R.I.P. Jim Stinnett of Real Bass Lessons

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Wambemando, Feb 8, 2021.

  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    He was so positive, so modest, and so good! I wonder if he has a discography?
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  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
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  3. Samatza


    Apr 15, 2019
    I loved how he shared all these cool grooves and always seemed so happy. RIP, he will be greatly missed by many.
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  4. Phillynative


    Oct 5, 2020
  5. Pantofolaio79


    Oct 4, 2018
    Oh my God I'm really sad! RIP Jim .. do you know what he died of?
  6. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
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  7. Pantofolaio79


    Oct 4, 2018
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  8. ACRock


    Apr 26, 2018
    SR PA
    I wondered why Jim had not posted any lessons recently - then I saw this news. Very sad to hear of his passing. I feel fortinat to have had the opportunity to learn from him. "Now pick up your bass and play with me!"
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  9. FunkHead

    FunkHead Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    RIP Jim.
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  10. Hattie


    Mar 5, 2017
    Paris, France
    Super sad news. I discovered his channel a few years ago and his lessons are the only educational videos that I like to practise to.
    I hope his channel will live on. I sure am grateful for all his 'Real bass lessons'. Even though their number is now finite, they represent a lifetime supply of exercises to me.
    I would have loved to have the opportunity to thank him in person for that one day.
    Last edited: May 17, 2021
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  11. Midwesterner


    Mar 5, 2020
    Does anyone know if someone is going to maintain his website? I am sure his family are dealing with a lot with his passing, but I really want to keep supporting all the incredible work he produced. I have sent a couple of emails about purchasing a number of his books over the past month and haven't heard back.
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  12. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    I sent a message to Jim's email after his passing. I addressed it to the family (hoping they would read it eventually). I included a link to this thread so they could read all of our comments. I haven't heard back, but I'm sure they'll get to it at some point. I've bought some of his books and I would certainly buy more. He was one hell of a teacher!
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