Got a request to answer how symmetric scales and major scales are differing Fun one, with sound samples! For bass players in particular, symmetric scales are awesome to play with! They
One-finger-per-fret or not? Almost every week I get questions about the one-finger-per-fret system of fingering. Why am I using it and advocating for it in most playing situations? How can it
Live Talk… In this half hour+ interview with Raul Amador of Bass Musician Magazine we talk about my book, Music Theory for the Bass Player how it is unique and how
Pull-offs & hammer-ons are some of the coolest sounds on bass. Use them in a pentatonic context, though, and you may run into limitations… Watch Pull-off Pentatonics to break free!
Technique! Ari’s Key Concepts of Bass Technique Conscious • Connected • Coordinated Minimize Movement Maximize Relaxation Breathe • Think ahead • Practice slowly with a click* Keep posture roughly the
This is a Diva by Marleaux. It has 26 “frets”. Or, rather, it would be more appropriate to say it doesn’t have 26 frets, since it is fret-less. You get
PORA Video (click image below) Dr. Randy Kertz invited me some time ago to contribute to his monthly blog on ISB. He was particularly interested in my PORA method: PORA stands
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