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Sharay Reed Adds a Low B to Jamerson

OK, to be fair we’re not 100% sure it’s James Jamerson who plays on the original version of Marvin Gaye’s Soon I’ll Be Loving You Again, but Sharay Reed is definitely inspired by him…

A Fill That Fits… Anything!

Chromaticism… Tough word, but simple concept. Although, maybe not exactly ‘simple’ to execute elegantly. But here is a great place to get started – a cool bass fill that you can use with any chord…

Things We Never Say!

You gotta have a sense of humor about it. And if there is something that we as bass players have plenty of, apart form the power of keeping the music together, it is having a sense of humor…

Gergo Borlai Wants YOUR Bass Line!

The Eich crew has collaborated with drummer Gergo Borlai on a fun jam project. The idea is simple, but very cool. Borlai recorded some drum grooves and now invites all bass players to jam along…

Introduction to Slapping Your Bass

There are so many slap lessons out there, and many of them dig into tiny specifics for those of you who already master basic slapping. But if you’re completely new to slap, this is nice start…

Anthony Jackson | Latin Bass King

Anthony Jackson is – and has always been – a no-compromise bass player, constantly paying attention to all aspects of the music he plays. Tone, feel, the actual notes being played, etc…

Feraud & Malaman | Giant Steps Jam

Coltrane didn’t see this one coming, but according to Hadrien Feraud and Federico Malaman there is no song that can not be turned into a ‘double bass’ performance!