Modern Bass

Categories: Bass
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About Course

In this course, Ricardo teaches you how to develop your own unique sound and style on the bass. Ricardo will show you how to play with latin rhythms and grooves, and create bass lines over chord progressions. You will learn how to blend different styles of playing and be an effective bassist in any music genre.

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What Will You Learn?

  • Understand how to use bass for rhythm and melody.
  • Develop your technique.
  • Understand different styles and genres.
  • Learn to build on top of simple grooves.

Course Content

Using the Bass for Rhythm and Melody
Ricky demonstrates how to develop your sounds to fit into any playing situation.

  • Optimize Your Sound
    20:24
  • Controlling Your Sound
    25:23
  • Approach for a Big Sound
    22:31
  • Different Sounds
    17:46

Developing Your Technique
Ricky demonstrates four techniques used to create variations in your basslines.

The Bass in Latin Music
Ricky breaks down a series of latin rhythms and demonstrates how to create basslines that compliment them.

Learning Grooves
Ricky dives into more complicated rhythms and demonstrates how to build on simple grooves.

Styles and Genres
Ricky introduces three more latin rhythms and demonstrates how to incorporate them into other musical genres.

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