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0h09m

Learn Bass Lessons - Introduction to the bass guitar

Lesson 1
An overview of the key components that together make up the bass guitar.

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An introduction to the Bass Guitar, how to Tune and some useful tips to achieve good Technique.

Have you ever been interested in bass guitar? Have you ever wanted to jam with your friends or learn a few of your favourite songs? Then why not take the opportunity to learn from the very beginning and at your own pace.
This progressive series of lessons are a perfect solution for anyone wanting to learn, or alternatively would grow into a valuable resource for any teaching professional.
In this opening series you'll learn all about the instrument, how to tune and some great tips to help you on the way to developing the basic techniques and coordination needed to achieve your musical goals!

0h07m

Learn Bass Lessons - Developing basic technique

Lesson 2
How to interact with the instrument and lay the foundation for good technique.

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0h08m

Learn Bass Lessons - Tuning

Lesson 3
Tuning the instrument and learning to train your musical ear.

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0h09m

Learn Bass Lessons - Technique Plucking

Lesson 4
An introduction to Technique focusing on the Plucking Hand.

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0h07m

Learn Bass Lessons - Technique Fretting

Lesson 5
The Fretting Hand, how to fret notes and learning to be more efficient.

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0h08m

Learn Bass Lessons - Learning the notes of the fretboard

Lesson 6
Learning the Fingerboard and associating frets with actual musical notes.

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Lessons 6 -- 10

Learning the basics of the Music Language and applying them on Instrument in a way to develop your Technique.

Sharing knowledge and experience with other musicians is a great way to improve and stay motivated, but it's essential to communicate in a way that other musicians understand.
In this series you'll quickly learn the basics of the musical language to give you the knowledge and confidence of associating frets with actual musical notes. Along the way you'll also be introduced to some exercises to further challenge and develop your technique and set you on your way to mastering the instrument.
Please don't think that these early lessons are just for the beginner, as Richie shares a wealth of information, advice and some conc

0h11m

Learn Bass Lessons - 4 fret technical exercise

Lesson 7
An exercise to coordinate the two hands and get them working together as one unit.

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Lessons 6 -- 10

Learning the basics of the Music Language and applying them on Instrument in a way to develop your Technique.

Sharing knowledge and experience with other musicians is a great way to improve and stay motivated, but it's essential to communicate in a way that other musicians understand.
In this series you'll quickly learn the basics of the musical language to give you the knowledge and confidence of associating frets with actual musical notes. Along the way you'll also be introduced to some exercises to further challenge and develop your technique and set you on your way to mastering the instrument.
Please don't think that these early lessons are just for the beginner, as Richie shares a wealth of information, advice an

0h07m

Learn Bass Lessons - Co-ordinating left and right hands

Lesson 08: working on the co-ordination of left and right hand techniques

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Lessons 6 -- 10

Learning the basics of the Music Language and applying them on Instrument in a way to develop your Technique.

Sharing knowledge and experience with other musicians is a great way to improve and stay motivated, but it's essential to communicate in a way that other musicians understand.
In this series you'll quickly learn the basics of the musical language to give you the knowledge and confidence of associating frets with actual musical notes. Along the way you'll also be introduced to some exercises to further challenge and develop your technique and set you on your way to mastering the instrument.
Please don't think that these early lessons are just for the beginner, as Richie shares a wealth of information, advice and some concepts tha

0h07m

Learn Bass Lessons - The World of Scales

Lesson 09 - The world of scales

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Lessons 6 -- 10

Learning the basics of the Music Language and applying them on Instrument in a way to develop your Technique.

Sharing knowledge and experience with other musicians is a great way to improve and stay motivated, but it's essential to communicate in a way that other musicians understand.
In this series you'll quickly learn the basics of the musical language to give you the knowledge and confidence of associating frets with actual musical notes. Along the way you'll also be introduced to some exercises to further challenge and develop your technique and set you on your way to mastering the instrument.
Please don't think that these early lessons are just for the beginner, as Richie shares a wealth of information, advice and some concepts that can help even the seasoned player!

