This weeks lesson will cover the next in the series of flat scales, Bb Major. Along with the major scale I have also included some exercises geared towards introducing the idea of “Approach notes”. These are notes used when traveling between chords and help to offer a smooth transition from one chord to the next. First let’s check out the [...]
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Do you want to know what really gets me out of bed in the morning? It’s inversions! Yes, those fabulous reorganiziations of root position chords. I love to run up a good root, 3, 5 as much as the next bassist but when we start to turn them around, flip them upside down, slide in sideways, that is when I feel I [...]
So, you have decided to study with a private teacher. Fantastic!!! In my opinion, players that recognize study is important in their development put them ahead of 50% of their peers. Moreover, those that actually DO study are 95% ahead of their peers. This applies to the beginner through the veteran player of any instrument. Deciding you want to study [...]