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”
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””
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”
Playubass at the 2017 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA
My trip to Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, CA
Learn to play the ubass | New version available NOW!
Hi, My first ebook, Learn to play the ubass – basic techniques is now available in one more format! Windows (PC) and Android users can join the Apple (OSX/iOS) users and get a copy of the ebook! Read about the features here! You can find the different versions here: ePub (interactive) (forFortsätt läsa ”Learn to play the ubass | New version available NOW!”
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”
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”
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
New song lesson…subscribers will get it first!
New exclusive song lesson has just been released…and subscribers to my mailing list will get it first! Subscribe here!
Build your own solid body Ubass – all you need to know | Phase 2 – Body Setup 1
Hi, It’s time for Phase 2! It will focus on the setup of the body and first up is strap buttons and thumb wheels for the bridge. The PDF instructions I compiled from info at kalabrand.com (no longer available) can be downloaded on this link: U-Bass Kit Assembly Instructions compiled by playubass-SMALL Next up: EQ/Pre-amp,Fortsätt läsa ”Build your own solid body Ubass – all you need to know | Phase 2 – Body Setup 1”