RnB, Soul & Motown Bass you get access for life.

  • Immediate access to stream all videos
  • Workbook with TAB/Notation
  • Fretboard diagrams  to aid memorising all the scales, modes, and arpeggios.

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I want to make this course affordable for as many people as possible so I'm offering it at a 'no-brainer' price. Once you buy the course, you will be sent login details via email and you can start straight away.

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Creator of the RnB, Soul & Motown Bass course

About Dan

Dan has been a full time professional bass player for nearly 20 years, playing every gig you can imagine from small pubs, to arenas with big artists.

Alongside his busy remote recording schedule, he runs as well as a rapidly growing YouTube channel. 

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I offer a 30 day money back guarantee. If you really and truly feel that you didn't get anything at all from the course then I'll simply refund you.

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