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Jaco Pastorius | THE Bass Lesson

Jaco Pastorius was a bass genius, who developed the very scope of the instrument. His style may be to your taste – or not – but his influence on the electric bass as an instrument is not up for discussion…

Danny Morris | Leaving Space

Danny Mo  has one favorite musical component – a rest. Sometimes, leaving space for the other instruments is the most powerful expression a bass player has in the arsenal…

Danny Morris | Warming Up Rocco Style

Danny Morris is a long-time Berklee bass teacher, and he has taught some of the greatest players around. Including low-end masters of today like Bryan Beller and Janek Gwizdala…

Andrew Ford | 50 R&B Grooves

Andrew Ford has created 50 cool R&B Bass Groove lessons. Not all of them are available on YouTube, but we have compiled 6 of them that we could find in this post…

Scott & The Ghostnotes

Yeah, it almost sounds like a band name form the 60’s… Well, it is actually all about a lesson on how to incorporate ghost notes into your grooves to add that extra layer of funky goodness…

Abe Laboriel | Beginning Funk Bass

Finding this old funk lesson by Abe Laboriel was a trip down memory lane – and a thrill! Abe is a master in just feeling the music and make the most of it no matter what…

Salsa Bass with Andrew Ford

Playing salsa on the bass can be tricky, playing around the downbeats. Check out this lesson with Andrew Ford who takes you through the basics…

Walking with Scott

Walking bass lines remain a mystery to many, and it’s probably fair to say that in some cases, the concept of walking bass ruins the party before it ever gets started. Fear not, Scott to the rescue…