Other Content


As well as the List of Song Tutorials there is a host of other content on the How To Play Bass website.

Below are a number of topics, with the description linked to that topic's Index Page.

Band In A Box Tutorial Videos

Band In A Box is hands down one of the best tools to practice the bass with. There are so many things you can do with band in a box. I've created some step by step screencast videos to help people learn how to use Band In A Box.


Over the last 18 months or so I've written some articles of interest to Bass Players. Some of them can be found on my Deliberate Practice Blog - and some of them can be found here.

Play Bass In 50 Songs

Play Bass in 50 Songs was the original spine of my Online Bass Lessons. With the discovery and use of Deliberate Practice though that will be updated in the near future...

My 5 Favourite Bass Players

Here's a list of my 5 Favourite Bass players, along with some seminal recordings and some other info...

Bass Practice

This series of articles were the forerunners of the research that led to the writing of my book Deliberate Practice. They are a good place to start if you are serious about getting better.

Bass Book Reviews

There are a ton of bass books around - I've got most of them! This section is where I'll review them from time to time....(Note: I generally review books I like, there's so much negativity in the world that i don't like reviewing something that I think is crappy and trashing it.)

Bass DVD Reviews

As with bass books, so with DVDs. And what I wrote above holds true here too....



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