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Ari is an experienced teacher who will guide you through the creativity of playing the bass guitar. Her book, Music Theory for the Bass Player, combined with her new online bass guitar course will get you improving your groove one fret at a time.

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Music Theory for the Bass Player
Why learn Intervals?
Ari | 29, August

Just got this question in from a course participant. I know it is on the mind of many players, so here is a blog post answer, basically to the question: What is the role of intervals? Or, as I hear these questions and similar ones sometimes: Why learn intervals? How do you understand the role of

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Talking Triads!
Ari | 29, August

Talking Triads I am very partial to practicing triads all over the fret board. They are a great technique workout and usually sound great. That is groove material right there. But how to best finger them and how to best play them in all positions of the fretboard? That is what this episode is about. And

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Beautiful Practice: Diatonic Triads in open position
Ari | 26, August

Diatonic triads in an open position through the Diatonic Cycle Who knew music theory exercises can sound so Bach-esque and pretty? In this episode of Talking Technique on notreble.com I explain: what diatonic means what diatonic triads are what I mean by “diatonic cycle” and then I demonstrate this in all areas of the bass according

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Persuasive Point For Good Bass Technique

November 30, 2015   7 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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Talking Triads!

August 29, 2016   No Comments

Talking Triads I am very partial to practicing triads all over the fret board. They are a great technique workout and usually sound great. That is groove material right there. But how to best finger them and how to best play them in all positions of the fretboard? That is what this episode is about. And

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