What is the difference between the book Contemporary Bassist and the online course?

Can I use the book BASSISTA CONTEMPORANEO without following the online course videos? A question I often receive is about the difference between the book Contemporary Bassist and the Contemporary Bassist Online course. I have answered it in writing many times, and it is also explained very well on this site. But I realised... Continue reading

Interview with Tiziano on the Contemporary Bassist method @ Borsari Strumenti musicali

"The aim is to stimulate the bass player's musical instincts" br We recently had the pleasure of exchanging a few words on The Contemporary Bassist with Stefano, a specialist in the bass and guitar department of the Borsari Strumenti Musicali shop in Bologna, who has been helping us with the distribution of the book for years now. It had been... Continue reading

How to turn a music exam into a useful and rewarding experience?

How can you turn a music exam into an enjoyable, positive experience that will really give you tangible improvements? With the certification in Contemporary Bassist Level 1, you can do just that! In this short video, Tiziano tells you in broad outline what this Volume 1 exam consists of and introduces you... Continue reading

[Lez.30] The final video of the Contemporary Bassist Online

What do you do at the end of Contemporary Bassist Online? - I invite anyone who is taking the course online but perhaps still at the beginning or intermediate lessons to watch this video. The final video taken from lesson 30... but don't worry, no spoilers from Titian 😆 I remind you that the Bassist... Continue reading

How do you know you are learning? 5-point guide to understanding your progress

Understanding your progress on the bass: quite a feat! After more than thirty years of teaching electric bass and double bass, I realised that the biggest problem for a student is to understand what it really means to improve as a musician. Understanding your progress. Also because if you've never played before,... Continue reading

ZTL ep.11 How to keep your passion for the electric bass alive

ZTL ep.11 How to keep your passion for electric bass alive... if the band you play in breaks up? How do you keep your passion for electric bass alive if you suddenly find yourself without a band? How do you not give up and create new opportunities for yourself? Here's for you... Read more

A couple of reflections on the online course inspired by lesson 25

A couple of reflections on the online course inspired by lesson 25 of Contemporary Bassist 1 In this article, I would like to share with you a couple of reflections on the online course, born after watching a video of lesson 25. A lesson that marks the end of a journey, and the beginning of... Continue reading