The Brown’stone: Zen & The Art of Playing Bass

This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, I want to ensure you’re playing as relaxed as possible. Playing with tension in the body can lead to bad habits that may do some lasting harm down the line. So in this lesson, I’ll give you a few tips to keep you relaxed and ready to play at your best.

Take a deep breath, and let’s dive in!

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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