Utilizing this self-assessment quiz, we will test your knowledge of fundamental music theory in order to strengthen the principles which are required to establish a solid musical foundation. In this quiz, we will review pitch, note identification, accidentals, enharmonic equivalents, bar lines, note and rest values, and intervals. As you increase your understanding of music theory, you will be able to communicate more effectively with other musicians through the language of music. You will also become more efficient and productive in your own practice sessions. ... Subscribe Today & Read More!
In this lesson, you will find a collection of arrangements for unaccompanied bass guitar including "Blue Monk," "Freddie Freeloader," "Linus And Lucy," "Now's The Time," and "When The Saints Go Marching In."
Utilizing contemporary tapping techniques, we will play melodies, chordal accompaniment, and bass lines simultaneously. In every arrangement, the lines notated in the bottom bass clef and its associated tablature staff will be tapped with the fretting hand while the lines in the top bass clef and its related tablature staff are tapped with the picking hand. ... Subscribe Today & Read More!
The Subscriber's Area is an exclusive section of the IIB which includes the 20-lesson online bass course Jazz Improvisation For Bass Guitar & Acoustic Bass, the IIB Bass Samplers, and an extensive collection of lesson material featuring over 300 individual lessons which cover a broad range of subjects.
Jazz Improvisation is a comprehensive 20-lesson course that will help you acquire the essential skills which are necessary to connect your ears to the fingerboard, develop ideas, and communicate more fluently through the language of improvisation. Featuring dozens of fretboard diagrams and play-along tracks with exercises written in standard notation and tablature, topics covered include practice techniques, ear training, scales, modes, chords, passing notes, approach note techniques, and chord tone soloing. After completing this course, you will have expanded your fretboard familiarity, broadened your knowledge of chord/scale theory, increased your technical proficiency on the instrument, and become more productive in your practice sessions. You will possess the fundamental tools that are required to improvise great bass lines and solos on any chord type, chord progression, or song form in the jazz repertoire. ... Subscribe Today & Read More!