Category Archive for: ‘Groove, Funk, Rhythm’

  • Muted Funk

    Muted Funk Technique

    It’s a whole new style to add to your playing. What is it? I’m glad you asked. It’s the Muted Funk Technique. I show you how to do it, how to use it, and how it can add to your value as a working bass …

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  • Looping 2

    Looping #2

    In this lesson I get away from playing “pads” and look at how we can create a “sub-bass” part that loops in a way that won’t distract a drummer or the rest of the band. Again, I look at how to use looping in a …

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  • bass loops 1

    Looping #1

    I get a lot of questions on my particular take on looping. I’m not one of those guys who loops part-over-part in order to make a kind of one man band. I prefer to use looping musically, and in live playing situations. In this lesson, …

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  • Make Groove

    Make Your Music Groove!

    In this lesson, I talk about the small details, the little things that I think make the bass groove.

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  • slap-bass-3

    Slap Bass #3

    I continue the series of slap bass with a look at some extended techniques. Pick up that bass and slap! But be sure to check out the previous lessons in the series first. Have fun!

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  • Slap Bass 2

    Slap Bass #2

    In the second part of the slap bass lesson, I show you how to play “machine gun triplets” and a bunch of other nifty tricks. Again, remember, metronome, metronome, and metronome. Did I say it enough? Go slow and use a metronome. Enjoy!

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  • Slap Bass 1

    Slap Bass #1

    Okay, you asked for it! Here’s my three part lesson on slap bass. Remember, take it slow, use a metronome, and Slap Da Bass. Enjoy!

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