Music Theory for the Bass Player

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Check out Josh Cohen’s Tapping Practice Group

Tapping is just for solo bass… right? Absolutely not! While tapping is certainly an integral part of a solo bass performance, it is and can be so much more. And

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! Two Notes – Many Options (Video 5)

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! (Mini- Series Video 5) Two notes – many options! Swing feel math! It’s a bit like hitting the “quantize” button in your DAW: how shuffled do

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Make it Swing! [Video 4]

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: How to Make it Swing! [Video 4] WALKING BASS AND SWING It don’t mean a thing… if it ain’t got that swing! Learn how to use

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Phrasing is Everything! [Video 3 of 5]

Phrasing! What is Phrasing? It’s everything! This under-appreciated detail can make or break a groove. Rhythmic phrasing is a vital piece of phrasing. Are you conscious of your note lengths

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Syncopated Confusion! [Video 2 of 5]

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! (Video 2 of 5) This happened to me at a rehearsal once. We were all giving the sixteenth notes a slight shuffle but one of us

Easy Going Practice Group Sample

Practice Groups? How does this work? Maybe you have heard of our new teaching format: live on zoom ten weeks Practice Groups of various topics. We get it it’s a

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Shuffle v Straight! (Video 1 of 5)

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! But you’ll be ready if you watch my brand new Mini-Series on Rhythm. Five bite-sized, but info-packed videos that will take the mystery out of a

What is the Difference between a Triad and an Arpeggio

I love questions. They reflect the state of understanding of our course participants and students. And I love watching the answers come in on our Facebook Group when the question

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