Listening is the key!

Listening is the key!

I discovered that a lot of students are facing the same problem when it comes to creativity/improvisation. Even if they’re no beginners, their technical skills are fine and they can play a certain bassline very well. But when they’re asked to play a fill or some variations, they don’t know how to do it. “I ... Read More
 
Sound

Sound

  I think that this topic is definitely worth a little attention, because it is important for every musician! I write about it, because I saw one of the worlds best bass players and his sound unfortunately sucked! Well, it definitely was not his fault, because the amp and speakers were organized by the venue. ... Read More
 

Ear training for beginners

In my bass lessons I always encourage my students to sing along with their playing, which actually means that they should play what they hear in their head. When I started messing with chords, scales, arpeggios and ear training, one of my early teachers said to me: “Whenever you have a minute of doing nothing, ... Read More
 
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