if you don't take care of your hands, you may not be able to play at all.
IN MY LAST TWO WOODSHED COLUMNS, WE LOOKED AT TYPICAL LINES
that a studio bassist should be able to sight-read.
“Windsor Mews” contains a technique you call “counter sliding harmonic chords.” Can you explain that concept? This is something I have b...
I’VE NOTICED A BIG DIVIDE IN
fingerstyle players’ right-hand technique.
UNLESS YOU’RE A SOLO BASSIST, YOU probably spend most of your time playing single-note lines. Sure, there’s the occasional delicious double-...
Teaching beginners always forces me to confront my so-called comfort zone. It happens
to all of us: Once we feel like we’re beyond beginner...
IT WOULD SEEM THAT WITH JUST FIVE fingers and 4-6 strings (oh, alright, sometimes more), there’d be a relatively short list of potential rig...
THERE ARE A FEW REASONS LYRICAL SOLOING SEEMS
to come easier to horn players than bassists. First, by default,
horn players spend a lot of...
GETTING BETTER AT BASS INVOLVES DIGESTING HUGE AMOUNTS OF new information, but it’s just as important to unlearn the bad stuff. Most of us p...
Renowned for its Figuring and Tone, Honduran Mahogany from The Tree Has Inspired Luthiers for Decades
J.D. Simo: The Best Guitarist in Nashville?
Sixx:A.M. Reveal New Album Title, Track List, and Cover Art
Flashback Video: Pantera Cover Metallica Live in 1994 with Jason Newsted on Bass, Phil Anselmo on Guitar, and Dimebag on Vocals
Secrets of Shred with Sammy Boller: Combining Pentatonics with Tapping
Listen: Greylag Share "Another" From Their Upcoming Self-titled Debut
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