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Court of Opinion: If we were to expand out Woodshed section, what would you want to see?

If we were to expand our Woodshed section, what would you want to see?
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Lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players in each issue, and lessons for 6-stringers.
—Thomas Gahagan

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Transcriptions that range from moderate to difficult.
—Eugene Wang

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A section on how to structure practice.
—Tony Bullocks

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Pick playing for fingerstyle players.
—Steve Wood

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More exploration of grooves from around the world—I love learning them and seeing where I can use them.
—Steven Iarusci

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Gospel and R&B transcriptions, more articles on structuring practice, and stuff that’s vital to taking one to the next level, such as how to prepare for and obtain gigs.
—Thomas Nolan Riley

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It would be nice to see some lessons on other genres, especially on metal, and not just heavy metal—how about death, thrash, doom, and black?
—Agustin Lozoya

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No more theory. We can get that anywhere! How about tips for improvising, sitting in on a jam session, and winging it? That’s what matters, at least to a lot of bassists.
—Ryan Mose

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More lessons for absolute beginners.
—Carlo Berto

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More advanced lessons.
—Steve Rosati

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Monthly lessons for different skill levels, and “how to play like...” features.
—Jane Matthews

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More metal, and more gear/tone tips for fingerstyle metal players.
—Steve Jacks

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Court of Opinion: December 2012

Fender recently posted their list of “Five Famous Fender Basses,” which included James Jamerson’s “Funk Machine,” Jaco Pastorius’ “Bass of Doom,” John Entwistle’s “Frankenstein,” Paul Simonon’s London Calling Precision Bass, and Steve Harris’s West Ham United F.C. Precision Bass. What’s on your list?