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Bass Bit 1: Free Lesson on Notes (BB#1)

Welcome to Bass Bit #1, with an Introduction and a Free Lesson on Notes! This one is quite a bit longer than most of the bits will be because I

Pentatonic Playground for Bass

My first course with the online powerhouse TrueFire is out for sale now at truefire.com: Pentatonic Playground for Bass I met the good folk with the TrueFire in their heart

“Bass Bits Videos” Starting October 30th

Counting down to the start date for the Bass Bits Videos! I am putting together a video series for you that presents the concepts from my book, Music Theory for

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

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