This bass method covers the very basics such as the parts of the bass, how to hold the bass, understanding notes, rests, tempo, and time signature, while learning the music of The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Police, and more.
The VB95 Eastman Pro Bass combines all the beauty and tone with the strength and durability that’s a perfect fit for weekend warriors. It features a fully carved spruce top with gamba corners, solid laminate back and ribs, solid ebony fingerboard.
In addition to being one of the premier bass players of his time, most widely known as a member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Grammy winning bassist Victor Wooten also runs a successful music camp in Only, Tennessee. Wooten’s Center for Music and Nature at Wooten Woods Retreat originally focused on teaching music to bass players. Now in its 15th year, it has accommodated all instruments—voice, horns, keyboards, and more—for at least the last six years or so.
Brandon from D’Addario giving a demo of the new D’Addario Flex Steel Bass Strings at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show. These Flex Steel Bass Strings are designed to give a heavy/funky sound.
Effects for bass aren’t as easily identified on recordings or in performance as they are for guitar. That’s mostly because effects pedals are used far less frequently on bass. Distortion or overdrive are probably the most popular and most frequently used. “All Around the World” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers is a popular song […]
It’s hard to believe a high achiever such as Montel Williams would ever need to follow his own advice, but when he contemplates music making and the role it once played—and could still play—in his life, it occurs to him that he could use a little inspiration and impetus, to start playing bass and piano […]