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Ben Allison (Extended Bass Techniques & Composition)

Ben Allison (Extended Bass Techniques & Composition)

Acoustic Bass, New Sounds, Inspiration, Composition, Etc.
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Artist: Ben Allison
Length: 28:46 Minutes

 

Description: In this “Extended Bass Techniques & Composition” masterclass, renowned bassist and composer Ben Allison discusses some unorthodox approaches to the instrument and how they’ve influenced his tunes. Ben breaks down various examples to show you how you can use these techniques (or your own) to seed creative ideas in your playing and writing. If you want to start looking outside the box for inspiration on your instrument, this bass masterclass is for you. NOTE: There is a small PDF bundled with the download version of this video (not the $8.99 streaming version) which includes the embedded notation seen in the video.

Topics Covered: Bass, Extended Technique, Interesting Timbres, The Right Hand, Inspiration for Composition, Detuning, Writing Process, Contrast, etc.
Ben Allison (Extended Bass Techniques & Composition)

Ben Allison (Extended Bass Techniques & Composition)

Acoustic Bass, New Sounds, Inspiration, Composition, Etc.
Ben Allison

Bass

Websites:
www.benallison.com

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Credits:

 

Ben Allison has performed and/or recorded with Steve Cardenas, Will Bernard, Jeremy Pelt, Steven Bernstein, Ara Dinkjian, Mamadou Diabate, Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Larry Goldings, Curtis Stigers, Ted Nash, Michael Blake, Ron Horton, Herbie Nichols, Frank Kimbrough, Kong Nay, Joey Arias, Jimmy Slide, Gregory Hines, Robert Pinsky and many more.

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