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Your Bass TeacherI'm Andrew Pouska. Welcome to StudyBass. I love bass, music and teaching it. I have taught thousands of bass players face-to-face for 30 years. In 2003 I created StudyBass to help bass players everywhere learn.
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- Counting Off Songs
- Introducing the StudyBass Music Dictionary - Video Format
- Active Recall and Spaced Repetition
- Common Beat Terms
- Viewing Your Progress
- Simple and Compound Meters; Duple and Triple Meters
- Meter and Musical Accents
- Truss Rods and Replacing a Stripped Truss Rod Nut
- About Music Theory
- Grace Notes
sometimes called a "chart"; a page of music outlining only the melody and chords to a piece of music. Instrumentalists are expected to improvise their parts based on the chords and melody rather than playing specific, written-out parts.
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