How To Create Blues Bass Lines Using Pentatonics

Paolo blog, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Click Here to Download the FREE Resources for this Lesson Hey Groove Masters, James here. Let's talk about how to play blues basslines using the pentatonic scale. It’s worth it or at least that's what he told me. This was 2012 and I embarked on a new project in my life. Again, I had no idea what was going to happen but I was ...

How To Create Your Own Bass Lines In Less Than 5 Minutes

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Click Here to Download the FREE Resources for this Lesson Hey Groove Masters!Yesterday I uploaded a short video lesson to Facebook sharing a technique I call the '4 Note Bass Line Creator'.It's a dead simple idea that you can use to create you own bass lines... and fast. Normally in less than 5 minutes. Perfect for anyone who feels a ...

How To Play Walking Blues Bass Guitar – Pride & Joy By Stevie Ray Vaughan

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

In this lesson we take apart the legendary song Pride & Joy by Stevie Ray Vaughan featuring Tommy Shannon on bass. Click Here to Download the FREE Resources for This Lesson ​The concept behind this lesson was to breakdown the fundamental concepts behind how to approach playing this song for my student Denny.  We are working in the key Eb here ...

3 Fundamental Bass Grooves Explained

James Eager Bass Guitar Theory, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Download the FREE 3 Fundamental Bass Grooves PDF  Hey Groove Monsters,What is this thing called 'Groove' I hear you ask?Today I'm going to share how to slow down a tricky bass lineProbably the singular most important concept any bass player needs to understand.Brash statement I know... but it's 100% true.However, ask 100 different musicians to actually define the 'G' word ...

Learn To Play Your First Walking Bass Line

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Hey Groove Monsters,"Walking Bass... that's too hard for me!"I remember the feeling well that jazz was a millions away.Like anything, it's all about taking those first few steps. This lesson will help you do exactly that.It's often been said if you can understand 'walking bass' that's the key to unlocking the fingerboard and creating great basslines!I totally agree 🙂In this ...

How To Get A Great Live Bass Guitar Sound

James Eager Bass Guitar Equipment, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Hey Groove Masters,Hope you are all well and practising hard!I've had quite a few questions about the bass I've been using in these videos, why I use it and what sounds it can make.So I thought I'd give you a very quick tour...In this video you'll discover:Why I choose this bassThe one modification I have madeThe most important part of ...