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Free Webinar on how to Teach Music Online

Music Teachers: How to Take Your Music Teaching Online Many of my musician friends and colleagues are in dire straights right now because of gig cancellations and school closures. I

Why I love Philly: Bass Boot Camp! (POSTPONED)

** Please note that Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp has been postponed and rescheduled for August 14 – 16! **   Four Reasons why I love Philly, where Bass BootCamp is

Are all Dominant Chords Seventh Chords?

Do dominants, secondary dominants, or tritone substitutions have to be seventh chords? You might think yes. But really, no…. This deserves further explanation which I provide in my response to

The Rainbow of Modes (Video, Student Feature)

Really hearing the modes It is quite fitting to use a song about the rainbow as a teaching tool for the (often dreaded but oh so beautiful!) modes… Watch my

Groove Creation Station – New Course!!

Fresh off the printing press… This course that Wolf and I created for Truefire is now available!           Probably one of the most frequent requests I

The point of DIMINISHING returns…

Is it true that when music calls for a diminished chord, it really means a diminished 7th? Ahh… the diminished chord. It does cause confusion. Because one needs to be

Powerful Practice Tip

Reframing your practice… Wolf Wein and Ariane Cap   A crucial aspect of learning is coming to the point (although it’s not actually a point, but rather a stage on

Alberti Bass for Finger Fitness and Theory Shedding [Video]

A common question I hear a lot has to do with practice routines: “What are some good exercises to improve my technique?” “What should my practice routine look like?” “How

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