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Sign up Now for the “2021 New Year’s Cohort” – [Early Bird Pricing]

A Cohort. A Co-what? Our famed course “Music Theory for the Bass Player” has a proven track record for getting results in these key areas (just a few examples): Creating

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Do you Have That Sinking Feeling That Your Bass Playing Lacks Foundation? Thanks to Stuart Hamm for showing me this great place to shoot a bass course ad of all

Pentatonic Box Shapes – Help Me Name These!

Recently David asked me in a LinkedIn comment: Hi Ari!! Your 5 pentatonic shapes lesson has had a major impact on my playing. Fills are easier, the fretboard makes more

Ari, I am cheating!

Ari, I am cheating! I am often amazed at what my students think constitutes “cheating” and hence dutifully try to avoid. Let’s clear up some misunderstandings: It will help you

Power up with Geddy Lee!

I got a kick out of this YouTube comment: “She even looks like Geddy!” Maybe you start looking like the master if you study his tunes long enough, so get

This really clicked for my student: Triads [Get your bass]

Note Naming Realization From my student Christine: The note naming exercise was amazing for triads, to figure out that A-C-E is always A-C-E even when it’s Ab-C-Eb or A-C#-E or

My Five Favorite Practicing Tools [quick read]

My Five Favorite Practicing Tools Practice Time! If you have been wanting to upgrade your practice sessions, here are five simple tools that will boost the effectiveness of your practice

Four Part Fugue with Stuart Hamm

 Four-voices Fugue on Basses What a pleasure to record this with not only one Stu Hamm, but two of him! What’s a fugue? It is a musical composition in which

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