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18/05/2022

Road Rules: The Secret Sauce For Amplifying Your Audience

The Secret Sauce For Amplifying Your Audience: When I was 16 all I wanted in the world was to be Jaco Pastorius. I bought ...

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06/04/2022

Deep Thinking: Using The Pentatonic Scales

The last couple of Deep Thinking columns that featured one of Jaco Pastorius’ best pieces (IMHO) have maybe made the learning ...

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09/03/2022

Road Rules: Creative Ways For Musicians To Use NFTs

Lately it seems, the whole world is abuzz talking about NFTs and how they are going to change the world for artists across ...

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21/02/2022

Guitar Cool: You Can Learn A Lot From A Simple Lick

Many guitar players tend to overlook simple licks or riffs that come their way, not knowing that there is a lot of musical ...

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02/02/2022

Deep Thinking: Weather Report’s Teen Town (Part 2)

Admittedly it's been a while now, but in the last NZM issue we tackled one of Jaco Pastorius’ compositions for Weather ...

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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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10/06/2021

Soundcloud – How To Share Your Music Discretely

There are a number of reasons why you might want to make some of your new music discretely available online – peer feedback, ...

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04/05/2021

Building Blocks: Scheduling Creativity

Over the years my Building Blocks contributions to New Zealand Musician have focused mainly on sharing band management tips ...

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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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