I was reminded recently that a lot of bass players struggle to come up with a satisfying practice routine. It’s no surprise then that many people don’t have an awesome practice experience on the bass! Many students I encounter tend to approach their practice time in a less structured way. This unfocused type of practice just doesn’t work, it produces a lack of clarity and no feeling of progress. As we are learning things, we want to make progress, we want to feel like we are making progress, it’s natural to want to feel that way. This feeling of progress is the fuel that will drive your practice time! [Read more…]
This week for Walking Wednesdays we worked our way through the classic tune ‘So What’.
The whole song is really just two chords a D-7 and Eb-7. It seems like that should make it easier but it actually makes it a little more difficult.
I really liked all of the lines that you guys wrote and hope you enjoy playing through this line as well. I have included your bass lines in here so see if you can find your line as you play through these. [Read more…]