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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

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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

My Second Book is ready for Pre-orders: Please join our Indiegogo Campaign

Please celebrate with me as I am extremely excited to announce that my second book is ready for pre-order: The Pattern System for the Bass Player – Sharpen Your Musical

This Octave Riff is a Winner [Video]

Reposting this Octave riff because it generated lots of interest when it first came out. Many of my students went ahead and learned it- and then sent me their recordings!

Should I get a fretless? [Video]

Fretless Dreaming! [Video] When is the “right” time to add a Fretless? Asked & Answered Series Victor asks: I’m a beginner and have a medium scale four string fretted bass.

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