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A COHORT. A CO-WHAT?

I get a lot of questions about our Cohort. What of all things is that? So let me take a minute to walk you through the answer. What is this

Rhythmic Relevations

Rhythmic Revelations When a student of one of our Cohorts has a question and something is not clicking I cannot let it be. For instance: Natalie from our Cohort posted

Two Marvelous Marleaux Details [Video]

The Amazing Marleaux Bridge and the Zero Fret It is no secret that I love my many beautiful Marleaux basses. I am blessed and truly lucky to have collected all

The Story of Skippy [and Last Chance to pre-order with Discounts]

Skippy MacBeat Whether you call him the “metrognome” (Steve Bailey), the “basscot” (Forrest from our Facebook group), channeling Pete Townsend as “Skippy MacPete”, or by his real name Skippy MacBeat,

Meet the Cover Girls!

There is a story to these two basses that grace the covers of my books.   Music Theory for the Bass Player Cover Girl It all started with being hired

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

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

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