Taking you through some of the skills you will learn and hear as a beginner bass player.
Bass Lessons follow
This is a nice exercise sequence for beginners and intermediate bass players to warm up your fingers and sharpen your time feel.
When first learning how to play the bass, it can be hard coming up with bass lines to go along with your band's songs. Learning about the commonly used "roots and fifths" pattern just might be the thing to unlock your creativity.
10 different exercises using the slap bass triplet rhythm of slap, index, middle (S,I,M).
It's essential to know basic chord make-up as a bassist - this lesson shows you the hows and whys (and it ain't boring).
Learn how to create fabulous bass fills be thinking rhythm first, notes second. Essentially you'll think more like a drummer or a percussionist!
Take stuff you already know and turn it into something really cool by simply adding 5ths and octaves!
Breath new life into your bass part creation by using grids and numbers to create interesting bass patterns and parts!
In this lesson you will jump straight in and learn a genuinely funky bass part in its entirety as Scott takes you through slowly, step-by-step.
This first overview lesson should inspire and give you the confidence to finally get to grips with the elusive slap technique you've always wanted.
In this lesson Scott demystifies the various bass harmonics techniques & concepts at a very slow, easy to follow pace.
A bass lesson explaining how to incorporate your middle finger into the slap bass technique.
A bass lesson explaining the basic slapping and popping of the slap bass technique.
This lesson will help you on how to play reggae bass.
Bass lesson about playing with three fingers similar to Steve Harris and Gary Willis.
A lesson based around the concept of fives or fifths. How to use this idea to practice scales, understanding chord movements within the circle of fifths.
C major scale exercise for learning notes on the fretboard, modes of the scale and warm up fingers or speed improve
Bass tapping is cool, I know it and you know it. But I've found I have drifted away from the usual guitar based patterns, so I thought I'd share my ideas.
An easier and more convenient less error prone technique for playing a bass string than playing multiply a chord and then repeating this bas multiple chord sequence continuously.
Showing Beginners and Intermediate players a simple but very effect exercise to develop their fretting technique and rhythm.
What you do when you see /, ~, \, h, on a tab for bass.