Walking Bass Lines

double bass teacher

When I was a young player, I was hungry to play jazz, and in particular walking bass lines. It took me a long time to find someone who was able to explain to me, from a technical standpoint, how you created the sound of “jazz licks,” and how you improvised …

Shifting on Bass

How to practice shifting on electric bass. Shifting is critically important, but it’s often something that gets overlooked by beginners. For years, …

Doubling Your Speed!

Scott Devine has about a thousand great video lessons for bass players on YouTube, and they’re so good, I thought I’d pass …

Come On, Come Over Lesson

A quick lesson on how to play the chorus groove from Jaco Pastorius’ “Come On, Come Over.” This is a tough one. …

Fender Bass Teacher 6

Triads in Every Key

Here are some online flashcards I created to help you memorize the triads in every major scale. I’m assuming of course that …