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We Got Forums!

We now have a great way to connect – Check out our new Ari’s Bass Blog Forums! Or, maybe we should call it Ari’s fretBOARDS?  What do you think? It

What is the “triangle” in Jazz?

Well, there is this triangle… There is a running gag between me and the singer/bandleader of a project I am in, Generation Esmeralda. Let’s just say that triangle is super

My take on Right Hand Technique [video]

Floating thumb? Three-finger Gary-Willis style? Raking? Pumping eighths? The right-hand does not only pose several opportunities for sound variations, but it is also crucial in relieving the left hand from

What are the characteristics of the Dorian Mode (with sample videos)?

Seems like Quora liked my answer on the phrygian characteristic last week, because I got similar request today, this time for: The characteristic of Dorian! Many of the answers recommended

What are the characteristics of Phrygian mode in music?(with sample videos)

Scroll down and click the Quora link to watch the videos: A Quoran requested my answer to the question: What are the characteristics of Phrygian? A few of the other

About the difference between major and minor scales

  11.07.2019   Ari   Quora Answers   3 Comments

A Quoran asked about the difference between major and minor scales… I tried to put myself into the shoes of someone who would ask this question below. In doing so

Revisiting New Year’s Resolutions!

It is a bit past the middle of the year. Revisiting New Year’s Resolutions is a great strategy to reinforce what’s working and tweak what is not If revisiting New

Things you never knew iRealPro can do! (Video Tutorial)

Practice tips galore in this iRealPro Tutorial From how to get started with the program, to downloading songs, to using its practice capabilities to the fullest. iRealPro is a great practice

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