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Upright Bass and Sight Reading Masterclass - Norman Ludwin - Contrabass Lesson

Norman Ludwin 2 (LA Studio Bass)

Studio Bass, Session Playing, Films, TV Shows
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Artist: Norman Ludwin
Length: 32:57

 

Description: In part two (2 of 2) of this studio bass masterclass, acclaimed studio bassist Norman Ludwin shows you what it takes to become an in-demand session musician for film scores, TV shows, etc. Norman breaks down technical aspects, common cue examples, tips, tricks and advice about getting studio and recording work. If you’re looking to break into the studio musician scene, this video is for you!

Topics Covered: Example cues from different sessions, getting hired, preparation, avoiding unwanted noise while recording, sections, having the correct bass setup, playing for other bassists, improving your playing, recommendations, playing with confidence, short TV cues, hits, lyrical passages, problem solving with low notes, fingerings, sight reading, intonation, limited readings, working out passages quickly, networking, getting to know composers, high register intonation, studio etiquette, studio rules and protocol, divisi, arco to pizz passages, meter changes, clefs, syncopation, stylistic considerations on sessions, doubling, union or non-union?, hairpins, dynamics, glissando, transposition, bass maintenance, strings, sidelining work, etc.

* There is an additional PDF for this video which includes Norman’s original charts (“Fast Talk”, “Smooth Guy”, “Sneaky Pete”, “Muscles”, “Psycloud”, “Also Lost”, “Copperado”, “Generis” & “Predator Lite”). It can be purchased separately here.

Upright Bass and Sight Reading Masterclass - Norman Ludwin - Contrabass Lesson

Norman Ludwin 1 (LA Studio Bass)

Studio Bass, Session Playing, Films, TV Shows
Upright Bass and Sight Reading Masterclass - Norman Ludwin - Contrabass Lesson

Norman Ludwin 2 (LA Studio Bass)

Studio Bass, Session Playing, Films, TV Shows
Norman Ludwin

Bass

Website:
Ludwin Music

 

Credits:

 

Norman has recorded on many films and TV shows including Lost, Star Trek Into Darkness, John Carter, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Monte Carlo, Cars 2, Super 8, Priest, The Adjustment Bureau, Fringe, 18, Gosia’s Witch, Invictus, Land of the Lost, Love Happens, Up, The Good German, Ratatouille, Little Children, Desperation, Mission: Impossible III, I-See-You.Com, The Family Stone, Jarhead, King of the Hill, Monster-in-Law, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Incredibles, The Chronicles of Riddick, Man of the House, Guess Who, Mean Girls, Hulk, The Matrix Reloaded, Alias, Magnolia, The Green Mile, Gladiator, Less Than Zero and Many More.

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