SKILLS: WHAT IS THE BASS COMPETENCE? (excerpt from book)

Andriy Vasylenko learning bass guitar

Keep on learning bass! As I promised, here’s more stuff from “An Introduction To Bass” (read previous article “Functions: what is the bass for?” here). This is the largest section, and my favorite one. Check out an intro and a piece from it – “Rhythm / dynamics“. I am a graduated pedagogue, so I like to analyse, classify, and teach. The chapter shows it pretty good))

Don’t forget that I’m not a native English speaker. I’m always open to your corrections and suggestions via email 🙂 So, here we go!

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FUNCTIONS: WHAT IS THE BASS FOR? (excerpt from book)

Andriy Vasylenko bass guitar tutorial

I’m excited! This is a chapter from “An Introduction To Bass” – my first book about bass. I believe that I’m ready to contribute in music this way. Hope, it will be helpful and interesting for you, guys \m/

“An Introduction To Bass” is a free book, it can be got by AVanguard members in a few weeks.

One more thing. English is not my native language, so grammar and punctuation suck sometimes. I’d be thankful for your linguistic suggestions and corrections via e-mail 🙂

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#11 Cliff Burton – Best Live Solos (bass review with tab)

Hey, friends! One week has passed after September 27, and I finally do this Total Cliff review – Best Live Solos of Cliff Burton. You know, I had a problem – how to tab those bass solos? Guess, I solved it. Download the bass tab in the end of the article in PDF only. And here’s a couple of thoughts about Cliff Burton’s bass soloing style.

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Double album review: Immortalized (Disturbed) + Got Your Six (FFDP)

disturbed immortalized five finger death punch got your six album review 2015

August of 2015 is cool!  I’m going to review two new albums – Immortalized (Disturbed) and Got Your Six (Five Finger Death Punch). Both FFDP and Disturbed are my favorite modern metal bands (plus Volbeat, but they aren’t releasing any albums in 2015 year). So, what do I think about all of that? My thoughts have been changing for last days, but hope, now I am as impartial as possible… Of course, it’s impossible, because I love those bands))

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