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I look at Technique as simply the process of physically getting the music you are hearing through your hands onto the instrument. Looking at it this way it seems to me that you only need enough tec...
I used to think scales were the most important things to work on as far as music vocabulary was concerned, but the more I played and studied the more I realized that triads and arpeggios are the mo...
Knowing your different options on how to handle notes that cause tension against a chord sound can be a little tricky and confusing at first. The first important thing is to get to not being afraid...
As I have stated in past posts I look at music as a language like any other. What makes music unique is that it is a language that communicates feelings only. If I were asked what makes a good line...
Hello everybody, This post is about the importance of exercises in preparing your hands for difficult musical situations you will encounter when you play. I think the biggest challenge with exercis...
As with my last blog on Left Hand Positioning, the quality of your bass guitar playing in executing fast complex material will ultimately come down to efficiency of the way your right (plucking) ha...
The quality of your bass guitar playing in executing fast complex material will ultimately come down to efficiency of the way the hands work on the instrument. With the left hand, getting rid of al...
I think an very important aspect of practicing the bass guitar that is often overlooked is in the way you hold the instrument when you practice. Debates on exactly how high or low you should positi...
I look at music as a language and the notes as its alphabet and/or vocabulary. Scales are a way to organize this information so musicians can easily catalog and index the notes for their harmonic c...
As I have said in past blogs, the note job of a bass line in any style is to outline the chord sound using one note at a time. The best set of notes to use for this job are the note of the triad. I...
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