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Austin Bass Hang Presents “Teachers Hang” Webinar
Events

Austin Bass Hang Presents “Teachers Hang” Webinar

The Austin Bass Hang returns with another informative webinar that will take place on September 6th. Co-hosted by Kevin Smith and Alex Browne, the “Teachers Hang” meeting will feature John Clayton, Jessica Valls, David Neubert, and Ed Friedland.

Updated Edition of “Rock Bass 101” Available Now
Sheet Music & Instruction

Updated Edition of “Rock Bass 101” Available Now

Ed Friedland’s instructional book Rock Bass 101 has been updated for 2018 by publisher Hal Leonard. The 50-page book covers essential bass lines, techniques, theory, and grooves for the working bassist. It includes full-length songs that are available for download or streaming via Hal Leonard’s website. Specific topics include tips on playing position and posture, warm-up exercises, essential scales, and...

Ed Friedland: Looping Bass Version of Steely Dan’s “Do It Again”
Bass Videos

Ed Friedland: Looping Bass Version of Steely Dan’s “Do It Again”

Here’s a cool video of Ed Friedland, aka the Bass Whisperer, building up a full on version of Steely Dan’s classic “Do It Again” during a 2010 clinic at the Bass Emporium in Austin, Texas. After “giving the drummer some,” Friedland fills out the tune’s bass line, chords and melody before ripping into a tasty solo.