0h11m

Learn Bass Lessons - The major scale

Lesson 10 - Learning scales.. the building block for the majority of Western Music

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Lessons 6 -- 10

Learning the basics of the Music Language and applying them on Instrument in a way to develop your Technique.

Sharing knowledge and experience with other musicians is a great way to improve and stay motivated, but it's essential to communicate in a way that other musicians understand.
In this series you'll quickly learn the basics of the musical language to give you the knowledge and confidence of associating frets with actual musical notes. Along the way you'll also be introduced to some exercises to further challenge and develop your technique and set you on your way to mastering the instrument.
Please don't think that these early lessons are just for the beginner, as Richie shares a wealth of information, advice and some conce

0h07m

Learn Bass Lessons - the 12 major scales

Lesson 11
Learning to Play the 12 Major Scales and developing yourself as a Musician.

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Lessons 11 -- 15

Some of the keys skills needed to develop as a musician, taking the first steps in finding your musical voice and developing your chord knowledge.

All the great bass players, past and present all have something in common... A unique musical voice!
If you've ever found yourself guessing what to play as opposed to knowing what to play, then this series of lessons will give you a good foundation to build upon.
Learn about music in a way that bridges the gap between the theoretical and the practical and in no time you'll be moving around the instrument with a deeper level of confidence and understanding and more importantly, you'll be taking the first steps in developing your own musical voice.

0h07m

Learn Bass Lesson - Key Signatures

Lesson 12
Key Signatures and simplifying how you think of notes in any Major Scale.

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Lessons 11 -- 15

Some of the keys skills needed to develop as a musician, taking the first steps in finding your musical voice and developing your chord knowledge.

All the great bass players, past and present all have something in common... A unique musical voice!
If you've ever found yourself guessing what to play as opposed to knowing what to play, then this series of lessons will give you a good foundation to build upon.
Learn about music in a way that bridges the gap between the theoretical and the practical and in no time you'll be moving around the instrument with a deeper level of confidence and understanding and more importantly, you'll be taking the first steps in developing your own musical voice.

0h10m

Learn Bass Lesson - The Major Triad and how Scales are linked to Chords

Lesson 13
The Major Triad and how Scales are linked to Chords.

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Lessons 11 -- 15

Some of the keys skills needed to develop as a musician, taking the first steps in finding your musical voice and developing your chord knowledge.

All the great bass players, past and present all have something in common... A unique musical voice!
If you've ever found yourself guessing what to play as opposed to knowing what to play, then this series of lessons will give you a good foundation to build upon.
Learn about music in a way that bridges the gap between the theoretical and the practical and in no time you'll be moving around the instrument with a deeper level of confidence and understanding and more importantly, you'll be taking the first steps in developing your own musical voice.

0h09m

Learn Bass Lessons - Introducing Arpeggios

Lesson 14
Introducing Arpeggios and using them to take the first steps in finding your musical voice.

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Lessons 11 -- 15

Some of the keys skills needed to develop as a musician, taking the first steps in finding your musical voice and developing your chord knowledge.

All the great bass players, past and present all have something in common... A unique musical voice!
If you've ever found yourself guessing what to play as opposed to knowing what to play, then this series of lessons will give you a good foundation to build upon.
Learn about music in a way that bridges the gap between the theoretical and the practical and in no time you'll be moving around the instrument with a deeper level of confidence and understanding and more importantly, you'll be taking the first steps in developing your own musical voice.

0h09m

Learn Bass Lessons - Extending the Major Triad

Lesson 15
Extending the Major Triad and how this affects Chords and Arpeggios.

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Lessons 11 -- 15

Some of the keys skills needed to develop as a musician, taking the first steps in finding your musical voice and developing your chord knowledge.

