New video! Eva Stenström Limited ”Allt under himmelens fäste”

This song is a traditional folk tune from Gotland, Sweden. Eva and I started playing it as a duo on our trip to Brazil back in 2015. We wanted to bring some examples of traditional Swedish folk music on our trip. To make it work in a ubass and vocals setting I played the bassFortsätt läsa ”New video! Eva Stenström Limited ”Allt under himmelens fäste””

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A tribute to one of my musical heroes: Steve Swallow

This is a little tribute to one of my musical heroes: Mr Steve Swallow. I have listened to his Music for quite some time and have always admired his unique approach to playing bass. In my version I play fingerstyle although Mr Swallow uses a pick. One of his most famous compositions are Falling Grace.Fortsätt läsa ”A tribute to one of my musical heroes: Steve Swallow”

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What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? Lesson 4

Lesson 4 –  combining plucking/picking and fretting hands (and a basic harmony lesson) Q’s: I need to develop my technique to better sync my left and right hand. I also want to be more expressive and vary my tone/touch, note length and phrasing. Are there any exercises I can do to develop this? The startingFortsätt läsa ”What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? Lesson 4″

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What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? Lesson 3

Lesson 3 – basic fretting hand technique Q’s: Should I use different approaches wether I play a fretless of fretted UBass? How can I do warm-ups? Basic fretting techniques? In Lesson 3 the focus is the fretting hand. From where and how to put your fingers on the fretboard to get the best sound toFortsätt läsa ”What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? Lesson 3″

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Playubass at the 2017 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA

My trip to Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, CA

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NEWS FLASH! Official release of ”Jag vet att vi ses snart igen/Manhã De Carnaval” on YouTube and digital outlets!

  Hi, I’m very exited to finally be able to share this song! I have worked on my album project on and off since 2012 and this tune especially has been very important to me. It has seen its ups and downs, I have had copyright issues and other problems that have delayed the releaseFortsätt läsa ”NEWS FLASH! Official release of ”Jag vet att vi ses snart igen/Manhã De Carnaval” on YouTube and digital outlets!”

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Video Premiere of a special song next Friday, July 7. See teaser video now!

  Hi, Next week I will release a very special song. Its meant to show my love for Brazil and Brazilian music. It’s a bi-lingual duet of one of the most famous Brazilian songs. Please have look at this studio sessions teaser and prepar for the video premiere next Friday, July 7. Can hardly waitFortsätt läsa ”Video Premiere of a special song next Friday, July 7. See teaser video now!”

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Video lesson 10- now for everyone!

  Hi, Last summer i released a video where I performed a version of a classic Swedish folk song, ”Visa från Utanmyra”. I also released a video lesson but it was only available for my newsletter subscribers. It’s now available for everyone! Have fun playing this great and beautiful melody and bass part! Link toFortsätt läsa ”Video lesson 10- now for everyone!”

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It is here: Learn to play the Ubass – Basic techniques. Get your copy now at the iBook store

Hi, After three years in the making, I’m proud to announce that my first interactive ebook is live at the iBook store! The ebook is packed with amazing features that make learning about the Ubass a new and exciting experience! I will go through these features in detail in a future blog post but forFortsätt läsa ”It is here: Learn to play the Ubass – Basic techniques. Get your copy now at the iBook store”

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Ubassists of the World – Abraham Laboriel

Hi, One day in July I got the news that one of my bass heroes would come to Sweden for one gig. We are both Kala Ubass Endorsees (which is pretty amazing to start with) so I managed to hook up with him through the company.  The meeting/concert was in the southern parts of SwedenFortsätt läsa ”Ubassists of the World – Abraham Laboriel”

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