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I have been performing, composing, teaching and recording bass (acoustic & electric since 1969. I studied privately as a youth in Kansas, and studied in New York City, Upstate N.Y. and Mass. as an adult--both privately & at schools (privately: Charles Mingus, Bill Takas...Schools: New School (NYC), summer session--Berklee College of Jazz (Boston), SUNY (New Paltz--certification as music therapist), Faunt School of Music (Studio City, CA--studied under Jamie Faunt--legendary bassist who has recorded with a "who's who" in the music industry). I also became certified in the Netherlands as a music therapist & where I worked in all phases of music from September '74-Nov. '78 and many tours of Europe for major festivals over the years since I moved back to the States.
I do not play bass regularly but can teach all levels/styles beginner to advanced.
I've been playing electric bass for over 35 years and teaching for over 30, using the proven CAGED system, and my own innovations/contributions to the system.
You will use the notation system that suits you best. I have developed one that a 6 year old can read. you will learn to slap and pop the bass. Pull Offs, and Hammer On. You will be guided by me through method books with supplemental materials I create to help you advance. I have been teaching bass guitar for 5 years. I want to be your next instructor.
Names of the Strings, Basic notes, Melodies, Reading and writing music (if interested). Reading tablature, Reading picture chords, Fingering styles, Rhythm, Technique, How to use an amplifier etc
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