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Just some bass grooves…

  30.09.2015   Ari   Playing   No comments

    Having fun with just some bass grooves. Enjoy! Bass grooves anyone? Just me playing some bass grooves on a variety of Marleaux basses including a Soprano Bass…. Gerald

Tapping the Sixstring

  29.09.2015   Ari   Playing   1 Comment

Tapping a Marleaux Six Tapping in Frankfurt, Musikmesse 2015 Gregor Fries of Bass the World invited me to grab a Marleaux bass and do a little impromptu video at Frankfurter

Cycle Chord Progression – #5 of 5

Frequently used Cycle Chord Progression Some songs feature the entire diatonic cycle, but many feature just parts of it. In this video I explore a very common chord progression contained

Let’s go Jazzy with the Cycle! – #4 of 5

Autumn Leaves – Let’s go Jazzy with the Cycle This is Video 4 of my mini series about the Cycle of Fifths for the Bass Player. Great for practicing walking

The Cycle in Tunes – #3 of 5

The Cycle in Tunes My favorite reason for knowing the cycle is that it shows up in music everywhere, so if you recognize it (and its variations) you have a

The Cycle for Fretboard Fitness – #2 of 5

The Cycle for Fretboard Fitness In this segment I am exploring why the Cycle of Fifths is such a fantastic practice tool for fretboard fitness – mainly because it gets

The Cycle of Fifths for the Bassplayer – #1 of 5

The Cycle of Fifths for the Bass player – the Underappreciated Tool – #1 in a series of 5 You may know the Cycle of Fifths as a tool for

An All Female Jazz Camp – What Gives?

  12.09.2015   Ari   Interviews   No comments

An All Female Jazz Camp – What Gives? I wrote this article for Bass Musician Magazine in May 2015, in the wake of a great all female Jazz camp I

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