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  • Fumbling Fingers: When Common Tasks Take Their Toll on Bassists

    Fumbling Fingers: When Common Tasks Take Their Toll on Bassists

    For some of us, finding the time to playing bass is a luxury. We don’t get many opportunities to sit down and groove, learn our favorite songs, or hit the woodshed to practice technique. Work takes up too many hours in the day and after having to make dinner, spend time with our friends or... »

  • Knuckle Cracking: Bad for Bassists?

    Knuckle Cracking: Bad for Bassists?

    Q: I have a tendency to crack my knuckles, and my bass teacher really frowns on it. Do you have an opinion on this? A: I’ve heard both sides of the story, and I crack my knuckles, and always have. So I decided to do some research. Here’s what I’ve learned: Cracking your knuckles does... »