Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Sequencing Exercise


This is a helpful exercise by Adam Nitti.

This is better than practicing major scale up and down the frets.

Happy practicing!

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

In-ear Monitors


In-ear monitors are getting quite common in the band.

Check out this simple video that shares when we need it.

There are digital ones in the market now.

Have fun!

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Dave Larue Slap Bass Example


Check out a sample from Dave Larue's DVD.

A nice "click" sound to give that snare drum feel.

Add that Pentatonic scale in and you got it!

Have fun.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

One Chord Walking Bass


This lesson by Jim is worth watching. I benefited from it.

Your walking bass will surely improve.

Give it a try.


Saturday, August 06, 2016

Malaman's Improvisation


In this video, Federico Malaman improvised over C D Em9 chords.


Simply amazing!


Friday, July 01, 2016

Capo on Bass


Capo is a good friend of guitarists but can we bass players use it?

Check out this video by Adam Neely.


Have fun with the cool tips.


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Don't Overplay - Worship Band Workshop


This is a good demo in a Worship band setting about over playing.

Less is more!


Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Cool Young Female Bass Players


Like to introduce three young cool female bass players.


Mohini Dey from India (Mumbai) influenced by dad (Sujoy Dey) who plays the bass. She started learning bass at a young age of 3 and by 10 she is already doing concerts and recordings.


Tal Wilkenfeld from Australia was voted "The Year's Most Exciting New Player" in a Bass Player Magazine in 2008. She supported musicians such as Jeff Beck, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and others.


 Alissia Benveniste born in Geneva is "funk newcomer with some serious skills and impressive co-signs", according to Huffing Post. Check out her "Let it Out" Live at Berklee College of Music.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Man in the Mirror


A nice bass cover by Andres Rotmistrovsky.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Slap Bass Secret #1 - Miki Santamaria


I believe you will benefit from this Slap Bass Secret by Miki Santamaria.

Nice tone too.


Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Bebop Lessons


Check out this lesson by Tony Grey on Bebop.

Have fun!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Funkulator Slap Bass Tone Shaper


Just received this Funkulator Slap Bass Tone Shaper from a friend.

A good tool to get if you want to achieve a crunchy slap tone.

Have fun!

Friday, March 04, 2016

Bass Soloing


Check out this video by Bugra on soloing and his choice of strings.

I use D'addario strings too.

Music is a language.

Hope you learn something.


Thursday, February 11, 2016

My First Bass Video


Even though this is a starter series but there are some advance concept in this video.

It is available in DVD as well.

I was surprised I still have the VHS.


Friday, February 05, 2016

Bb7 Blues Walking Bass Line


Another great lesson by Jeff Berlin on walking Blues bass line.

Have fun.


Monday, January 04, 2016

Slap Bass - Think like a drummer


Happy New Year.

Some of us are familiar with the para diddle drum pattern.

A few bassists have utilize it onto the bass and in this video Stu Hamm demonstrated how it works.

Have some Funk!