Ubass Buyers Guide + 2019 Kala Ubass Lineup

So you’re thinking of buying a ubass, thats great! What ubass should you choose?I have put together a couple of questions (with some answers from me) you can ask yourself as a little ”pre-buy-check-up”! 1. What is your primary goal with the purchase? Travel instrument? First stringed bass instrument? A compliment to your electric bass?Fortsätt läsa ”Ubass Buyers Guide + 2019 Kala Ubass Lineup”

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New page: Get easy access to most of my videos from one place!

I just compiled my videos so they’re easy to find. You can watch my Youtube playlist (at the moment 72 videos) and access videos where I play Kala Solid Body Ubasses with EADGC tuning on the new VIDEOS page. Besides this there is also a  VIDEO LESSONS page for easy access to my free lessons. Enjoy!

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New music by Marlowe feat. Solid Body Ubass playing!

My friend Marlowe is a Kala Ukulele Artist that I met in California earlier this year. We decided to do a collab and I recorded overdubs to one of the songs of her brand new album ”Moments”. The song is called Battle Royale and it sure was fun adding ubasses to the track. I decidedFortsätt läsa ”New music by Marlowe feat. Solid Body Ubass playing!”

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New video! My version of a true classic – Summertime by George Gershwin

A short background to my version The classic song is, as you probably know, from the opera Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin. It was first performed in Boston in 1935 before it moved to Broadway, New York. I was lucky to be a part of a short summary staging of the opera when IFortsätt läsa ”New video! My version of a true classic – Summertime by George Gershwin”

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UBass sightings – David Ranson with Sonny Landreth

  Hi everyone, Great ubass playing in the blues zydeco genres of music can be heard on the 2017 live recording by Sonny Landereth called “Recorded live in Lafayette” David Ranson has a beautiful tone and feel and this proves, yet again, that a ubass can fill so many “bass shoes” with fantastic results. ThisFortsätt läsa ”UBass sightings – David Ranson with Sonny Landreth”

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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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NEWS FLASH! The playubass merch store opens TODAY! Purchase includes a song download for a limited time!

Head over to the store and browse on. Besides the green hoody pictured you can find Men’s and Women’s Tees, Mugs and more… For a limited time you will get a mp3 and video link to a not yet released song from my ”Speaking Ubass vol. 1 Jazz and Brazil” with your purchase! Link to store: http://playubass.dizzyjam.com/

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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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