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”
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/
In this video I discuss my most important tool as a student of music!
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.
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”
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.
This is the Meat and Potatoes exercises for Musical Notation and Reading Handout, the handout includes all notation for the exercises for both bass as shown in video, and Guitar.
In this video we talk about and explore the Circle of Fourths as a practice item. The Handout for this video is found here.
In this video we engage in a preliminary look into permutations, how to approach them, and why they are important. This introduction focuses on chromaticism and gaining the finger independence that translates to more fluid playing. The Above video is the wrong one I apologize for the inconvenience Corrected! The Workbook
These are 32 bar drones of Minor Tonality, Minor 7 and Half Diminished Chords, All 12 keys.