Playubass featured on the weekly top 10 at notreble.com

Hi, My latest jammin’ videos was featured on notreble.com last Sunday, yay! Today it even got a place on the weekly top 10 list, yay yay! Check it out here! Related post here!   Happy ubass playing to everyone, Magnus

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Bakithi Kumalo U-BASS workshop at Sweetwater Sound!

Bakithi Kumalo signature U-bass NEWS FLASH! Bakithi Kumalo will be giving a U-BASS workshop at Sweetwater Sound tonight and it is being broadcast live! Date and time: Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:00pm EST Tune in HERE! Please check it out, I sure will! 🙂

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[Song Teaser-Test Report] Jam Afrique and String test | Part 3

Hi! Time for part three of my string test and a demo of the first part of the new song Jam Afrique (working title). See these earlier posts for some background info. Post 1 | Post 2 Besides the YouTube video below I also uploaded some versions with less instrumentation (and maybe a bit betterFortsätt läsa ”[Song Teaser-Test Report] Jam Afrique and String test | Part 3”

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[Song Teaser-Test Report] Trying Aquilas Thundergut on my fretless Kala UBass | Part 2

Hi! I decided to do some tests, to compare the ‘stock’ Pahoehoe black polyurethene strings with the Aquila Thundergut strings I’ve just put on my UBass. I started jammin’ [with the Pahoehoe stings on] to a loop featuring African percussion. After recording a couple of tracks I transcribed my jammin’ so I could record theFortsätt läsa ”[Song Teaser-Test Report] Trying Aquilas Thundergut on my fretless Kala UBass | Part 2”

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[Style Study – UBass Lesson 8] Jazz: Walking Bass | Part 2

Hi! Finally part two is done! I decided to make my bass lines based on the backing tracks made by Jamey Aebersold. Please check these out they are really good and makes a perfect practice partner…almost as good as playing live with living breathing musicians in the same room… If you haven’t already please checkFortsätt läsa ”[Style Study – UBass Lesson 8] Jazz: Walking Bass | Part 2”

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[Q & A: Playing Technique] Right and Left Hand Playing Techniques

Hi! I got a couple of questions from one of my readers and thought I share my answers with you! The questions are about right and left hand techniques. Here’s basically my take on that. Feel free to comment (below the post) or send an email about this or other topics to ubasslessons@gmail.com Right handFortsätt läsa ”[Q & A: Playing Technique] Right and Left Hand Playing Techniques”

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[Style Study – UBass Lesson 8] Jazz: Walking Bass | Part 1

Hi! Ok time for some jazz again! Thanks to Susan C. for your suggestion! In this lesson I will feature the jazz standard ”The way you look tonight” written by Jerome Kern. This song has been covered a thousand times by as many artists. But I have a favorite version! In 1995 one of theFortsätt läsa ”[Style Study – UBass Lesson 8] Jazz: Walking Bass | Part 1”

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