ZTL ep.13 How to improve your strengths on the electric bass

ZTL ep.13 How to improve your strengths ZTL episode 13: How to improve your strengths as a musician... especially when you're still in the study phase? The secret to doing this is through another very important and very popular question ==> How do you know when an exercise is... Continue reading

ZTL ep.12 How to strengthen your weak points on the electric bass

ZTL ep.12 How to strengthen your weak points One's musical abilities never go hand in hand. There will always be something that you are stronger at and something that challenges you more. These elements are always changing, or evolving over time. So how do you strengthen the points... 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

How to distinguish a method that works... from a bogus one?

Two methods compared Let's talk about methods for learning the fundamentals of a discipline. Methods for bass guitar? No, not necessarily... The discourse is broader, in fact it starts from a completely different field. The question is: What is it that distinguishes a method that works, that gives results to its users, from a method... Continue reading

The objective of the online course (6 points to frame it better)

6 points to better frame the online course I always thank the people who write to me to send me suggestions on how we could improve the organisation of the Contemporary Bassist Online course 😀 There are those who don't like the online and ask us for dvds, those who tell us that we should extend the time, lower the... 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