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Olivier Babaz

Olivier Babaz

Bass Lessons

Olivier Babaz is a French Bass player & composer living in Montreal, Canada. He’s known for his Bass & Kalimbas arrangements and jazz bow playing. He published 5 albums and is a proficient, creative bass player. As an experienced educator, he’s one of the official tutors at DiscoverDoubleBass.com. You can find him on Patreon and Discover Double Bass.

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Bass & Creativity: The ii-V-I and Voice Leading
Bass & Creativity

Bass & Creativity: The ii-V-I and Voice Leading

The ii-V-I is one of the most common chord progressions in music. As bassists, we have a horizontal view of the harmonic movement. Today we’ll see how other instruments view the progression and implement voice leading to build interesting lines.

Bass & Creativity: Dorian Mode
Bass & Creativity

Bass & Creativity: Dorian Mode

Olivier Babaz is back with his second entry in his “Bass & Creativity” lesson series. In this video lesson, he’s focusing on exploring the sounds, colors, and options through improvisation within the Dorian mode.

Bass & Creativity: Harmonic Sequences
Bass & Creativity

Bass & Creativity: Harmonic Sequences

In this video lesson, we'll practice and explore the harmonic possibilities of combining bass playing with one or two top notes. Follow along with the video and topic outline.