In this lesson, I will show you how to play the Steely Dan song, Josie. The chart on this one is more complex with many chord changes. Its a great funk tune for the bass.
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In this lesson, I'll show you the simple bass part to the Luminere's Hey Ho on the U Bass.
In this Tone Bone lesson, I'll show you how the U Bass can be used for funk and soul music, emulating the sound of a Precision Bass with flatwound strings and the tone controls turned down.
In this lesson, I will show you a technique for using your thumb to pluck the strings while muting the strings with your palm to created a dark, thumpy tone good for funk or reggae and even old blues.
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.
In this lesson, I will show you a 4 note chromatic approach that can be used in funk and many other styles. Its a very common approach used in bass playing.
In this lesson, I'll show you how the triads formed by the I, IV and V chords interact to give you bass line ideas and options for this standard chord progression.
In this lesson, I'll show you the bass part to the Steve Miller Band's old standard, The Joker. It uses the basic I, IV, V progression.