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...
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