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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 …

The Major Scale Continued

In the following lesson we are going to learn to spell all of the major scales. Before we go into the details, …

Beethoven's 9th

The Major Scale Completed

Now let’s finalize our study of the major scale. After we’re done with this lesson, we will be able to use the …

How to Play the Bass

  ow do you become a great bass player? How do you know what notes to play, how to articulate rhythms, how …