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Funny Video – All 88 piano keys on the bass (no treble!)!

Happy Birthday, Notreble! We are celebrating our favorite online bass magazine by taking the “notreble” idea all the way, asking the question: Can you play all the 88 notes of

I have a new Buddy…

Everyone – meet The BeatBuddy! Jessie of Singular Sound contacted me a while back asking me if I would take a look at their BeatBuddy Pedal. I only promote what

What are other names for I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII chords in music?

When I hear a great song I feel compelled to “decode” it What makes it sound cool? What’s up with these chords and why are other names for chords interesting? What

We Got Forums!

We now have a great way to connect – Check out our new Ari’s Bass Blog Forums! Or, maybe we should call it Ari’s fretBOARDS?  What do you think? It

My take on Right Hand Technique [video]

Floating thumb? Three-finger Gary-Willis style? Raking? Pumping eighths? The right-hand does not only pose several opportunities for sound variations, but it is also crucial in relieving the left hand from

What are the characteristics of the Dorian Mode (with sample videos)?

Seems like Quora liked my answer on the phrygian characteristic last week, because I got similar request today, this time for: The characteristic of Dorian! Many of the answers recommended

What are the characteristics of Phrygian mode in music?(with sample videos)

Scroll down and click the Quora link to watch the videos: A Quoran requested my answer to the question: What are the characteristics of Phrygian? A few of the other

Things you never knew iRealPro can do! (Video Tutorial)

Practice tips galore in this iRealPro Tutorial From how to get started with the program, to downloading songs, to using its practice capabilities to the fullest. iRealPro is a great practice

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