Here comes a long overdue travelogue…I know almost a year has flown by… In January I traveled to California for the NAMM show in Anaheim to promote the Ubass alongside Kala. You can read about my experiences from Winter NAMM 2017 here! Petaluma and Kala Brand Music My trip started with a visit to Petaluma,Fortsätt läsa ”Ubass Adventures: Travelogue from my trip to KALA and NAMM January 2018”
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”
DIY – Piezo Check-Up
Hi, Here’s one method you can use to check the piezo on your solid body ubass. If you’re not certain you can do this yourself please get help from a guitar/bass repair service!
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”
What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? First up: Lesson 1
In a series of four short blog posts I will write about the different lessons in my first Lesson Pack: ”Learn to play the Ubass – basic techniques” (One lesson at the time every Sunday for four weeks!) First up… Lesson 1 – How to hold the Ubass The first lesson gives you suggestions about differentFortsätt läsa ”What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? First up: Lesson 1″
New Single Out Today!
In this first release, by the Swedish based Nilsson – Sjöquist Duo, we want to show our love for the music of Brazil and this time we feature a Sivuca song! We play an arrangement by Tommy Nilsson of the song ”Cada Um Torce Como Pode” made famous by Sivuca. Both Tommy Nilsson and MagnusFortsätt läsa ”New Single Out Today!”
Playubass at the 2017 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA
My trip to Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, CA
How to read my ebook (ePub) on a PC (or MAC)!
Hi, My first ebook was released on the iBooks Store in January and for PC/Android in April. There is a great way to read the ebook if you have the ePub version (PC). Here’s a quick how to. Read ePub with Google Chrome on a PC with support for videos and word list Open GoogleFortsätt läsa ”How to read my ebook (ePub) on a PC (or MAC)!”
Ubass sighting: Fretted acoustic/electric ubass spotted with Bokanté!
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!”