Do you love the bass lines of players like James Jamerson, Paul McCartney, Duck Dunn, Geddy Lee or Pino Pallidino... but wonder how on earth they create those amazing bass lines?
Was it when you heard one of these bass lines you decided bass was the instrument for you?
It can often seem like they are pulling bass runs, fills and walk ups out of thin air... especially when on stage performing in front of thousands of fans.
However, the reality is there are simple ideas that all these incredible bass players have used when they are constructing or improvising bass parts.
... some might call these ideas and concepts the 'creative spark'.
These bass parts are the thing that make the difference to the band, drive the feel of the music, create a deeper resonance and make people want to get up and dance!
So if you've ever wondered any of the following questions...
- How do I know if I should be creating bass lines in a major or minor key?
- How do I eliminate repetition?
- How do I become better at feeling the groove?
- When should I use scales, chord tones, pentatonics, modes, chromatics, riffs?
- How do I work out what to play when?
...please read on!
The Rock, Pop & Motown Bass Line Creation Course is a 6 week Bass Line Creation Course that teaches the fundamentals of how to create and improvise world class bass lines. In each workshop, James teaches one of his easy to understand 'Bass Line Creators' like 'The Two Note Transition'.
Bass Line Creators allow you breakdown learning the bass into simple modular frameworks and systems.
During the 6 modules you will learn a library of real world, bass line creation techniques that you can apply to many modern styles of music and in many musical situations.... like gigs, jams, worship teams and concerts.
Over the course of 6 weeks your learn how to be the glue that holds the band together and drives a song forward...
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