Description: In part two (2 of 2) of this “swinging electric bass” lesson series, bassist Teymur Phell (Mike Stern, Arturo Sandoval) shows you how to get hired playing straight-ahead jazz on electric bass. Teymur discusses and demonstrates how to get a great tone, how to fluidly articulate your notes, how to use dynamics effectively and more. Instead of focusing on note choice, this series has an emphasis on sound and feel which is what will ultimately get you hired playing swing on electric bass, especially from jazz purists :). If you’re sick of carrying your upright bass to jazz gigs, this masterclass is for you.
Topics Covered: Swinging Electric Bass, Getting Jazz Gigs On Electric Bass, Feel, Using Vocabulary From Ray Brown and Ron Carter, Tone, Vibrato, Soloing, 8th Notes Feel, Dynamics, Slurring, Phrasing, Getting That “Upright” Sound, Accents, Laying Back on Slower Tempos, Time Feel, Comping Chords, Anticipation, Etc.
Arturo Sandoval, Mike Stern, Ed Calle, Steve Smith, Dennis Chambers, Oz Noy, Leni Stern, Marius Preda, Danielia Cotton, Alex Young, Kevin Salem, Lafayette Harris, Amir Shahsar, David Moore, Ariel Zilber, Avi Adrian, Amal Murkus and many more.