The Brown’stone: An Introduction to Ghost Notes

This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, we’re talking about a subject I’m asked about frequently. Today, we’re talking about ghost notes.

In this lesson, I’ll take you through a few exercises that will teach you how to PLAY these ghost notes, and then we’ll work on how to PLACE these notes.

I know you’re gonna dig this one.

Rich Brown is a Canadian electric bassist, composer, educator, producer, and online radio broadcaster. He has recorded three albums as a leader and is featured on over 70 recordings covering a wide range of musical genres. Rich is also the host of his own weekly online radio show “New Origins” on, and has a YouTube channel called The Brown’stone dedicated to bass/music education. Check out his music on Bandcamp.

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