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That Riff in Spain [Video]

Chick Corea’s Spain and the tough Riff… I collect challenging bass lines by way of asking for them in bass groups: What tune is technically hard for you? One that

Upper Structure Pentatonics: Thinking inside the Box (Talking Technique)

Scroll down to watch the video Thinking Inside the Box: Upper Structure Pentatonics If you have been following me for a while or if you have taken any of my

Sweet Emotion: Bass Intro (Talking Technique)

Sweet Emotion Bass Intro The iconic Aerosmith song “Sweet Emotion” boasts a killer bass line. And because the bass starts the song – you must do it convincingly straight from

Talking Technique: The Pinkie Workout (Video)

Grab your gear, we’re headed to the gym! This workout does your fretting fingers good. Especially the little one of the bunch… The Pinkie! We cannot address the fourth/fifth finger

This Talking Technique Hit Home: “Burps”

This particular Talking Technique Episode got a lot of views, thumbs up and shares. You can find three gems in it: phrasing straight versus “swung” – even if you just

Pesky Mordents for Finger Strength (Talking Tech)

I love borrowing from classical music for the electric bass – especially in the technique department! Classical music looks at hundreds of years of teaching and working out getting the

Efficient Practice Hacks – Creating Feedback Loops

I recently wrote on Feedback Loops, and I got a few questions on it. So I wanted to go a bit deeper on the topic, particularly, by giving you examples

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

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