Month: April 2018

Home / Archive for April, 2018

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: First Inversion

Last week’s blog post talked about interval inversions. But not only can intervals be inverted – chords also can! How? The same way – just take the lowest note and

In the News (and at The Empress)

Collaborating! One of the most rewarding activities as a musician – is collaborating! Creating, together, something from nothing, sharing a vision, doing the work, the practicing, the promoting, the charts,

Turned Around on Inversions?

Inversions often cause some confusion, so here is a breakdown. Several music theory items can be inverted. Let’s start here with… Interval Inversions Intervals can ascend or descend. If you

Thunderstruck: Shedding a song Talking-Technique Style

Thunderstruck Technique! Sure, learning songs is very important; at the same time, I am a big proponent of technique drills on the bass. But why not combine both worlds for

Stop! Don’t Practice a Mistake…

The hardest thing to do when practicing can often be – to STOP. Stop, and then evaluate. Somehow we tend to have it in our minds that practicing only counts

Pin It on Pinterest