I Will Survive Bass Guitar Lesson & Circle Of Fifths

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Hey Groove Masters,James here... let's talk about this I Will Survive bass guitar lesson & circle of fifths.I pressed the button to see what would happen.This was March 2016.I was nervous, nervous as hell. Little did I know that ahead of me was the most exciting project of my life.Yes, this was the first time I ever published a teaching ...

How To Play Triads, Arpeggios & Chord Tones On The Bass Guitar

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Hey Groove Masters,James here. Let's talk about how to play triads, arpeggios & chord tones on the bass guitar.He put down his sticks swearing he’d never play again.He was telling the truth.That was my Dad, April 1993.My Dad was a drummer. A pretty good one too.He’d toured and recorded with David Bowie in 1967 and was in his backing band ...

3 Important Blues Bass Guitar Fingerboard Shapes

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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 was fascinated by the ‘backroom boys’ (and still am!)By backroom, ...

Fretless Bass… For Beginners

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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 was widely regarded as a complete ‘roast’ (or… a very ...

Learn The 4 Note Fill Creator Using Dreams by Fleetwood Mac [Bass Guitar Lesson]

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Hey Groove Masters,James here. Let's talk about the 4 Note Bass Fill Creator using Dreams by Fleetwood Mac.I didn’t know if I was going to make it. I nearly turned right around and got on the first plane home.It was 6:30am and I was in a foreign country all alone. I didn’t even speak a word of the language.This was ...

How To Learn A Song Quickly On The Bass Guitar

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Hey Groove Masters - let's talk about how to learn a song quickly on the bass guitar.James here...It all started coming into focus. After 8 long hours we were coming in to land…Being a musician is one of those things I’ll always be grateful for. Every so often it enables me to have some remarkable experiences. This was one of ...

Merry Christmas from eBassGuitar & Elton

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Hey Groove Masters,2016 has been epic here at EBG.Here’s a quick Christmas message to say a massive thank you and also a quick sneak peak into what’s happening at eBassGuitar in 2017.I'm excited!I hope you have an amazing Christmas and I’ll see you in 2017.Keep Grooving!James [ and Elton 🙂 ]P.S.Have you joined the Bass Lab PLUS yet? Make sure you ...

How To Play Scales In Thirds On The Bass Guitar

Paolo Bass Guitar Theory, Essential Technique Course

Hey Groove Masters, let's talk about how to play scales in thirds on the bass guitar.I was 18 years old, excited, raring to go. I’d just scored a place at the prestigious Trinity College Of Music in London, studying bass on their brand new jazz degree. When I was at high school, I was ‘the guy’ that played music. Everyone ...