Detailed instruction in the instrument itself. Care and maintenance of the bass for maximum playability.
Reading and understanding tab for bass. All styles of music available in the studio’s extensive library.
Reading bass clef. Preparation for jazz band auditions and follow up tutoring for the required music. Understanding the musical forms available on bass. Learning to “see” the scale patterns described by musical notation.
Thorough instruction in rhythm and music theory to build original lines. Walking bass lines explained and composed.
Physical technique such as slap and pop bass. Left hand technique and conditioning exercises.
How to analyze music and create original bass content.