All the great bass players, past and present all have something in common... A unique musical voice!
If you've ever found yourself guessing what to play as opposed to knowing what to play, then this series of lessons will give you a good foundation to build upon.
Learn about music in a way that bridges the gap between the theoretical and the practical and in no time you'll be moving around the instrument with a deeper level of confidence and understanding and more importantly, you'll be taking the first steps in developing your own musical voice.

0h12m

Learn Bass Lessons - Major Scale exercises to use in your daily practice routine

Lesson 16
A series of Major Scale exercises to use in your daily practice routine.

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Developing a daily practice routine, an introduction to Modes and advice on creating basslines of your own.

It's true that practice really does make perfect, but perhaps you're a little guilty of just playing what you know instead of practicing the things you don't?
If this is the case, then the opening lesson in this series will serve as a good motivator in developing a daily practice routine that will ensure you're always pushing yourself and improving in the right areas.
Also in this series, Richie demystifies the world of Modes -- A subject that's often overcomplicated and hard to grasp.
He shares his ideas and presents it in a way that'll get you understanding the new knowledge and applying it on the instrument.

0h08m

Learn Bass Lessons - Modes

Lesson 17
Introducing the concept of Modes, where they come from and how they're created.

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Lessons 16 -- 20

Developing a daily practice routine, an introduction to Modes and advice on creating basslines of your own.

It's true that practice really does make perfect, but perhaps you're a little guilty of just playing what you know instead of practicing the things you don't?
If this is the case, then the opening lesson in this series will serve as a good motivator in developing a daily practice routine that will ensure you're always pushing yourself and improving in the right areas.
Also in this series, Richie demystifies the world of Modes -- A subject that's often overcomplicated and hard to grasp.
He shares his ideas and presents it in a way that'll get you understanding the new knowledge and applying it on the instrument

0h09m

Learn Bass Lessons - the Dorian mode

Lesson 18
Developing the concept of Modes, the Dorian mode

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Lessons 16 -- 20

Developing a daily practice routine, an introduction to Modes and advice on creating basslines of your own.

It's true that practice really does make perfect, but perhaps you're a little guilty of just playing what you know instead of practicing the things you don't?
If this is the case, then the opening lesson in this series will serve as a good motivator in developing a daily practice routine that will ensure you're always pushing yourself and improving in the right areas.
Also in this series, Richie demystifies the world of Modes -- A subject that's often overcomplicated and hard to grasp.
He shares his ideas and presents it in a way that'll get you understanding the new knowledge and applying it on the instrument.

0h13m

Learn Bass Lesson 19 - The Dorian Mode

Lesson 19

The Dorian mode and the intervals that are contained within it

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Lessons 16 -- 20

Developing a daily practice routine, an introduction to Modes and advice on creating basslines of your own.

It's true that practice really does make perfect, but perhaps you're a little guilty of just playing what you know instead of practicing the things you don't?
If this is the case, then the opening lesson in this series will serve as a good motivator in developing a daily practice routine that will ensure you're always pushing yourself and improving in the right areas.
Also in this series, Richie demystifies the world of Modes -- A subject that's often overcomplicated and hard to grasp.
He shares his ideas and presents it in a way that will get you understanding the new knowledge and applying it on the instrument.

0h13m

Learn Bass Lessons - The Dorian Mode 2

Lesson 20

The Dorian Mode 2 Creating bass lines from the Dorian mode

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Lessons 16 -- 20

Developing a daily practice routine, an introduction to Modes and advice on creating basslines of your own.

It's true that practice really does make perfect, but perhaps you're a little guilty of just playing what you know instead of practicing the things you don't?
If this is the case, then the opening lesson in this series will serve as a good motivator in developing a daily practice routine that will ensure you're always pushing yourself and improving in the right areas.
Also in this series, Richie demystifies the world of Modes -- A subject that's often overcomplicated and hard to grasp.
He shares his ideas and presents it in a way that'll get you understanding the new knowledge and applying it on the instrument.