YT246 – 5 Killer Michael Jackson Bass Lines (From Easy to Hard)

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hi, James here! I’ve got a question for you guys… When can you call an artist “GREAT”? If you ask me, it’s when their bass lines are UNFORGETTABLE. That’s why I think Michael Jackson is one of the greatest artists of all time. His …

YT245 – Are Your Missing This One IMPORTANT Note in Your Bass Lines?

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hi, James here! Are you missing this ONE important note in your bass lines? Let’s see how the 9th works technically while breaking down four of my favorite bass riffs that use the 9th interval–”Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison, “Day Tripper” by The Beatles, …

YT244 – The Real Reason Scales are Important (That Nobody Tells You)

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hi, James here! Are you a beginner bass player, or a seasoned one?  Whether you’re the former or the latter, we can all agree that practicing scales, arpeggios, triads, and chromatic scale exercises can be the most boring thing ever! As lovers of music, …

YT243 – Is This the Hardest Jaco Pastorius Bass Line?

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James again! A couple of weeks ago, we tackled “7 Reasons Why You Should Learn Come On Come Over by Jaco Pastorius”. We received great feedback from that video and a couple of people requested me to break down the bass line in …

YT241 – 6 Reasons Why This Paul McCartney Bass Line is Genius (“Letting Go” by Wings)

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here! Last Saturday on June 25th, 2022, I’ve been glued to the TV watching Paul McCartney’s EPIC two hour 15-minute set at Glastonbury. I was reminded then how much of an extraordinary musician he is! “Letting Go” from the 1975 Wings album “Venus …

YT240 – 7 Reasons Why Every Bass Player Should Learn “Come On Come Over” (by Jaco Pastorius)

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, it’s James! Have you been wanting to spice up your bass style? Would you like your style to be more PUNCHY, and MACHINE GUN-LIKE? Then Jaco Pastorius is the answer! Learn how to incorporate 16th note funk style, dead/muted notes, and how you …

YT239 – Why This Bass “Soli” is Genius (Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder)

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Click Here to Download the FREE lesson PDF! Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here! Got a bass line for you that will surely pick you up, inspire, and motivate you because of how ridiculously FUNKY it is! A commenter from my last video noted how the cheeky bass fill from “December 1963 (Oh What a Night)” …

The Meters – Style Funk Groove – 3 Groove Levels – YT214

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Click Here To Download The FREE Lesson PDF Hey, James here…If there’s one style of music or bass groove I could play all day long, it would be a dirty funk.Today I want to share with you 3 dirty funk grooves inspired by George Porter Jnr and the incredible funk …

Killer Soul Funk Groove – 3 Levels YT213

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Click Here To Download The FREE Lesson PDF Hey, James here…It’s time for this week’s lesson and today I want to share how to develop a 3 level killer Soul / Funk groove which is inspired by the legendary Kool and the Gang.Today’s lesson is a sneak peak behind the …

Secrets to Epic Developing Bass Groove – YT212

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Click Here To Download The FREE Lesson PDF Hey, James here…I’m going to keep this week’s lesson email super short.We’ve got something super exciting coming next week… and if you’re anything like me and adore an ‘Epic Bass Groove’… you’re gonna love what’s coming 😉In today’s lesson I want to …