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New Free Live Streams on our Facebook Group and on YouTube!

These free weekly streams are practice gold for your ears… They are free –  they are useful – and they are easy to join. Get Fearless Ears! If you are

That Riff in Spain [Video]

Chick Corea’s Spain and the tough Riff… I collect challenging bass lines by way of asking for them in bass groups: What tune is technically hard for you? One that

New Year – New Cohort!

New Year – New Cohort! Is Improving Your Bass Playing on Your To-do List for 2021? If you have dropped off online courses before, you may be an excellent candidate

Merry Christmas Everyone

Happy Holidays 2020! 2020 has been one. hard. year. So many people have been adversely affected. And while personally, I have been very blessed, many of my friends, colleagues and relatives

Chromatic Acrobatics (Practicing Technique? Learn a cool groove!)

Color “Outside the Lines” Using Chromatics! If you are looking to come up with some fresh ideas for grooves, try injecting some chromatics. “Chroma” is the Greek word for color.

How to Make it Swing in Five Minutes

Make Your Walking Bass Swing Notes, notes, notes…It’s all about ‘da notes, right? We dutifully study “roots and fifths”, using chord tones and approach notes and enclosures… and then cool

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

Check out my new Facebook Ad…. (we had some fun with that!)

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

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