Dan Lasley shares a fun lesson with us. It’s a bass lesson to accompany our easy guitar song lesson on Van Morrison’s Moondance.
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Playing with others doesn’t limit you to working with guitar players. There are musicians of all sorts out there and you never know who you might meet. GN staffer Dan Lasley details his experiences playing (as well as arranging the logistics) with a full horn section.
Believe it or not, the world of music can be very dangerous! Particularly to one’s ears. Dan Lasley brings us some important tips on how to be proactive in safeguarding your hearing.
Here’s a great piece for beginners trying to get a handle on this confusing subject. And Paul Ortiz has gone above and beyond, providing some truly excellent MP3s to illustrate Dan’s lesson. Kudos to both of these guys!
Dan shares with us his love of the fretless bass guitar. He explains the difference no frets make and offers some reasons why you might want to go fretless.
Many people have asked about playing chords on the bass, so here is a discussion on how chords are built up from notes, and how they apply to the bass.
This lesson looks at the basslines from Riders on the Storm and Radar Love. We’re going to see how to use open strings to your advantage.
In honor of the joy of guitar, columnist Dan Lasley shares with us some of his favorite things about the world of music.