Higher Ground Workout

I wrote this etude as a way for my students to get down some basic slapping techniques. The bass line is taken from Flea’s version of the song and works it’s way through eleven different keys. [Read more…]

Marcus Miller 5 string bass modification

I decided shortly after buying this bass that I wanted to do some customization with the electronics. The original electronics sounded great, I just wanted a preamp that had some more options. Since I was changing the preamp I decided to go ahead and change the pickups as well.  Here is my take on both products.

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