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 ...

How To Improve Strength On The Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Guitar Technique, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters!Let's talk about how to create a killer left hand technique...In this lesson I'm going to share one of the most important exercises I ever learnt.This idea is key to creating strength, finger dexterity and fretting hand control.Ladies and gentleman... I give you 'The Spider'!In this video you'll discover:A simple idea that creates amazing left hand strength.How to ...

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 ...

Learn How To Play Chords On The Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Riff Masters Bass Course

Hey Groove Masters,It's time to talk chords on the bass guitar...OK! I'm very aware I'm heading into controversial territory here.We have 4 strings on the bass guitar and it's not so hard to play more than one at a time. However, whether you should even entertain the idea can be a hotly debated topic.Here you're going to discover my personal ...

How To Play Slash Chords On The Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Guitar Theory, Riff Masters Bass Course

Hey Groove Masters,Let's talk slash chords... I'm not talking about anything to do with the lead guitarist from Guns 'n' Roses! (Although I'm sure he's played a few in his time...)These fundamental concepts are the backbone of some of the most beautiful chords sequences and bass lines around. However, they can cause massive confusion.Today's lesson shows you the simple rules ...

How To Play Easy Jazz Walking Bass Guitar

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters,Quick Question - Do you call them half steps or semi tones?Well, whatever you call them... this lesson is for anyone who wants to delve into the wonderful world of walking bass.In this lesson I take an old 50s classic and show you how to easily transform it into a fantastically credible walking bass line.What's even better... learning ...

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 ...