Charlie Parker Plays Great On A Six String Bass

This video is a mini lesson that compliments the article I wrote for Bass Musician Magazine


The link to the article is right here:


Charlie Parker Plays Great On A Six String Bass



Transitioning to a Six String Bass Mini Lesson

I just started a regular column in Bass Musician Magazine on how to go from either a 4 or 5 string bass to a 6 string bass


Here is the link:


Transitioning to a Six String Bass Mini Lesson

Lessons

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“I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.“. John Steinbeck

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Just Getting Started

This beginner level class is perfect for bassists who are either just starting out. Maybe you are transitioning from a 4 or 5 string? Or...You are at a point where you would like to accelerate your playing ability?

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Been Playing a Bit

The intermediate class builds off of the skills acquired in the beginner lessons. More challenging repertoire and concepts.

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Going In-depth

The advanced class is for Bassists who can play proficiently and want to take their playing to the next level!

Tips

I am including articles from various magazines I have written for that can be helpful to your playing. The Eric Dolphy article I wrote for Downbeat illustrates how to take a solo from any instrument and transcribe parts of it to create exercises and melodies

Eric Dolphy's Transcrition and Lesson Pg 1 (pdf)

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Eric Dolphy's Transcrition and Lesson Pg 2 (pdf)

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Free Association (pdf)

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Alternate Study Materials (pdf)

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Musical Self-Help (pdf)

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