As I am a perpetual student myself, I decided to show how acquired information had taken an exercise given by Phil Mann and morphed it into something much larger! Remember I too am still digesting this material. Here are the Sites of the Mentors where I gained the knowledge to create this exercise:Phil Mann WithContinue reading “The Frankenstein Exercise”
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Deeper Down the Fretboard Challenge
Pushing deeper into the Fretboard Challenge at SBL, I am pushing deeper into Week 2 content: Continuous Triad exercises over three partitioned areas. However the video is from the Minor leg of this exercise, not the Augmented and Diminished variants, but I did provide PDF Files.
SBL Fretboard Challenge Week 2
Week 2 of the Challenge is all about triads over the fretboard, the PDF files are just the ascending but you should do them in reverse as well, ascending and descending. Exercise 1: Triads Alone Exercise 2: All Triad Notes from Top to Bottom Exercise 3: Continuous Triads
SBL’s Fretboard Challenge Week 1
I constructed some PDF Files to outline the practice exercises for the fretboard challenge. I am directing SBL members here for the sake of not bogging down their site with countless PDF Files. This is the first week exercise, at the first layer, the further layers are just removing beats so from 4 to 2Continue reading “SBL’s Fretboard Challenge Week 1”
10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Musicianship
Some of the Knowledge I have acquired on my road to being a better bass player!Noted Mentors on my Bass Journey:Scott Devinehttps://scottsbasslessons.comAdam Neelyhttp://www.adamneely.comMichael Leaguehttps://www.instagram.com/michaelleagueplaysmusic/Danny Mo Morrishttp://momethod.com/Ariane Caphttps://arisbassblog.com/Steve Lawsonhttps://www.stevelawson.net/Todd Johnsonhttp://www.toddjohnsonmusic.com/Damian Erskinehttps://damianerskine.com/Philip Mannhttps://www.withbassinmind.com/Ian Martin Allisonhttps://www.instagram.com/ianmartinallison/?hl=enGary Willishttps://www.instagram.com/1garywillis/
Every Musician’s Most Important Tool!
In this video I discuss my most important tool as a student of music!
Notation Part 2: Articulations
I quickly glazed over this handout, since much of this is based on the content in the previous handout, Musical Notation and Reading. I will be actively filming the exercises where I will be talking about how to achieve these articulations in your playing.
Education is a Tangible Game
One could ask why, in this field of professional musicians who have long distinguished recording and live careers, am I offering education? The answer to this is two fold really: Primarily, I belong to the school of thought that if you know, you should share. There are many ways one can approach education in anyContinue reading “Education is a Tangible Game”
Primary Notation Challenges Handout
I am leading with the handout on this one, specifically because I have to internalize the lines so I can play them properly for the demonstration. This will also require I polish my guitar chops a bit more. That being said, the tools needed to play and learn these are all in the notation posts,Continue reading “Primary Notation Challenges Handout”
Musical Notation and Reading Handout
This Handout is to accompany the Music Theory IV A and B videos, if you would like, I can assemble some challenge sheets to start flexing your knowledge in reading. Comment to let me know if that is something you would be interested in.