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byPublished on 12-07-2011 11:00 AM Number of Views: 251
The Bootsy Collins Foundation Mission Statement:
"Say It Loud. An Instrument For Every Child”
"The Bootsy Collins Foundation serves to promote learning by offering opportunities for all to experience life through music programs and career opportunities. ...
byPublished on 12-06-2011 11:15 AM Number of Views: 570
Welcome, new students, to TMBG!! Here is a reprint of an article by our own Lane on Bass. Strong skills will come from developing good habits. Read on...
They say that practice makes perfect. However many students don't focus themselves properly during practice time, and so don't even come close to perfect. The result of this imperfect practice is that, instead of learning to play an exercise correctly, they teach themselves how to play it wrong, and will often find it very hard to correct the mistakes. ...
byPublished on 12-02-2011 12:30 PM Number of Views: 218
...well, within reason. What we'd like to know is, what would YOU like to know? Is there a video, chart, music track, explanation, technique etc. you would like to see, hear, or read? Let us know, and we'll see what we can do. That's what we're here for!
byPublished on 12-01-2011 08:00 PM Number of Views: 214
Roy's touching post to wish Jaco Pastorius a happy birthday made me think of something folks like to do in honour of loved ones who are not with us anymore.
When we hold a family dinner, we often set out a plate for the departed, to remind us that they still hold a place in our hearts.
byPublished on 11-30-2011 04:00 PM Number of Views: 401
Ingrid Pastorius, who was married to virtuoso electric bassist Jaco Pastorius between 1979 and 1985, died on Monday after reportedly ...
Published on 11-28-2011 12:50 PM Number of Views: 307
It's often said that nobody notices the bass until it's not there. Here are a couple of examples of indispensable bass lines that made the songs. First up, Jethro Tull's Bouree. Listen all the way through, ...