One Simple Drill To Learn The 5 String Bass Guitar – YT151

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…Are you anything like me…Do you love those trouser flapping low notes?I certainly do… especially when I’ve got a big, loud amplifier behind me and a 5 string bass.Yes, you heard that right.A 5 string.Now it’s not often you see me with a 5 string… but my back ...

The One Minute ‘Sexy Note' Bass Hacks – YT150

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…So last week I interviewed the incredible British bassist Ian King and he is an absolute master of adding those ‘sexy notes’.You know those subtle little bass notes which make your jaw drop.In the interview he also mentioned a device he uses called ‘The Major Blues Scale’.Here’s the ...

How To Create Top Professional Bass Lines & Fills With Ian King – Real World Bass Heroes Ep. 1

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…So it's time for something completely different…In fact the start of a brand new project called:“Real World Bass Heroes”This is an interview series which shares the stories of the extraordinary bassists that are the backbone of our business.Some of the guys I’m talking to you will have heard ...

How To Create A Simple Practice Routine On The Bass Guitar – YT148

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…If I ask a student what their biggest challenge is when it comes to becoming a better bassist… about 50% of the time there's one answer I get:I don’t have enough time.… and 9 times out of 10 when I dig a bit deeper I find that’s B.S.Time ...

Ultimate Speed Drill For Intermediate Bassists – YT147

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…Whenever folks ‘graduate’ from being a beginner to intermediate bassist they normally face a new set of challenges.The bass lines get harder, the chord sequences get more complicated…… and you need to be able to play faster.In today’s lesson I’m going to share a drill I work on ...

The 3 Step Formula To Play Bass Lines In Minutes – YT146

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…Have you ever had the feeling that music is something you’ll just never quite ‘get’?You might be surprised to hear me say I’ve experienced that feeling so many times.Strange right? I’m supposed to be the teacher here…But rewind 20 years when I was climbing the ranks, learning my ...

DO THIS Every Single Day (Master Your Bass Guitar Neck) YT145

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…5 weeks ago we made a ‘big move’.Vicky, Oliver and I ‘upped sticks’ and moved a couple of hours away to a lovely part of the UK called The New Forest.Every weekend we’ve been jumping in the car and just exploring, getting to know the local area.It’s much ...

4 Bass Guitar Drills You Should Do Each Day – YT144

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…One of the things bass players ask me time and time again is what do you practice?… and that’s a tough question because certainly before the lockdown it was always changing.That’s because I was always moving from gig to gig which would require me to work on different ...

5 Legendary Beginner Bass Guitar Player Mistakes – YT143

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…Yesterday I was thinking back to 2016… Around April or May that year I started regularly publishing lessons to YouTube, June I released my first course and about the same time I started the The Bass Lab Facebook group.That was the official start to eBassGuitar.It’s been a crazy ride ...

5 Legendary Bass Lines To Learn The Major Scale – YT142

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player's Action Pack Hey, James here…Just this morning I was talking to Greg, one of my Bass Lab UNIVERSITY students who asked me about how important it is to practicing scales.My answer was super important.However, it made me think back to when my teachers taught me scales…I don’t think a single teacher in ...