How To Stop Flying Fingers On The Bass Guitar – YT116

Paolo Bass Guitar Technique, Bass Lab PLUS Membership, blog

In this bass guitar lesson we’re going to cover a common challenge I see, when I review videos from my coaching students, regarding How To Stop Flying Fingers. Flying Fingers is where the fretting hand fingers feel out of control and look like they are flying around out of control. This results in a lack of speed, accuracy and dexterity. Basslines ...

Isn't She Lovely – Beginner Bass Guitar Lesson – YT115

Paolo Bass Lab PLUS Membership, blog, Song Analyse

In this bass guitar lesson we’re going to learn the Stevie Wonder classic ‘Isn’t She Lovely’. This song is often seen in many different musical contexts from a straight ‘pop song’, to an instrumental piece which jazz musicians improvise over, to solo bass arrangements by players such as Victor Wooten. On the outset the bass line can sound very complicated... but ...

How to Transpose On The Bass Guitar

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In this bass guitar lesson I’m going to show you how to transpose on the bass guitar and two techniques that you can specifically use as a bassist to make transposing easier. Transposition is a really important skill all bass players should know how to do and it’s something you’ll be asked to do regularly if you start performing with other ...

How to Play Every Breath You Take On Bass Guitar – YT113

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In this bass lesson I’m going to show you how to play Every Breath You Take by Sting & The Police. This song is the perfect vehicle to start learning pick bass guitar. I recommend using simple alternate picking just using root notes to develop consistent timing and stamina. To learn this song I recommend breaking it down into 4 core sections:Intro ...