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Be teachable

So I walk into the club, have a seat at the bar, order my favorite beverage, and begin listening to the band. It is going well, I am very impressed with the obvious musicianship of the band members. Then it happens, causing me to think, uh oh! Read More...
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Slap bass does not equal funky bass

At some point people began equating funk bass with slapping the bass. I wish I had a nickel for every time some band leader gave me the universal thumb wagging symbol while telling me “now get funky” Read More...
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8 Keys to knowing the bass part

1. Play the track a few times, just listening, not playing. You are listening to the bass line, phrasing, note choices, note length, groove, dynamics, articulation, variations in repeated sections Read More...
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