Nate Watts’ Greatest Hits: Assorted Artists

October 11th, 2018

Nate Watts explores some the greatest hits he recorded for various artists including Michael Jackson, the Pointer Sisters, and Sergio Mendes. Nate demonstrates his lines and offers stories about the recordings.

Nate Watt: Influences

In this pack, Nate Watts explores some of his influences and discusses his early adoption of the keyboard bass.

Nate Watts’ Greatest Hits: Stevie Wonder

October 10th, 2018

Nate Watts explores some the greatest hits he recorded for Stevie Wonder. In addition to demonstrating the lines, Nate offers stories and anecdotes about the recording sessions themselves.

Hybrid-Synthetic Claves: Odd-Time Exercises

April 14th, 2016

This seventh pack in Lincoln Goines’ series Working With the Language of Rhythm: Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Groove Concepts for Bass explores odd-time claves or what Lincoln calls hybrid-synthetic claves. For intermediate to advanced players.

Articulation & Sound

March 30th, 2016

Mike Pope explores articulation and sound and how it can affect a particular feel or groove. Mike gives several side-by-side comparisons that make his ideas clear and make the lessons fun to practice along to. For intermediate or advanced players.

Playing Thru Chromatic Changes

January 14th, 2016

Mike Pope takes a deep look at soloing over changes that are moving chromatically. Mike’s step-by-step lessons help you build toward playing smoother, less cliché solos. For advanced or advanced/intermediate players.

Chord Studies Part 3: Voice Leading

November 12th, 2015

The third and final pack in Felix Pastorius’ Chord Studies Series is particularly beautiful. Felix demonstrates his innovative approach to voice leading descending drop 2 chords through the major scale. For advanced players.

Chord Studies Part 2: Voice Leading

October 29th, 2015

The second pack in Felix Pastorius’ Chord Studies Series is not for the faint of heart. Felix demonstrates his innovative approach to voice leading drop 2 chords through the major scale. Advanced players will discover a wealth of information in this pack.

Harmonics

October 21st, 2015

In this pack, bass superstar Victor Wooten offers 6 different lessons on harmonics, running the gamut from natural, artificial and chord harmonics to sliding harmonics. The lessons are intermediate in level and will open up new palettes of sound for you.

Tapping

October 7th, 2015

In this pack, bass superstar Victor Wooten offers 8 different lessons on tapping, from proper technique and tapped chords and scales, to two-handed tapping for bass-and-chord rhythmic patterns. The lessons are intermediate to advanced and will result in tapping becoming a major component of your playing vocabulary.

Hand Exercises

In this pack, bass superstar Victor Wooten offers 8 different lessons on hand exercises, stressing muscle development for strength, stamina, flexibility and tone for both the right and left hands. The lessons are beginner to advanced and are guaranteed to prepare you physically and mentally for any and all musical tasks at hand.

Chord Studies Part 1: Four-Note Chords

July 14th, 2015

New ways to think about and hear the most common four note seventh chords.

Strengthening Time Feels Using Polyrhythms

July 7th, 2015

In this pack, Linda Oh shows you how you can use a metronome and polyrhythms to strengthen your time feel. This is a very rich pack whose concepts will take much practice to master. Not for the faint of heart! (For advanced players.)

Creating a Groove

June 26th, 2015

In this pack, Tom Kennedy explains how he views funk grooves as either on beat or off beat. The six lessons each have a rich example that explores this concept and provides a fun, challenging way to practice it. Recommended for advanced players.

Bass Guru Sample Pack

May 27th, 2015

Check out this FREE sampler from Bass Guru! Just add this pack to your cart and go through our check out to create an account and try this pack for free today!

Fretboard Navigation 3: Spread Voicings

May 26th, 2015

This pack advances upon the already powerful ideas introduced in Fretboard Navigation 1 and 2 by introducing new permutations to your fretboard navigation practice routine. This series is of an intermediate to advanced level.

Motivic Development in Soloing

May 19th, 2015

Mike Pope teaches you the power of using motifs to develop clear and compelling solos. You’ll come away from this pack with many new ideas of how to organize and craft solos, ideas that work in all styles. For intermediate to advanced players.

Soloing

April 10th, 2015

In this pack, Tom Kennedy discusses various soloing concepts and strategies. The concepts are illustrated by examples played over the changes to All the Things You Are. This pack is suited for intermediate or advanced players.

Soloing

March 10th, 2015

In this pack, bass superstar Victor Wooten offers 10 different lessons on soloing, ranging from construction and development concepts to chord tones and scales. The lessons are intermediate to advanced and will change the way you think about taking a solo

Fretboard Navigation 2 – Triads Part 2

December 24th, 2014

This pack expands upon and completes the powerful ideas introduced in Fretboard Navigation 1. This series is of an intermediate to advanced level and will have you seeing the neck in a totally new light.

Fretboard Navigation 1: Triads – Part 1

December 4th, 2014

Felix introduces you to a powerful set of exercises that he has developed to help you learn to navigate your fretboard in new and exciting ways. This series is of an intermediate to advanced level and will have you seeing the neck in a totally new light.

Playing Upright on the Electric

October 20th, 2014

How to play the electric with an upright-like sound, covering tone, time feel, playing up the neck, pull-offs, playing in two, and more.

Advanced Thumb Technique Pack

8 different advanced thumb technique lessons, with the focus on triplets, chords and open-hammer plucks.

Theory Reference Pack – Modes of the Major Scale

Extends your knowledge of scales by teaching you all of the modes of the major scale.

Theory Reference Pack – Scales

Covers every scale that you will need to know while exploring Bass Guru

Double Stops & Intervals

Explore the use of double stops on the upright bass with lessons on tenths, sevenths, and thumb position intervals.