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 ...

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 Important Blues Bass Guitar Fingerboard Shapes

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Click Here to Download the Free Resources for This Lesson Hey Groove Masters, James here. Let's talk about 3 important blues fingerboard patterns for bass guitar. I put the phone down and couldn’t believe what just happened. I’m a funny one, when I was a teenager I never really idolized the big rock ‘n’ roll names of bass like Flea or Paul McCartney. I ...

Fretless Bass… For Beginners

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Click Here to Download the FREE Resources For This Lesson Hey Groove Masters, James here…let's talk about fretless bass... for beginners. I didn’t know if I was going to make to the next show. The house lights went down.  I was in a dark orchestra pit in London’s West End. Depping (or subbing) for one of the UK’s most respected bass players... on what ...