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Contrapuntal Concepts
What does contrapuntal mean? How can it be applied to the bass guitar? How can I use it in my music? Want answers? Come and get 'em.
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 23241 Hits · 5.00/5 (27 ratings) · Last modified: 3/29/2002
 
This Is Funk 2
This one should appeal to all of you who liked the "This is Funk" lesson that I posted. The principle is much the same as the first. Take a simple funky lick, and see where it can take you. For both BEGINNERS and ADVANCED players
Funk/R&B · Advanced · 9226 Hits · 5.00/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 7/8/2009
 
Bach's Invention #1
Bach is great for all bassists to get a better idea how to move around to different chord and key changes.
Classical · Advanced · 10745 Hits · 5.00/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2005
 
Just For Fingures
Good warm up!!!!!take it slow...
Classical · Advanced · 5737 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 9/30/2001
 
Slap Tap Combo
A short tapping riff
Experimental · Advanced · 3316 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 9/14/2003
 
Familiar Tune, Unfamiliar Twist
Please disregard the fact that I accidentaly made an exact copy of this bass lick in the Funk/R&B section. The difference is in the tiotle and font, but please dont get mad about it, it was just a mistake, I apologize!
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 2003 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 3/25/2004
 
Let The Wind Blow
One of my favorite Dann Huff guitar lines, played on bass.
Rock/Pop · Advanced · 4434 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 10/10/2010
 
SpeedBumps
Play the lowest note of each measure with a thumb slap. (Don't get a speeding ticket).
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 2488 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/28/2003
 
Artificial Harmonics
The rudiments of playing artificial harmonics.
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 11934 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 9/4/2004
 
Band Song
Try this one
Metal · Advanced · 2085 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2003
 
Modal Exercise
One exercise covering all the modes in the G major Scale
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 1744 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 6/5/2006
 
Chord Progression Noodling- Part One
Having fun with the E-B-C-D chord progression.
Rock/Pop · Advanced · 5550 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 10/25/2008
 
1 Funky Kinda One
Its kinda funky in a way
Experimental · Advanced · 5435 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/9/2004
 
Local Hero's
MY bands NEW song
Punk · Advanced · 4584 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/20/2004
 
Agaainst Method
Reworked version
Metal · Advanced · 4107 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 2/16/2004
 
Our Father In Heaven
A fun groove for an A- Asus chord progression.
Christian · Advanced · 2248 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/4/2009
 
Jaco Style Arpeggio Exercise
This is an arpeggio exercise that I saw Jaco do on TV.
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 2140 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/4/2007
 
North Atlantic Storm
Some scary sounding music to play for Halloween...
Other · Advanced · 2130 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2006
 
Set Myself Free
Woke up and felt the need to breath my bass. Theres more to this song but I'm limited with this website. Please respond to it, tell me what you think. Hope it helps you.
Other · Advanced · 1744 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 1/8/2002
 
Tappin Solo
20. Tappin Solo (#22608)
by Josh Dunn (25)
A little tappin diddly i wrote a while back
Metal · Advanced · 1406 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/15/2007
 
Stranger - A Verse
The verse of "Stranger" (originally "Stranac") of the croatian band ORCA.
Metal · Advanced · 1388 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 2/23/2012
 
A Days Reverie
A nice melody for you, meant for but one bass.
Classical · Advanced · 7887 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 9/27/2002
 
Tapping Exercices
Exercises for those who want to improve the skill of 2-hand-tapping and add some more fingers to their current technique.
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 4312 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 9/6/2005
 
1 Cycle Strange
Interesting
Experimental · Advanced · 3851 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/27/2004
 
Prelude In G Major, BWV 1007
From the first suite of J.S. Bach's Six Suites for Cello Solo, BWV 1007-1012
Classical · Advanced · 3624 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/13/2009
 
Odd Time Signatures
For all you improvisers out there, heres some help on working with odd time signatures.
Other · Advanced · 2993 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/29/2004
 
Bach Two-Part Invention #13
This is a duet based on J.S. Bach's 2-part invention #13 in A Minor. Like the Irish fiddle tunes I've transcribed for bass, Bach's music builds technique.
Classical · Advanced · 2902 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/1/2008
 
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
More 19th century Christmas classics
Classical · Advanced · 2478 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/27/2013
 
The Dark Side
Can you remember the first time this theme is introduced?
Classical · Advanced · 2126 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 1/11/2009
 
Soloing Over Chords
Bass solo
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 2069 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 6/3/2004
 
Ampersand
31. Ampersand (#19698)
by Geoff Hinkle (112)
Another section of a solo of mine. Good for warming up.
Experimental · Advanced · 2001 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 10/27/2005
 
Classic Sounding Line
A pretty cool line, check it out
Other · Advanced · 1837 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/6/2001
 
Von In B
This is a classical piece I wrote. It's fun to play so enjoy! Take it slow and then work your way up with it and play it as fast as you want. Bye.
Classical · Advanced · 1704 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2003
 
Handels Air, From Water Works
Very difficult range, in fact, much of the inner voices, and ties had to be eliminated. Notice the dotted eight notes, slash sixteenth that is prevelent. this transcription is dedicated to dave and his good horn pipe.
Classical · Advanced · 1160 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/30/2008
 
Arpeggio For Traversing The Neck
An arpeggio that will get you to the upper register smoothly and quickly, as well as helping you with note names in the middle upper register of the neck.
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 1097 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/4/2007
 
Pedro, The Purple-Headed Yogurt Slinger
What? He's a character from Boy's Life. Pedro is a purple donkey who works at a frozen yogurt shop. Why, what were you thinking?
Experimental · Advanced · 1006 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 12/13/2007
 
Chordal Approach
This lesson is all about loosening up your fingers, strumming out some chords, and having some fun.
Other · Advanced · 961 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 12/12/2005
 
Persian Story
My band bass line!
World · Advanced · 716 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/13/2010
 
Exotic Scales
A reference of strange and exotic scales.
Theory/Reference · Advanced · 8800 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 9/9/2006
 
Mark - Ska/punk (1)
Something that's not extremely fast, but requires a wealthy amount of coordination. The intention of this lesson is to help you figure out how to find a "groove" to create a ska part.
Punk · Advanced · 6956 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 9/2/2001