The Chicken for ‘Beginners' Part 2 – Jaco Pastorius Inspired Bass Lesson – YT105

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In today’s bass guitar lesson I’m going to show you how to play killer bass fills using the legendary Jaco Pastorius groove from the Pee Wee Ellis Tune ‘The Chicken’. Click Here To Get The FREE The Chicken For Beginners Part 2 Bass Lesson PDF! Every so often I release a bass guitar lesson which has that ‘little bit of ...

How To Play I Shot The Sheriff – Eric Clapton Version – Beginner Bass Lesson YT104

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In today’s bass guitar lesson I’m going to show you how to simplify the Eric Clapton version of ‘I Shot The Sheriff’ into 3 core ideas. Whenever I learn a new song I’m always looking to identify and breakdown 3 things very quickly:The key signature, chord sequences & basic song structure.A fundamental bass groove or feelAny unison or musical phrases that ...

The Chicken for 'Beginners' - Jaco Pastorius Inspired Bass Lesson - YT102

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In today’s bass guitar lesson we’re going to be looking at how to play the song The Chicken For ‘Beginner’  bassists. The Chicken is a funk tune by sax player Pee Wee Ellis but popularised for the bass guitar by the legendary Jaco Pastorius. Strictly speaking, this isn’t a ‘beginner’ bass line… but this tune is often played on Jazz Jam ...

3 Fundamental Bass Grooves Explained

James Eager Bass Guitar Theory, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Download the FREE 3 Fundamental Bass Grooves PDF  Hey Groove Monsters,What is this thing called 'Groove' I hear you ask?Today I'm going to share how to slow down a tricky bass lineProbably the singular most important concept any bass player needs to understand.Brash statement I know... but it's 100% true.However, ask 100 different musicians to actually define the 'G' word ...

Learn To Play Your First Walking Bass Line

James Eager Bass Line Creation, Rookie Blues Bass Intensive

Hey Groove Monsters,"Walking Bass... that's too hard for me!"I remember the feeling well that jazz was a millions away.Like anything, it's all about taking those first few steps. This lesson will help you do exactly that.It's often been said if you can understand 'walking bass' that's the key to unlocking the fingerboard and creating great basslines!I totally agree 🙂In this ...