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 ...

The Most Important Scale Your Need To Learn

James Eager Bass Guitar Theory, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters,I love scales... yes, seriously I do!You read that right.Scales are the backbone of all the music we play... be it Mozart or Motorhead!I didn't discover the true power of scales straight away but when I did... it changed my playing forever.In this lesson I'm going to show you why scales have played such an important part in ...

3 Fundamental Bass Grooves Explained

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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 ...