Category : Improvisation

Staying in Control

Here are some of my notes from a workshop I was fortunate enough to lead in Latvia in March 2011. To create a successful bassline or musical idea we must always be in control of what we are trying to do. Think of music as…

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Learning the Fundamentals

A common reason for a student booking a bass lesson is this. ‘I’ve been playing for years but have never really understood what I’m doing.’ When we start looking at what and how the student plays it often becomes clear that there is a lack…

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