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Be The Bass 'Backbone'

The bass in western music has had its importance in many circumstances over the last 100 years....
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Listening To The Experts - Soulful Bass Players

One of the best teachers you’ll ever find as a bass guitarist (or any musician for that matter)...
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What is Music?: Music's role in quality education

There is an hierarchy of subjects in school, with the STEM subjects - Science, Technology,...
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Jazz education books to purchase

If you are interested in studying Jazz then some books that I would highly recommend would be...

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    I am a professional Double Bass and Bass Guitar player and teacher, a versatile freelance musician, regularly performing with an wide range of ensembles, from Orchestras to pop bands. I also teach beginner Piano and 'cello.
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    Graduate of Royal Academy of Music with 1st class Hons. I have taught privately for 5 years and lead a jazz ensemble at Highbury Grove school for the past year which is for 11-18 year olds.
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    I am a freelance double bass and bass guitar player living in Edinburgh.
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    Guitar and music tuition with over ten years experience. Delivered with a structure approach, kindness and encouragement, to help you progress in a manner that is tailored to your playing goals and musical interests.
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    I have been involved in education for 8 years working as both a private tutor, and taking classes in schools and community centres. I take an approach of encouragement and inspiration for students to utilise their talents and achieve their goals.
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    I am a qualified and awarded pianist (MMUS), composer (BMUS), Alink-Argerich appointed competition juror promoting innovative approaches: Brainarm(www.brainarm.com) and PTS(https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/piano-technique-stenography-guido-mallardi).
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  • What is Music?: Music's role in quality education

    Robin Thornton Music Tutor Bass Guitar Teacher (Aberdeen) Picture There is an hierarchy of subjects in school, with the STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths - at the top, languages, the Arts then Gym Class.  The question, "How would you get a job in that?", may steer student's away from subjects in which they are naturally more...
  • Be The Bass 'Backbone' Editor's Pick

    Joe Downard Bass Guitar Teacher (South East London) Picture The bass in western music has had its importance in many circumstances over the last 100 years. It has been part of a section in an orchestra, the sound of the tuba in a marching band, the thud from early Mississippi blues recordings, the long legato walking bass in jazz. These are all the...
  • Plucking Hand Technique on Electric Bass Guitar Editor's Pick

    Bass Guitar Teacher (Exeter) Picture Plucking hand technique on electric bass guitar is incredibly important, and often overlooked as people are starting to learn the bass. We rely on the right hand (99% of the time), to initiate every note we play. It controls the impulse that is used to excite the string, the dynamics, greatly...

 

  • Pushing the limits

    Bass Guitar Teacher (South East London) Picture The process of learning an instrument can sometime feel like an exhausting and unrewarding exercise. The frustration that comes with wanting to play a certain way, and not knowing exactly how to get there, can be demoralising. The bass guitar itself limits you to just four strings, and with even...
  • Bass guitarists and personality - an introduction Editor's Pick

    Bass Guitar Teacher (East London) Picture Bass guitarists are an interesting commodity - often considered as failed guitarists or as playing the 'easier' instrument, many people look down on what is actually, a hugely diverse and important instrument. But what should a bassist do? What is a bassist's role? Should they just provide a...
  • Favourite bassist

    Bass Guitar Teacher (East London) Picture I'd like to mention my favourite bassist. One of the most recorded bassist of all time, James Jamerson has the best tone, the most tasteful lines and all this with one finger!