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This section is for students to access bits and pieces that we covered in lessons. Videos are grouped into :
There is also a section at the bottom called ‘Classic’ that are some older videos I recorded in 2009.
2/2/2019 How to play Hotel Key by Old Dominion.
9/22/2018 How to play Wicked Game by Chris Issac. This is a nice simple tune to get your groove on with. In its simplest form is only 3 notes played over 4 bars of music.
5/06/2018 How to play Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton. This is a more complex bass line than most of the Starting out lines…If you can play this then maybe consider some of the Journeyman lessons.
6/16/2017 Basics Playalongs (Breakdown - Sweet Home Alabama, Margaritaville)
11/7/2017 Technicques to build smoothness and speed in your playing
9/15/2017 Breakdown, Sweet Home Alabama, Werewolves Of London, All Summer Long - Simplified Bass
1/12/2022 I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
13/11/2022 Winning (Santana)
16/10/2022 Get Used To It (Roger Voudouris)
23/11/2020 If I Could (by Aussie band 1927) - Not so much a lesson as a play along - But simple enough that you can follow along if you download the play along sheet below that details the notes and fills
29/04/2020 Bass Lesson Heartache Medication
24/11/2019/ Bass Lesson Hard Man To Love
09/15/2018 Bass Lesson Birthday
09/15/2018 Bass Lesson Smoking Gun
09/02/2018 Bass Lesson Oye Como Va
01/20/2018 White Room (Walkthrough )
01/20/2018 White Room (Playalong )
11/28/2017 Brick House (Walkthrough )
11/9/2019 Bass Solo idea for Spooky
Solo is on page 2 of document (its hard to tell what is going on without the TAB because there are no fret markers on this bass - The TAB shows the solo starting at the 0.26s mark in the video)
02/18/2018 Building finger speed using a Jaco-esque riff
9/15/2017 All Along The Watchtower - to demonstrate Bass techniques
Dark Necessities (RHCP) - Playalong and explanation at the end:
Basic Slap ideas - Playalong with Play That Funky Music - complete with phone beep in the middle - LOL
3/21/2009 “Hitchin a Ride” - recorded several years ago back in Australia, complete with on-screen notation
3/21/2009 “Cosmic Dancer’ complete with on screen notation - included Starts with original play through, then simplified version with notation then finishing with an improvised bass line