Let’s try out some ”New Orleans”-inspired funk on the UBass! You can read more about what inspired this groove lesson here. I’ve listened to a lot of funk with roots in New Orleans. I think that the ”rubbery” groove, that’s all over this style, makes me feel so good when I listen and play thisFortsätt läsa ”UBass Lesson 2 | Different music styles – lesson 1 – New Orleans Funk”
Hi! If you live in Sweden or Denmark and want to buy a Kala UBass please check out these alternatives: Musikverkstan (Sweden) http://www.musik-verkstan.se/showProduct.aspx?c1=1000&c2=1015&c3=1261&id=7076 Guitarshop.dk (Denmark) http://www.guitarshop.dk/product.asp?product=3782 I’ll post more links to other online or retail shops in more counties if anyone is interested!
Sting.com – Official Site and Official Fan Club for Sting – News > Sting.com 25 Years Countdown: 24 Days. And why not learn one of the bass lines from that first solo cd :-)) See previous posts!
Hi! OK here’s part 2 of my first UBass song lesson. It’s about learning to play the Sting classic ”Moon Over Bourbon Street” on a UBass (or any bass really). Please check out part 1 here (if you haven’t already) before you continue… In the video below I do a version based on the originalFortsätt läsa ”UBass Lesson 1 | Song lesson 1 – part 2”
Hi! Some thoughts about the UBass that may help you decide what version to try/buy! I’m doing this post as a response to a couple of emails I got! Thanks Stefan and Aron! About the difference between the fretted and fretless UBass: I haven’t played the fretted version more than once in a music store.Fortsätt läsa ”Tips on buying a Kala UBass!”
Hi! I have thought about making some UBass lessons for a while. So let’s kick it off with a pop song divided in a two part lesson. The song that I will cover here is ”Moon Over Bourbon Street” by Sting. Part One First up is the sheet music/TAB and some links to get youFortsätt läsa ”UBass Lesson 1 | Song Lesson 1 – part 1”
Hi! Once again a little video with my UBass. This time in the wonderful company of Andreas Gustafsson on vocals and Bror Engström on keyboard! It’s from a liveshow we did in July. As well as playing the bass part I ”wrestle” with a ”foot-controlled” tambourine that kind of has a life of it’s own, wantingFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 08”
I really like playin’ jazz on my UBass! This is a short solo on ”Ain’t Misbehavin’” by ”Fats” Waller. It’s recorded on my Korg Sound-on-sound recorder at a steady gig me and a couple of friends do at a water tower in Orebro, Sweden called ”Svampen” (The Mushroom :-)) This is from our 2011 gig. BesidesFortsätt läsa ”Jazz: A little solo on a classic jazz tune!”
I got to met a couple of really fantastic musicians on my trip to Nashville. One of the highlights was when I went to The Station Inn Monday on June 20 2011. The fabulous western swing band ”The Time Jumpers” played this night. They play every Monday. It sure was one of my best concertFortsätt läsa ”Meeting Dennis, Bob…and Vince @ The Station Inn, Nashville”
On June 16 I took a flight from Arlanda, Stockholm to Newark, New Jersey/New York. I brought my UBass. You’ll see what happened to it during a couple of posts! Stay tuned!