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The groove is what it's all about. Learn to play as part of the backbone of the band. I will get you going on the basics of technique, theory and genre specific grooves. I provide drums and other tracks so you can get real world playing experience under your belt. It's fun to get into pocket and jam!
Nominated twice for Cleveland's bess bass player (Scene magazine)
BA in bass performance
all styles, all techniques
***Bass Lesson Details ***
My teaching method is very practical and customized to every individual. I do not believe that you can use the same style with every student because everyone learns differently. With any instrument I teach, I usually approach things from a three-part method, technique, theory, and application.
Examples of technique for bass:
Beginners: right/left hand coordination, proper right (or left) hand technique for fingerstyle playing.
Advanced: pop/slap method, picking, harmonics, etc.
Examples of theory for bass:
Beginners: knowing what note you are playing on the guitar, names of chords and different ways to grab them, finding the same notes in different places on the neck
Advanced: Chord theory, key building, scales and application.
Beginner: finding three favorite groups and or songs of the student and setting achievable goals to play music that they enjoy. Depending on the level of the student, just like Guitar Hero, there is
One of my main instruments! I can show you how to play anything from Jaco Pastorius lines and technique,to the complete Rush discography,to Larry Graham's genesis of slap technique,or the latest pop singles! If you wanna know how to become a better master of the low-end,sign up with me!
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