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11/04/2019

Deep Thinking: Purple Haze

Hi Everyone, this issue’s challenge is to play some Jimi Hendrix. I have transcribed the introduction to Purple Haze as ...

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19/09/2018

Staying Healthy As A Working Musician

Tattletale Saints’ bass player and singer Vanessa McGowan has previously provided NZM readers with insightful lessons and ...

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13/07/2018

Kevin Haines: Playing Bass Now & Then

Kevin Haines is a double bass player who has played in the New Zealand jazz scene for over 50 years. After a long and continuing ...

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17/07/2017

Deep Thinking: Chuck Berry

Just as I had finished writing about the mathematical complexities of Meshuggah and Tessaract in the last edition, the news ...

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01/09/2016

Paul Dyne – An Interview With Pania Simmonds

Paul Dyne is a Wellington-based jazz musician specialising in double bass. Born in Timaru, his own musical education has ...

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26/06/2016

Deep Thinking: Mr. Faun’s Afternoon

A very happy and successful New Year to you. Following on from the last issues cross-handed tapping piece, I have written ...

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08/04/2016

Deep Thinking: And We Could Be Heroes…

This issue’s Deep Thinking column presented a dilemma. The last couple of years have seen the bass world lose two of its ...

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20/12/2015

Deep Thinking: Chris Squire – Godfather of Prog Bass

Deep Thinking is making a brief return to the world of progressive rock in this issue to make a tribute to the great Yes ...

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