Bass Classes

Bass classes will feature a variety of aspects of
playing, including:

  • Knowing your bass and basic set up, pick ups, mics etc.
  • Tuning & tuners
  • Left and right hand technique
  • Intonation and good tone production
  • Good timing and using a metronome
  • Basic 1/5 patterns
  • Nashville number system
  • Walking to changes/bass runs
  • Scales and how to use them
  • Leading tones/passing notes
  • Different time signatures (e.g. 3/4)
  • How to fit in the group: the bass player role


2015 Teachers

Banjo

Gerald Jones
Alan Tompkins
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Guitar

Dix Bruce
Keith Yoder

Mandolin

Paul Glasse
Dix Bruce
Keith Yoder
Nate Lee

Fiddle

Texas Shorty
Nate Lee
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Dobro

TBA

Finger Style Guitar

Dave Hamburger
Sam Swank

Clawhammer Banjo

Lee Thomas
O.J.Laier

Bass

Irl Hees