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Dan Lasley

Dan Lasley learned to play in bands while in college near Chicago, where he played keyboards, bass, and "slide-pots"(sound board). Builder of his own fretless bass and designer of 400W/channel amplifiers, Dan continues to stay involved with sound engineering. He is also the mastermind behind the Riverside Jam.

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  1. larry
    September 10th, 2012 @ 3:59 am

    hi my name is larry and i’m praticeing to become a bass player now i have the basics but i’m still having trouble finding a basic track to play along with and because i’am more less said a beginner i need something slow to start with so that i can work on my timing and i want to thank you for your help

  2. curtis
    November 28th, 2013 @ 10:55 pm

    I just don’t get the timing, the count? I play way too fast. why is that?