Volume 09

Sabotage - Beastie Boys

In this lesson I will show you how to play the riffs in Sabotage. This is an odd recording where its hard to tell if parts are being played by bass or a de-tuned guitar. The key of the recording is in Ab.

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Volume 18

Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

This is one of the most requested songs that bands want to learn so I thought why not take a close look at John Paul Jones iconic bass part to the song. So much fun...

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Volume 01

How to Use a Pick

In this lesson, I will show you the technique of pick playing; how to hold the pick and pluck the strings.

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Volume 12

Drop D Tuning

In this lesson, we'll explore an alternate tuning for the bass, drop D. In this tuning, the low E string is tuned down a whole step to D.

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Volume 15

Roundabout P1 of 5

This is part one of the lessons on 'Roundabout' by Yes. Chris Squire created a difficult but rewarding bass line for this classic prog rock tune.

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Volume 17

Shut Up and Dance with Me

In this lesson we will look at one of the most popular songs of last year (2015), Shut Up and Dance with Me by Walk the Moon. I've worked with these guys in the studio and share Kevin's love of P basses! Enjoy.

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Volume 15

Roundabout P2 of 5

Part two of this epic lesson on 'Roudabout' by Yes.

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Volume 01

How to Fret a Note

In this lesson I will show you how to fret a note on the neck of the bass.

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Volume 01

How to Mute a Note - Left Hand (Neck Hand)

In this lesson, I will show you how to mute a note using your left hand or the hand that is on the neck of the bass. Muting notes is just as important as plucking notes, making for cleaner bass playing.

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Volume 15

Roundabout P4 of 5

Yet another part of this very long song lesson for Yes's Roudabout.

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Volume 15

Roundabout P5 of 5

The last part in a series of lessons on the juggernaut bass part for Yes's Roundabout.

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Volume 01

Muting Technique with Pick

In this lesson, I will cover muting techniques used while playing with a pick. There are some differences between this and muting while playing with your fingers.

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Volume 15

Roundabout P3 of 5

Part three of 'Roudabout' by Yes. Yup, this is a long one.

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