Advanced Thumb Technique

These intermediate to advanced lessons from Victor Wooten focus on triplets, chords and open-hammer plucks.

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Fretboard Navigation 1: Triads

Felix Pastorius helps you break out of your normal routines using chords instead of scales to broaden your tonal palette.

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Creating A Groove

Tom Kennedy teaches you how to create a feel that is just right.

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Articulation & Sound

Jaco vs Bootsy - Rocco vs Jaco - Mike Pope explores how articulation defines a player's style.

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Swinging the Electric Bass

Linda Oh discusses all the different things that go into getting a great swing feel on electric bass.

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Bass Guru Instructors

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Nate Watts
Mark Egan
Mike Pope
Ivan Bodley
Robin Keats
Mike Visceglia
Linda Oh
Ed Friedland
Tom Kennedy
Lincoln Goines

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Bass Guru™ is an online lesson site and app for Apple’s iPad and iPhone that features lesson “packs” taught by pro bass players demonstrating and sharing other insights and techniques. Each lesson demonstrates various techniques, groove playing, soloing, musical styles, getting sounds, and many other insights. Inside, you'll find a variety of lessons in many different styles such as rock, jazz, funk and latin, each presented in lessons specifically tailored for beginner, intermediate and advanced players.

Each lesson pack features Lesson Mode and Practice Mode. In Lesson Mode, you will watch a video demonstrating the lesson, just as if you were in a private lesson with the instructor. In Practice Mode, you get to work on the lesson yourself - see the lesson music written out, and hear it played for you. You can pause, loop, and mix the music with metronome while you play-along.

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