How To Play Scales In Thirds On The Bass Guitar

Paolo Bass Guitar Theory, Essential Technique Course

Click Here to Download The FREE Resources for This Lesson Hey Groove Masters, let's talk about how to play scales in thirds on the bass guitar.I was 18 years old, excited, raring to go. I’d just scored a place at the prestigious Trinity College Of Music in London, studying bass on their brand new jazz degree. When I was at ...

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How To Play Jazz Standards On The Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Essential Technique Course

Click Here To Download The FREE Resources from this lesson Hey Groove Masters - it's time to talk about how to play jazz standards on the bass guitar! Learning to play jazz can be one of the keys to unlocking the bass guitar once and for all for many players. It’s a massively exciting form of music with huge amounts of ...

How To Improve Strength On The Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Guitar Technique, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters!Let's talk about how to create a killer left hand technique...In this lesson I'm going to share one of the most important exercises I ever learnt.This idea is key to creating strength, finger dexterity and fretting hand control.Ladies and gentleman... I give you 'The Spider'!In this video you'll discover:A simple idea that creates amazing left hand strength.How to ...

How To Play Easy Jazz Walking Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters,Quick Question - Do you call them half steps or semi tones?Well, whatever you call them... this lesson is for anyone who wants to delve into the wonderful world of walking bass.In this lesson I take an old 50s classic and show you how to easily transform it into a fantastically credible walking bass line.What's even better... learning ...

Part 2 – The Left Hand Groove Hack

James Eager Bass Guitar Technique, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters,I just had to share some of the comments I've received from hundreds of students who took the 'Getting Your Hands Moving' Course...It's been awesome to hear the progress guys, just like you, have made ... and what a great effect it's had on their confidence!Here are some of the comments:Good technique is the one foundation all bass ...

Part 1 – The Quick Start Rock ‘n’ Roll Workout

James Eager Bass Guitar Technique, Essential Technique Course

Click here to Download the FREE Rock Blues Backing Track Hey Groove Masters,Todays lesson is something a little bit special.It's actually lesson 1 of a 3 part video series called 'Getting You Fingers Moving Like A Bass Pro'.Fingers speed is something many bass players struggle with. The great news is it's really easy to take this to the next level.This ...

The 124 Method Left Hand Bass Guitar Workout

James Eager Bass Guitar Technique, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters,It all started on a gig about a month ago...Well actually it probably all happened about 15 years ago!But... the ideas for this lesson came from a wedding gig in a county called Suffolk, a couple of hours outside London.The band leader called one of THE all time classics. Something all bass players need to know.This left hand ...

How To Learn The Notes Of The Bass Guitar Using Pentatonics

James Eager Bass Guitar Theory, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters,Remember the town you grew up in? The chances are you knew every back street, every cut through and every back alley there was.I grew up in a town called Berkhamsted (about 45 mins outside London if you want to Google it!).Traffic was always bad, especially around rush hour. However, I rarely got caught in it.Why am I ...