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

ZTL ep.6 What do you learn in the first 5 lessons of the online course?

ZTL ep.6 What do you learn in the first 5 lessons of the online course? Episode 6 of the ZTL series: What do you learn in the first 5 lessons of the Contemporary Bassist Online Course? That is, what are the objectives for the first cycle of the course, and what specifically are you going to work on to achieve them? The... Continue reading

Learning a discipline: the mistake everyone risks making

A tricky question: the mistake everyone is in danger of making I am currently attending a refresher course for my job, and just yesterday morning I attended the weekly Question/Answer session. It seems like it has nothing to do with anything, but follow me for a moment, you will see that there is a lot of relevance to the... Continue reading

Why start with Volume 1 even though I already know how to play?

"I already know how to play the bass. Why do you still advise me to start with Volume 1 of Contemporary Bassist?" To give you a good understanding of why, even if you already know how to play, you should still start with Volume 1, I want to share with you some food for thought that I just found in... Continue reading