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can someone help me with this?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by societysfinest, Jul 19, 2003.


  1. Lately i have not been challenged by bass(i am not being cocky.), and it might just be because of the music i listen to. CAn someone recommend some artists or songs that i should learn songs by. Songs with a nice pocket, and easy improv. Or songs that have a set bassline, either way.thanks.
     
  2. Gabu

    Gabu

    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Okay, now let's extract a couple of items out of your request:

    1) Lately i have not been challenged by bass

    2) Songs with a nice pocket, and easy improv.

    3) Or songs that have a set bassline

    As far as I can see, the problem is that you are not challenging yourself. If you want a challenge, teach yourself to read notation.
     
  3. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
    Why not got to a Tower records or Borders and spend some time at the listening stations, in particular, listen to things that you don't normally listen to. Oh, and take a crack at some melodies written in standard notation.
     
  4. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    What do you do right now with bass? Are you practicing, working on becoming a musician, or do you simply learn a couple of songs you like, and that's it? The goal and challenge of becoming a musician, in every sense of the word, is a lifelong journey, sure to present you with enough challenges and motivitation that you would not be bored or searching for more, not within a thousand lifetimes.