Block: Bass Articulations

Bass Articulations

Bass Lesson Block

Going beyond basic bass technique we will learn common bass articulations such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, trills, slides and more.

Hammer-Ons

Learn the hammer-on bass technique. In this lesson I explain how and why you do hammer-ons, how to make them sound good, notation and I give you exercises and songs to practice.

Pull-Offs

Learn the left hand pull-off technique for the bass guitar. Learn what pull-offs are, why you use and how to make them sound good.

Combining Hammer-Ons and Pull-offs

Bass hammer-ons and pull-offs are very common. It's also very common to combine them into a longer musical phrase.

Slides Part 1

Learn how to play slides on the bass guitar. In this lesson I explain different types of slides, how to play them and make them sound great.

Slides Part 2

Learn how to play slides on the bass guitar. In this lesson I continue the slide lesson with exercises and songs for the slide in, slide out techniques.

Grace Notes

In this lesson we look at grace notes, like the appogiatura and acciaccatura, using hammer-ons, pull-offs and slides.

Block: Bass Articulations