The Brown’stone: Improve Your Intonation On Fretless Bass

This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, I want to talk a bit about fretless bass and tuning. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot online about playing fretless bass. But in today’s lesson, I wanted to give you a great exercise to help you if you’re struggling with tuning and intonation.

Dust off that old fretless and join me for this one. I think you’re gonna dig it!

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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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