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)” …

YT238 – The Cheekiest Bass Fill Ever (December, 1963 – Oh What A Night)

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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! Up for a new CHALLENGING bass riff? One sure way to stop growing is to stop challenging yourself. So my advice is to always push your boundaries and venture out of your comfort zone. Do this, and you will surely grow immensely …

YT237 – Simple Bass Riff That Any Old Bassist Can Play

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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! I think it’s safe to say that we all have those days where we feel like we’re too old learn something new. If you ever feel that right now, well, guess what? Life is a constant cycle of learning no matter which …

YT236 – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Bass Cover (with Tab & Download)

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Click Here to Download the FREE Notation & Tab Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here! Do you want to learn how to play one of the most famous bass lines of all time by the legendary James Jamerson, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”? I taught this song to my students in the Bass Lab Plus last …