[Tips & Trix] A new tool for learning to play new songs on the UBass

Hi! Although my UBass specific lessons should be your first stop when it comes to learning songs on your Ubass there are other alternatives too 😉 The other day I stumbled upon a new app and application for those of you that use iOS devices macs or PCs! It is called Jammit and is madeFortsätt läsa ”[Tips & Trix] A new tool for learning to play new songs on the UBass”

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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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[Gig Report] Gospel music on the Kala SUB

Hi there! A couple of weeks ago I played a gig featuring gospel music. I used the Kala S.U.B. on a couple of songs (and my Ares 5-string and Rob Allen fretless MB-2 on the rest). I played the SUB through my Headway preamp. Used the a/b function on the Tech21 VT Bass Deluxe andFortsätt läsa ”[Gig Report] Gospel music on the Kala SUB”

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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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[Rehearsal Report] Kala Ubass goes Country!

Let me introduce one of my guitar playing friends, Marcus Måttgård! Please check out some of his stuff on his YouTube Channel. In the photo above we rehearse some country tunes (by Jerry Reed) that hopefully will end up on my CD ”Speaking UBass!?”. The CD will feature different musicians and me playing UBass onFortsätt läsa ”[Rehearsal Report] Kala Ubass goes Country!”

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[Studio Report] Duo Recording with Nelson Faria

  Hi! This Tuesday [April 24] morning I recorded with the great Nelson Faria. Read about him here and at [www.nelsonfaria.com/music] I will post some ”audio/video-snippets” from the recording but we’ll start with a couple of pics 🙂 Please note that I recorded the UBass both direct (from my Headway EDB-1, see this post) andFortsätt läsa ”[Studio Report] Duo Recording with Nelson Faria”

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[Studio UBass] Recording with Haroldo and Jon

Studio Report! I have just completed a course in Brazilian Popular Music at the Örebro University. Haroldo Mauro Jr was one of the teachers. (He is a professor at the UniRio University in Rio de Janeiro). Since the university in Rio and Örebro has a exchange program he has been working in Sweden this spring.Fortsätt läsa ”[Studio UBass] Recording with Haroldo and Jon”

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Ubass Preamp ‘Shoot Out’! – part 1

Hi! Well ‘shoot out’ might not be the best description since I’m only testing three different models but it’s kinda catchy don’t you think 🙂 I have written about preamps before in earlier posts but haven’t really done any serious comparisons sound and feature vise. These are the ‘contenders’: – Fishman Model B Bass PreampFortsätt läsa ”Ubass Preamp ‘Shoot Out’! – part 1”

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Jammin with my Kala UBass | 15 and UBass Lesson 6 | Song/Style Lesson: Reggae

Hi there! Time for a new song lesson! Lets try some reggae bass. It seems like a perfect genre for the nice ‘subby’ low end you can get out of a UBass. To get the best possible sound you really need good amplification. Check out my previous post with some amplification tips. I choose oneFortsätt läsa ”Jammin with my Kala UBass | 15 and UBass Lesson 6 | Song/Style Lesson: Reggae”

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