Okay, so let’s say you are learning a song. Here is the usual approach: You decide to figure out the right notes as a first step to learning the song.
I got this question twice last week: Ari, what do you think of squeeze balls and grip devices and other gadgets to strengthen my fingers? From my experience these items
I used to believe that peak creativity is just happening to us in rare, lucky moments and that the best we can do is pray to the muses. Over time
Working on Walking Bass? Creating an interesting walking bass line over changes is one part art, one part science (music theory) and a whole lot of feel . Well, how
Bach me up! Need Bach up? Alright, enough with the puns, let’s get to some serious shedding. Bassists have loved playing Bach’s music on the electric for eons – be
Eyes closed…. When I wrote this article for notreble about playing without looking at the fretboard, about the micro and macro ways of feeling the instrument and how that can help
How difficult is it to convert from fretted to fretless bass playing? While I don’t recommend to convert fully – both fretless and fretted have their uses – read in