How To Play Triads, Arpeggios & Chord Tones On The Bass Guitar

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Click Here to Download the FREE Lesson Resources Hey Groove Masters, James here. Let's talk about how to play triads, arpeggios & chord tones on the bass guitar. He put down his sticks swearing he’d never play again. He was telling the truth. That was my Dad, April 1993. My Dad was a drummer.  A pretty good one too. He’d toured and recorded with David Bowie ...

How To Create Blues Bass Lines Using Pentatonics

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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 ...

3 Important Blues Bass Guitar Fingerboard Shapes

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Click Here to Download the Free Resources for This Lesson Hey Groove Masters, James here. Let's talk about 3 important blues fingerboard patterns for bass guitar. I put the phone down and couldn’t believe what just happened. I’m a funny one, when I was a teenager I never really idolized the big rock ‘n’ roll names of bass like Flea or Paul McCartney. I ...

Fretless Bass… For Beginners

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Click Here to Download the FREE Resources For This Lesson Hey Groove Masters, James here…let's talk about fretless bass... for beginners. I didn’t know if I was going to make to the next show. The house lights went down.  I was in a dark orchestra pit in London’s West End. Depping (or subbing) for one of the UK’s most respected bass players... on what ...

Learn The 4 Note Fill Creator Using Dreams by Fleetwood Mac [Bass Guitar Lesson]

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Click Here To Download The FREE Resources From This Lesson Hey Groove Masters, James here. Let's talk about the 4 Note Bass Fill Creator using Dreams by Fleetwood Mac. I didn’t know if I was going to make it.  I nearly turned right around and got on the first plane home. It was 6:30am and I was in a foreign country all alone. ...

How To Learn A Song Quickly On The Bass Guitar

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Click Here to Download the FREE Resources From This Lesson Hey Groove Masters - let's talk about how to learn a song quickly on the bass guitar.James here...It all started coming into focus. After 8 long hours we were coming in to land…Being a musician is one of those things I’ll always be grateful for. Every so often it enables ...

Merry Christmas from eBassGuitar & Elton

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Hey Groove Masters,2016 has been epic here at EBG.Here’s a quick Christmas message to say a massive thank you and also a quick sneak peak into what’s happening at eBassGuitar in 2017. I'm excited!I hope you have an amazing Christmas and I’ll see you in 2017.Keep Grooving!James [ and Elton 🙂 ]P.S.Have you joined the Bass Lab PLUS yet? Make sure you ...

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

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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 ...

3 Tips On How to Set Up Your Bass Guitar Amplifier

James Eager Bass Guitar Equipment

Hey Groove Masters,James here...Let's talk gear!Having a great sound on a gig is key to making sure we feel inspired and play our best on gigs.Dialling in just the right tone can be tricky and takes experience.... especially when out on the road.A few simple adjustments can be the key thing that makes all the difference.In this video lesson, I share my ...