Technique

Search Gear
 
January 27, 2015

For the past few years, I’ve been featuring examples of various bassists playing over the 12-bar blues form, but this month I wanted to shar...

January 13, 2015

Even after playing bass for decades, I still run across techniques that are new to me.

October 1, 2014

WHAT ARE THE OPTIMAL CONDITIONS FOR RECORDING A HIT JAZZ–POP crossover album?

September 10, 2014

I teach a lot.

August 13, 2014

“WE’D LIKE YOU TO MEET A FRIEND OF OURS WHO GOES BY THE NAME of Killer Joe.

July 23, 2014

if you don't take care of your hands, you may not be able to play at all.

July 22, 2014

IN MY LAST TWO WOODSHED COLUMNS, WE LOOKED AT TYPICAL LINES that a studio bassist should be able to sight-read.

April 18, 2011

“Windsor Mews” contains a technique you call “counter sliding harmonic chords.” Can you explain that concept?     This is something I have b...

December 1, 2010

I’VE NOTICED A BIG DIVIDE IN fingerstyle players’ right-hand technique.

February 1, 2010

UNLESS YOU’RE A SOLO BASSIST, YOU probably spend most of your time playing single-note lines. Sure, there’s the occasional delicious double-...

NEXT PAGE

Reader Poll

What's your take on keyboard bass?


See results without voting »