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...
Even after playing bass for decades, I still run across techniques that are new to me.
WHAT ARE THE OPTIMAL CONDITIONS FOR RECORDING A HIT JAZZ–POP crossover album?
I teach a lot.
“WE’D LIKE YOU TO MEET A FRIEND OF OURS WHO GOES BY THE NAME of Killer Joe.
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-...
Copyright ©2015 by NewBay Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 28 East 28th Street, 12th floor, New York, NY 10016 T (212) 378-0400 F (212) 378-0470