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Bassist, teacher and creator of StudyBass: Andrew Pouska

Your Bass Teacher

I'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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StudyBass 20th Anniversary!

StudyBass just turned 20 years old! That's right 20! Read more here: StudyBass 20th Anniversary!

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The Study Guide is now live! StudyBass Study Guide

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Good luck with your musical pursuits,

Andrew Pouska


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Having a good sound and playing in tune and in time is much more important than chops. You're not playing for yourself or for other bass players - you're playing to make a song come out.

—David Hood