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Ryan Madora: How To Play The Bass Line To “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)”
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Ryan Madora: How To Play The Bass Line To “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)”

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.

Ryan Madora Publishes “Beginner Improvisation For Bass Players, Vol. II”
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Ryan Madora Publishes “Beginner Improvisation For Bass Players, Vol. II”

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: How To Play The Bass Line To “Express Yourself”
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Ryan Madora: How To Play The Bass Line To “Express Yourself”

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: How To Create A Bass Groove
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Ryan Madora: How To Create A Bass Groove

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 Virtual Bass BootCamp Scheduled for November 7th
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Gerald Veasley’s Virtual Bass BootCamp Scheduled for November 7th

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 Publishes Free eBook, “Beginning Improvisation for Bass Players”
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Ryan Madora Publishes Free eBook, “Beginning Improvisation for Bass Players”

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: How To Play A Blues Shuffle On Bass – The Duck Dunn Blues Groove
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Ryan Madora: How To Play A Blues Shuffle On Bass – The Duck Dunn Blues Groove

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.

Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Top Nashville Bassists in Free Webinar
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Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Top Nashville Bassists in Free Webinar

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.

Become A Bassist Summit Offers Free Master Classes August 10-14
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Become A Bassist Summit Offers Free Master Classes August 10-14

Luke McIntosh of Become A Bassist has unveiled an amazing online event for bassists. The Become A Bassist Summit is scheduled for August 10th through the 14th with nearly 20 world-class bassists and teachers. It’s also free for a limited time.

Ryan Madora and The Interludes: “D’funked” Live from Quarantine
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Ryan Madora and The Interludes: “D’funked” Live from Quarantine

No Treble columnist Ryan Madora is old-school cool. And her band The Interludes is the perfect showcase for her skills. In this clip, Ryan plays through the second track from the band’s debut album. Dig those groovy lines (and her solo) on “D’funked.”

Ryan Madora Publishes “Bass Players To Know” Book
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Ryan Madora Publishes “Bass Players To Know” Book

Ryan Madora’s “Bass Players To Know” column on No Treble has been such a hit. So much so, Ryan decided to publish a book. “Bass Players To Know: Learning From The Greats” features 35 bassists that have helped the instrument’s evolution.

2019 Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp To Feature Marcus Miller
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2019 Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp To Feature Marcus Miller

Gerald Veasley’s incredible annual Bass Bootcamp is back for 2019, and this year is promising to be one of the best yet. Bass legend Marcus Miller will be a special guest for the event, while Veasley himself serves as Artistic Director.