Category Archive for: ‘Bass Lessons’

  • Imagine Yourself

    So, I was cruising around YouTube and found this great video of Pino Palladino on a studio session. Check out how he holds the bass, how his fingers move, where he’s feeling the time (tapping of his foot), and what he asks for from the …

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  • The Shape of a Musical Life

    This week, a friend of mine is nominating me for an artistic achievement award sponsored by one of our much-loved government arts institutions. I was very happy to hear that she wanted to nominate me, and we’ve spent the last few weeks pulling all the required information …

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  • It’s The Little Things

    Last week, I was in the studio recording some tracks for the always-awesome Laila Biali. We’ve been recording out at Teaneck Sound Recording, a terrific studio owned by world-class drummer Andrea Valentini. Andrea is an old friend of mine, we started playing together in Jim …

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  • Bass In The Studio

    I have to admit, I’ve become a little perplexed when it comes to what constitutes a good bass sound in the studio these days (see attached hysterical photo). Some of you who are members of my lesson site will be familiar with the video I …

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  • Remember To Have Fun

    A lot of times we get so caught up in learning our instrument, we forget the reason we started playing in the first place. For most of us, we started playing because it was fun. I went through a long period of time in my …

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