Tips On Tightening Up a Rhythm Section: A Bassist’s Perspective

This article is a definite challenge coming from the musician’s chair that represents a musically “following” position (as opposed to leading one). To better clarify,...

What Does it Take to be a Session Bassist? – Part...

Last time we talked about some of the emotionally and physically draining challenges one can encounter as a session bassist. There are also plenty...

What Does it Take be a Session Bassist? – Part 1

This particular question does not cross every bassist’s mind, but it’s one that could possibly lead to a career doing what you love right...

Leadership

It's fascinating how bassists (all musicians, really) are constantly making thousands of decisions per minute during any type of performance. The beauty comes when...

Different Strokes

It's interesting how, as musicians, we are all so different personality-wise, yet we are grouped together by instrument... somewhat. Out of all the instrument...

It’s All About What You Hear

So, somebody asks me, "How do you get your sound?" As I fumble through my thoughts, something silly usually comes out of my mouth...

Playing It Cool

Occasionally I feel the need to discuss something bass “head” related. There might be a need out there, like there might be someone who...

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