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Tapping into Tapping (TT 13)
Ari | 21, May

Tapping into Tapping (TT 13) Talking Technique Episode 13 is up on No Treble. I have gotten quite a few inquiries about tapping, so here is a little introduction to this technique, paired with a few playing samples. Tapping is a really cool technique but it has to be used with taste. I play in a duo

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Q&A: Question about Intervals in Chords
Ari | 04, May

Check out Mervyn’s great question about intervals in chords and my response. Mervyn asked: I recently discovered your website and YouTube channel and I’m enjoying the content. I have a question about intervals. It appears when musicians talk about them they are referring to the root note of a chord as the starting point to determine

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Pedal to the metal
Pedal to the Metal (TT12)
Ari | 02, May

Put the Pedal to the Metal Looking for some ideas to shed technique metal-style? In this Talking Technique episode on notreble.com  I explore playing a minor pentatonic scale with the roots in between. That can start sounding pretty heavy! Let’s explore some variations and look at the technical challenges and how to address them. I also

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Persuasive Point For Good Bass Technique

November 30, 2015   6 Comments

In this blog post I will put a bit of attention on the importance of good overall bass technique when playing and tell you about an awesome experience I had a few months ago that plays right into healthy bass technique. Effective Bass Technique – My Take in a Nut Shell I believe effective right

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Pedal to the metal

Pedal to the Metal (TT12)

May 2, 2016   No Comments

Put the Pedal to the Metal Looking for some ideas to shed technique metal-style? In this Talking Technique episode on notreble.com  I explore playing a minor pentatonic scale with the roots in between. That can start sounding pretty heavy! Let’s explore some variations and look at the technical challenges and how to address them. I also

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20-Week Course: Music Theory Together!

April 8, 2016   46 Comments

20-week Course It’s coming…. due to popular request: Want some support as you go through my book “Music Theory for the Bass Player”?   In a recent survey I posted on my blog and on Facebook a lot of folks liked my idea of putting together a 20 week course to help them work through the book.