Ryan Madora started contributing to No Treble with a series on Blues Bass. Now the Nashville-based session bassist has teamed up with her longtime musical partner Derrek Phillips to release the 12 Bar Blues Survival Pack (for Bass and Drums).
Ryan Madora has been a No Treble contributor for a decade. She's also had an amazing career over those years. In episode #80, we chat with Ryan about all of it.
Ryan Madora’s Youtube channel is full of so much bass goodness. This clip offers a lesson on building a bass groove with the help of a drum loop.
Today is Ryan Madora’s birthday, but she’s the one giving us a gift. In this new lesson video, Ryan breaks down the great bass line to “Tighten Up” by Archie Bell & The Drells.
Ryan Madora is back with a new lesson, and this is a great one. In this clip, Ryan walks through how to play the great James Jamerson bass line to “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” by The Four Tops.
If you’re trying to level up your playing by getting into improvisation, Ryan Madora has you covered. The bassist and educator, and No Treble contributor has just released “Beginner Improvisation For Bass Players, Vol. II”, which continues the series she began last year.
Ryan Madora is back with another incredible lesson video, breaking down one of the all-time great bass grooves, “Express Yourself” by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band.
Ryan Madora knows groove. In this video, she covers some tips on constructing a groovy bass line while working with drum loops.
Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp is one of the best educational events of the year. This year’s events, of course, took the in-person bass camp off the table. However, Veasley is pushing forward with a special virtual BootCamp on November 7th.
Ryan Madora has just released a free eBook to help bassists learn to improvise. “Beginner Improvisation For Bass Players: Navigating Chord Progressions with a Soulful Groove” is designed to help players break away from the root note and get creative.
Ryan Madora has been sharing some excellent videos on her Youtube channel this year. Here’s a recent one where she breaks down a blues shuffle in the style of the great Duck Dunn.
Traveling is still risky business, but Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci are taking everyone to Nashville tomorrow for a free webinar. The “Nashville Shed” will offer a roundtable with some of Music City’s hardest-working bassists.