Groove Academy Bass Tips #1 – Tuning…the old fashioned way
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In this 1st installment of the Groove Academy's Bass Tips series I talk about the importance of NOT relying on a tuner. ESPECIALLY when playing with an real piano.
I am a bassist and music teacher originally from New Orleans. In addition to a busy as a sideman in various projects I am the local bassist for the legendary co-founder of the Original Meters, Zigaboo Modeliste.
I have been blessed to have shared stages with Outkast, the Black Eyed Peas, Evanescence, Maroon 5, The Donnas, the Dave Mathews Band, the Roots, Longview, Crossfade, Better than Ezra, Collective Soul, the Dresdon Dolls and Raphael Saadiq .
I have also played and recorded with members of Smashmouth and members of Michael Bolton, Shania Twain, Janet Jackson & David Bowie's backing bands.
I am a proud endorser of:
MXR Bass Innovations, Jim Dunlop
Mike Lull Custom Guitars