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02/08/2019

Deep Thinking: Weather Report’s Birdland

For this issue, I have transcribed the opening bass part on the seminal Weather Report track Birdland from the band’s 1977 ...

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10/06/2019

Finding Your Voice: Just Keep Swimming

Just keep swimming: A hero's quest. ‘If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what good am ...

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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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14/02/2019

Guitar Cool: 11 Things I Learnt From Carl Verheyen

Earlier this year I was in Los Angeles and caught up with the amazing guitarist Carl Verheyen (pronounced Ver-high-in) at ...

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07/09/2018

Deep Thinking: Sidney Carton’s Steps

This Deep Thinking piece is a solo bass tune with a nod in the direction of Charles Dickens (a ‘nod’ being the important ...

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23/07/2018

Finding Your Voice: The Yoga Of Voice

This column investigates and celebrates the connection between the physical body, spirit and sound. I combine vocal warm-ups ...

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05/04/2018

SongHubs 2018 Participants

APRA AMCOS NZ has announced the participants of SongHubs 2018 - a professional songwriting workshop to be held at Auckland's ...

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12/10/2017

US Jazz Bassist Nathan Brown Announces Nationwide Tour

American upright bassist and rising jazz star Nathan Brown, one of the most in-demand bassists in New York City, will be ...

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09/05/2012

Guitar Cool: Blues Scale Primer

The minor pentatonic scale is a favourite scale for rock guitarists to get ideas for soloing, with the Blues scale being ...

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