Mark Marxon

Mark Marxon

Teacher profile: Mark Marxon

Mark has completed a bachelor of music at Newcastle University. He also studied under Steve Hunter (Chic Corea/Kim Lawson Trio/AIM). You can find tutorials from Mark as a guest teacher on the PLAYBASSNOW.COM website. He is a contributor to Bass Musician Magazine as an educator and has also been a guest teacher for Bass Players United. He enjoys being a sought after session player in NSW, Australia both live and in the studio. 2014 saw Mark touring the East Coast of Australia in the Steve Edmonds band. In 2015 The Mark Marxon band will be touring the East Coast of Australia with Mark as the band leader. Mark endorses FENDER gear.


Lessons by Mark Marxon:

A great way to make MUSIC out of SCALES!

60 CHORDS made EASY on the BASS!

A great CHORD TONE exercise


Quick Lick #2

COOL rhythmic exercise!!

Suck My Kiss Bass Tutorial

Quick Lick #1

How to play RATM – Bombtrack

Improving YOUR bass voice – Articulation Exercise #1


Compound exercise – triads, 16ths, string skipping and the cylcle of fourths

Greasey Groove with SLIDING natural harmonics

Beginner Lesson – counting and playing 16th notes

Easy Bach on Bass Tutorial

Slapping and grooving a chordal melody

What a Wonderful World – Solo Bass Arrangement

Lick Lesson – fat groove with double thumbing

FLEA bass solo lesson – naked in the rain

Lick Lesson – Cool Groove in G with fills

Lick Lesson – Melodic Slap #2

Lick Lesson – Melodic Slap #1