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Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Make it Swing! [Video 4]

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: How to Make it Swing! [Video 4] WALKING BASS AND SWING It don’t mean a thing… if it ain’t got that swing! Learn how to use

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Phrasing is Everything! [Video 3 of 5]

Phrasing! What is Phrasing? It’s everything! This under-appreciated detail can make or break a groove. Rhythmic phrasing is a vital piece of phrasing. Are you conscious of your note lengths

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Syncopated Confusion! [Video 2 of 5]

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! (Video 2 of 5) This happened to me at a rehearsal once. We were all giving the sixteenth notes a slight shuffle but one of us

Easy Going Practice Group Sample

  6.08.2021   Ari   Offers, Practice Groups   2 Comments

Practice Groups? How does this work? Maybe you have heard of our new teaching format: live on zoom ten weeks Practice Groups of various topics. We get it it’s a

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Shuffle v Straight! (Video 1 of 5)

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! But you’ll be ready if you watch my brand new Mini-Series on Rhythm. Five bite-sized, but info-packed videos that will take the mystery out of a

How do I know which Book I need?

Which Book to get? Are they the same? A reader asked: I am looking at getting your new Pattern System book on Amazon. Would I also want to get the

What is the Difference between a Triad and an Arpeggio

  17.06.2021   Ari   Learn, Theory and Improv   2 Comments

I love questions. They reflect the state of understanding of our course participants and students. And I love watching the answers come in on our Facebook Group when the question

The New Book is up on Amazon!

Now Available on Amazon! Four years to write and 20 years in the making, my new Pattern System for the Bass Player – Sharpen Your Musical Mind through Fretboard Proficiency,

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