Guitar Lessons





Bass Lessons

Learn bass guitar from scratch as a beginner - or dive directly into slapping, popping & thumping. Covers most common pop / rock styles, with example lessons taken from popular songs.This section is suitable for bassists - as well as any musician wanting to spice up their recordings with real bass.


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  • Time Keeping Workshop

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Develop your sense of time and time keeping skills.

    Tags: time keeping, metronome, groove, rhythm, E major, exercises, bass lesson, count beats, beat, playing in time, timing control, bass playing development
    Difficulty2
  • Bass First Steps: Plucking

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Let's put the spot light on our plucking technique and cover some new approaches!

    Tags: plucking, double stops, alternate fingerpicking, string crossing, muting, positioning, finger alternating, bass technique, learning to play bass, bass basics, anchoring
    Difficulty1
  • Scalar Approach

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn how to connect scales and chords to improvise walking bass lines using 7 notes.

    Tags: scalar approach, 7 notes, walking bass, improvisation, A mixolydian, mixolydian mode, fingerstyle, bass lines, bass phrasing, A blues, 12 bars blues, dominant 7, minor 7, scales
    Difficulty3
  • Beginner Walking Bass

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn how to instantly improvise walking bass lines in 1 day!

    Tags: bass lines, jazz bass, following the chords, improvisation, arpeggios, chord notes, F Major, Tension and release, strong notes
    Difficulty2
  • Bass Warm Up

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Various playing and non-playing exercises for warming up before practice session.

    Tags: warming up, bass technique, exercises, stretch, chromatic, fingerstyle, slap, walking up the neck, stretching, practice session, bass routine, slapping
    Difficulty2
  • Bass Technique Workshop

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn some valuable exercises to develop your left and right hand technique and time keeping skills! In this lesson we'll cover string transitions, alternate finger picking and fretting hand positioning.

    Tags: string transitions, exercises, alternate fingerpicking, technique, fingerstyle, bass playing, one finger per string approach
    Difficulty2
  • Bass Modes Workout

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn 7 modes of the major scale and how to match them with chords for successful improvising!

    Tags: C major scale, scales, chords, improvising, Ionian mode, Dorian mode, Phrygian mode, Lydian mode, Mixolydian mode, Aeolian mode, Locrian mode, modal, C major, fingerstyle
    Difficulty4
  • Intermediate Slap Technique

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Enhance your slap bass lines with these new and cool techniques!

    Tags: slap bass, thumping, bass technique, groove, exercise, dead notes, ghost thump, pluck, hammer on, percussive, victor wooten, stuart hamm
    Difficulty4
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Golden Oldies

  • Blues Bass Groove 1

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn how to improvise a bass groove to a Chicago blues type of progression!

    Tags: chicago blues, blues bass improvisation, fingerstyle, mixolydian scale, G mixolydian, C mixolydian, D mixolydian, bass rhythm, 12 bars blues, G major
    Difficulty3
  • Rock Bass Lesson 3

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn how to compose a smooth ballad rock bass track incorporating various groove concepts and walking bass ideas.

    Tags: rock bass, walking bass, ballad feel, groove, upbeat, fingerpicking, C Major, arpeggios, syncopated rhythms, 8ths grooving
    Difficulty3
  • Restringing the Bass Tutorial

    by Bogdan Radovic

    This is a step by step tutorial on how to change strings on a bass guitar.

    Tags: bass guitar, restringing, changing strings, cleaning, tuning, bass strings, set up
    Difficulty1
  • Muse Style Bass Lesson

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Rock in style of the band Muse and their bassist - Christopher Tony Wolstenholme.

    Tags: open strings, distortion bass, , A minor, fingerpicking, fingerstyle, alternating fingerpicking, Christopher Tony Wolstenholme
    Difficulty3
  • Chords on Bass

    by Bogdan Radovic

    How to play chord shapes on a bass guitar. It's not very common to play chords on bass but it can be a very good tool in your bass playing arsenal.

    Tags: chords shapes, slap bass, left hand dexterity, triads, following the chords, percussive, fingerstyle, fingerpicking, following the chords, bass line, arpeggios
    Difficulty5
  • Modes Of The Major Scale

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Teaches you the modes of the major scale.

    Tags: major scale, modes, left and right hand alternating, dexterity, fretboard knowledge, C Major, fingerstyle, modal, learning the fretboard
    Difficulty3
  • String Crossing Variations 1

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Series of exercises that will expand your left and right hand technique. These are variations that will in total give you a 144 exercises workout to fill your daily practice plan!

    Tags: alternating finger picking, left hand strength and dexterity string crossing, technique training, cross strings, routing, bass technique
    Difficulty3
  • Bass First Steps: Muting

    by Bogdan Radovic

    Learn the most important technique, one that will enable you to have a good and clean bass tone - muting technique!

    Tags: left hand muting, right hand muting, muting several strings, exercises, bass guitar, bass for guitarists, muted, palm muting, cleanness
    Difficulty1
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