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 League Mo Morris Cap Lawson Johnson Erskine Mann Martin Allison Willis

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.

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”

Permutations 1: Fretting Hand Permutations (Chromatics)

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