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14/07/2021

Deep Thinking: Heavy Weather Hombre

This issue’s piece is a bit of a tough hombre. (See that, I used Spanish, not bad for a bassist!) I have transcribed one ...

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16/02/2021

Deep Thinking: Black And White Boy… On Bass

As we’ve spent the last few issues doing some tricky stuff more suited to solo bass performances, I thought that this issue’s ...

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29/01/2021

Ex-Pat Files: Opiuo

Oscar Davey-Wraight grew up in Ngatimoti near Motueka – neither a metropolis nor musical hotbed. These days though you’ll ...

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14/10/2020

Road Rules: 5 Ways To Make The Most Of A Gig-Free Year

You could look at 2020 as a terrible time to think about your music career. Tours are cancelled and venues either shut down ...

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09/10/2020

Deep Thinking: Alex And His Ragtime Bass

Hi everyone, for this lesson, I have taken the liberty of using a piece that I wrote as a study for my UK students before ...

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15/09/2020

Deep Thinking: Cross Hand Exercises

Hi everyone! Many movies have a prequel delivered after the main feature has been released, but this article is the other ...

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19/08/2020

Road Rules: Ten Ways To Become A Better Musician At Home

A complete guide for improving your ear, memory, technique, and music reading at home, right now. Use your practice time ...

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17/01/2020

Deep Thinking: Carol Kaye Of The Wrecking Crew

In this Deep Thinking session, we are going to look at a couple of tracks recorded by legendary US session bassist, Carol ...

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