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 ...

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 ...

Learn To Play The Bass Riff To ‘Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick’

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Riff Masters Bass Course

Hey Groove Masters,Well, yes, obviously that subject line is a little tongue in cheek... because all music is completely subjective!However, this was one of those bass lines that made a real difference to my playing.This tutorial is all about how to play classic riff from the song 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick' by Ian Dury & The Blockheads. In ...