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Two Marvelous Marleaux Details [Video]

The Amazing Marleaux Bridge and the Zero Fret It is no secret that I love my many beautiful Marleaux basses. I am blessed and truly lucky to have collected all

The Story of Skippy [and Last Chance to pre-order with Discounts]

Skippy MacBeat Whether you call him the “metrognome” (Steve Bailey), the “basscot” (Forrest from our Facebook group), channeling Pete Townsend as “Skippy MacPete”, or by his real name Skippy MacBeat,

Meet the Cover Girls!

There is a story to these two basses that grace the covers of my books.   Music Theory for the Bass Player Cover Girl It all started with being hired

More Chromatic Acrobatics [Video]

More Permutation Drills in Action? Chromatic Acrobatics 2!   You don’t have to have Chromatic Acrobatics 1 under your belt to tackle this one, but you surely want to have

A Beautiful Story

A Beautiful Story When I first launched my Indiegogo campaign for my second book “The Pattern System For The Bass Player”, it was greeted with a lot of eager backers.

Chromatic Acrobatics – Finger Twister Alert!

Chromaticism in grooves is permutation exercises in action! Check out the groove that started the Chromatic Acrobatics series for my Talking Technique column on notreble. Learn it using my step-by-step

The Flummoxing Phenomenon of Messing up in the Lesson or on Stage

When Performing doesn’t go as practiced… There is a reason. And a remedy! We likely have all been there… aced the tune in the practice room. Yet, when playing it

Skippy T-Shirt Poll – Please give us your Input!

Which Skippy should grace our T-Shirt? I’d like to tell you about the star of my new book “The Pattern System for The Bass Player – Sharpen Your Musical Mind

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