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Beautiful Practice in Minor

Beautiful Practice in Minor Remember Beautiful Practice? I did this exercise in major and it made a favorites’ list on notreble. So I thought I bring it back, this time

Bay Area Peeps, Watch Ari Go Bananas!

Hi Bay Area Friends, I will be doing a rare in-person clinic with Q&A, book signing and wall chart signing at one of my favorite Bay Area Music Stores, Bananas at Large

Bass Player Magazine introduces the Wall Chart

Bass Player Magazine acknowledges the Music Theory for the Bass Player Wall Chart A super big thank you to Bass Player Magazine for acknowledging the wall chart! I always read that magazine cover

What is the list order of sharps in the key signature of Cb major?

My Beef… Many theory books teach the cycle of fifths without the crucial explanations of Why?, and then they list the “order of flats and sharps”, again without the Why?

How are Chromatic and Whole-tone Scales differing from major scales?

Got a request to answer how symmetric scales and major scales are differing Fun one, with sound samples! For bass players in particular, symmetric scales are awesome to play with! They

The One-Finger-Per-Fret-Controversy

One-finger-per-fret or not? Almost every week I get questions about the one-finger-per-fret system of fingering. Why am I using it and advocating for it in most playing situations? How can it

The Wall Chart and the Book: Interview with Bass Musician Magazine

Live Talk… In this half hour+ interview with Raul Amador of Bass Musician Magazine we talk about my book, Music Theory for the Bass Player how it is unique and how

Can you pull off Pull-off Pentatonics?

Pull-offs & hammer-ons are some of the coolest sounds on bass. Use them in a pentatonic context, though, and you may run into limitations… Watch Pull-off Pentatonics to break free!

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