Rock 3 – Harmonic Convergence

February 10th, 2017

In this pack, Mike Visceglia introduces the most common notes that make up rock bass lines. You will learn how to play the roots of chords, the neutral fifth, the major and minor pentatonic, and the major, minor, and dominant seventh arpeggios.

Fretless – First Notes

April 28th, 2016

Mark Egan gets you started with your new fretless bass by giving you a comprehensive set of seven exercises that focus on intonation.

Walking Concepts

February 23rd, 2016

Tom Kennedy introduces you to his approach to walking bass lines. He covers time, feel, note choice, line shape, and more in this comprehensive walking primer.

Brazilian Grooves

December 2nd, 2015

This sixth pack in Lincoln Goines’ series Working With the Language of Rhythm: Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Groove Concepts for Bass explores the Samba, Samba Funk, Partido Alto, and Baiao grooves.

Getting Sound From Different Amps

October 15th, 2015

Mike Pope teaches you everything your need to know to get a good, personalized sound from any amp or speaker. His systematic approach will help you find a workable sound in almost any situation.

Hand Exercises

October 7th, 2015

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.

Fretless: The Right Hand Attack and Touch

August 11th, 2015

Mark Egan focuses on the oft neglected right hand and helps you to improve your attack and touch. The lessons are also useful for fretted players looking for right hand guidance. For beginning players.

Fretless: The Left Hand

July 21st, 2015

Mark Egan introduces some fun exercises for the fretless bass that will help you with your left hand strength, dexterity, and intonation. The lessons are also useful for fretted players looking for left hand guidance. For beginning players.

Fretless – Overview and Basics

July 14th, 2015

Mark Egan’s introduction to fretless bass. You’ll learn how to set up your fretless, use equalizers and effects, and get your first notes using fret lines.

Getting Sound From Your Bass

June 15th, 2015

In this pack, Mike Pope teaches you everything your need to know to get a good, personalized sound from your bass. You’ll learn how to use your hands and your basses built in controls to alter your tone. For beginning players.

Looping

June 9th, 2015

In this pack, bass superstar Victor Wooten offers 8 different lessons using a loop pedal to develop time, groove, feel, articulation and phrasing. He also explores improvised groove and soloing concepts. The lessons are beginner to intermediate and will tighten up your time as well as inspire your creativity.

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!

Songo Bomba and Timba

May 21st, 2015

Lincoln Goines continues his series Working With the Language of Rhythm: Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Groove Concepts for Bass. This pack introduces the songo, bomba, and timba with examples over multiple different changes including a full band play-along.

Upscale Living

May 6th, 2015

Mike discusses motifs, tenths, ghost notes, riffs, and the blues. This pack is best suited for beginning players.

Master of Your Domain

Two new ways of creating bass lines as well as introducing the theory behind thirteenth, diminished, and augmented chords.

Theory Reference Pack: Chords: Triads

May 1st, 2015

In this pack, Robin Keats introduces you to triads. Triads are the basic three note groupings or chords that are fundamental to all music. This pack is a must have for all beginning players.

Theory Reference Pack: Chords: Seventh Chords

In this pack, Robin Keats introduces you to seventh chords. Seventh chords are used to describe groupings of four notes and are fundamental to all styles of music. This pack is for beginning or intermediate players.

Tone

April 10th, 2015

In this pack, bass superstar Victor Wooten offers 7 different lessons on tone, featuring plucking positions, muting, attack, note duration, dynamics, sustain, and playing spaces and accents. The lessons are beginner to intermediate and will serve as a vital source to your overall sound.

Harmonic Variations in the Blues

April 1st, 2015

In this pack, Ivan Bodley introduces you to the harmonic variations in the blues. You’ll extend your knowledge of basic blues changes by learning some of the most common and popular variations on those changes. This pack is suited for beginning players.

Bass ASAP 9

In this pack, you will learn the Root-5-8 pattern that is essential to all styles of bass playing. New play-along tracks are provided for further practice.

Bass ASAP 8

This pack explores new techniques, and musical concepts. Learn the Finger-Roll technique to help you play across the E and A strings. Learn the interval relationships of I to IV and I to V, as well as playing octaves between the E and A strings.

Bass ASAP 7

March 9th, 2015

In this pack, you will learn how to play the octaves of all six notes on the A string. The four different play-along tracks will help you will practice the A string octaves in context, with mixed rhythms.

Technique Pack

February 26th, 2015

In this pack, Tom Kennedy teaches you about both right and left hand technique. The exercises will help you achieve better tone, play more fluidly, play faster, and play with more consistency. This pack is for beginning players.

Bass ASAP 6

February 24th, 2015

In this pack, you will learn the three new notes on the A string: A#, B, and C#. You will practice the notes with mixed rhythms in three new play-along tracks.

Bass ASAP 5

In this pack, you will learn three notes on the A string: A, C, and D, and practice them in context with four different mixed-rhythm play-along tracks.

Bass and Bass Drum = Kissing Cousins

December 29th, 2014

This pack introduces you to five of the most common bass drum patterns used by rock drummers. You’ll learn how to groove to these patterns with live drum play-alongs. Use them to learn Mike’s chord progressions and then to create progressions of your own!

Fundamentals of the Blues

In this pack, Ivan Bodley introduces you to the blues. You’ll learn the basic blues chord changes and some great bass patterns to play over them. This pack is suited for beginning players or players new to the blues.

Clave and Tumbao Part 2

December 22nd, 2014

Lincoln Goines continues his series Working With the Language of Rhythm: Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Groove Concepts for Bass. This pack offers an in depth look at the tumbao with examples over multiple different changes and with a full band play-along.

Clave and Tumbao Part 1

December 4th, 2014

Lincoln Goines introduces his series Working With the Language of Rhythm: Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Groove Concepts for Bass. Learn the clave, the basic rhythm underlying Afro-Cuban music, as well as bass lines for the tumbao, son montuno, and guajira.

Warm-Up Pack

October 20th, 2014

7 different lessons covering both the physical and mental aspects of proper warm-up.