In January I was fortunate to once again work with Kala at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. This time I managed to get a nice video from my little jam with Bakithi Kumalo on the classic Wayne Shorter tune ”Footprints”! In 2017 I had my first NAMM experience and met a lot ofFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with Bass Legend Bakithi Kumalo”
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”
Lesson 2 – basic plucking/picking hand technique [EDIT: This post was supposed to go live last Sunday September 3rd…This means were one week behind my initial plan to release these series of blog posts every Sunday for four weeks…Sorry!] Q’s: How can I get a nice round tone? Are there any differences playing with thumb,Fortsätt läsa ”What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? Lesson 2″
My trip to Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, CA
A Hi, The pictures above are from my trip to the NAMM show in Anaheim, CA back in January. I will do a featured blog post about the show but haven’t had the time to do that yet but it will come! So why are these pictures in this post about a ubass sighting? Well,Fortsätt läsa ”Ubass sighting: Fretted acoustic/electric ubass spotted with Bokanté!”
Hi, I have been using products from Gruvgear since 2013 with a focus on their FretWraps. The FretWraps makes it possible to dampen open strings when playing a higher register or simply want to get rid of unwanted string/fret noise. Here’s a video showing some ways I have used the FretWraps with Ubass. The companyFortsätt läsa ”Review: Gruvgear Gigblade for Baritone Ukulele/Ubass”
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”
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”
Hi, The newly re-designed solid body ubasses in the Kala California series are here! Can’t wait until I get to try these ones out that among a lot of new things features a longer scale length. Get all the details HERE and pre-order your Ubass now!
New exclusive song lesson has just been released…and subscribers to my mailing list will get it first! Subscribe here!