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      Pentatonics All Over Your Bass By Kevin Guin     Pentatonic scales are a leaner, meaner version of their big brother scales that have more notes and they have a certain built-in advantage that you can easily discover by digging into their secrets.   All things being equal, when
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      Rhythm Studies Lesson Clip No. 9 by Kevin Guin     Don’t malign your quarter notes!! You have a minimum of the Seven Colors Of The Rhythmic Rainbow at your disposal. Our Quarter notes are being kicked to the curb on a daily basis and substituted with crass sixteenth-note
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        Rhythm Studies Lesson Clip No. 5 by Kevin Guin   Here is a clip from my Rhythm Studies course that doesn’t use widely divergent rhythms such as whole notes and sixteenths. This time it is a pair of similarly paced rhythmic values: Eighth notes and Quarter-note Triplets.  
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      Rhythm Studies Whole-notes vs Sixteenths by Kevin Guin   Here’s a nice clip from my Rhythm Studies course. The method is to compare and contrast one rhythm with the next. Not only are you learning your rhythmic values exactly, you are also learning to phrase musically in 4-bar sections.
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      Scale Work By Kevin Guin   For many bass players, asking them to go fully academic for any substantial length of time is like asking them to head straight to the gallows. But when a player wants to break through to new territory on their instrument the best way
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      The Minor Major Sound By Kevin Guin     Being bass players, we are often renegades of a sort. Many of us learn to play when a friend or a cousin or uncle puts a Fender bass in our hands, shows you a 12-bar blues and suddenly you are