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30 Groove Master Bass Lines You Must Know

This video lesson is taught by accomplished bassist and educator Teymur Phell as a part of the collection of bass lessons featured at TrueFire Bass Lessons. TrueFire is a leader in online bass and guitar education showcasing high levels of success rates and client satisfaction.

30 Groove Master Bass Lines - Introduction - Teymur Phell

30 Groove Master Bass Lines You MUST Know – Full Lesson Overview

Two very important skills that every pro bass player must have command of — being able to play in any style of music, and being able to play over any set of changes. The bass lines, techniques and approaches that you’ll learn in this course will help you develop the skills you need to create your own grooves, in any musical situation.

Across this collection of 30 bass lines, Teymur guides you through a wide range of bass grooves, in a variety of styles, over a wide variety of harmonic situations.

Teymur organized the 30 bass lines into 5 groups. Each group focuses on a different set of changes, which you’ll learn to play in a distinctive variety of styles: Funk, Shuffle, Reggae, Jazz Half Time, Walking Bass, Bossa Nova, Salsa, Samba, Slap Funk, 16th Funk, R&B, Rock & Roll, R&B Thumb Mute, Mambo, Cha Cha, Bomba, Songo and Slap Salsa.

For example you’ll start out with a 12-bar blues in F and work on 5 different grooves; an 8th-note oriented funk bass line, a shuffle, a reggae, a half-time jazz feel and then a walking bass groove — all over the same changes.

You’ll play you way through the entire course, putting everything you learn immediately to work over rhythm tracks.

Teymur demonstrates the bass lines over rhythm tracks and then breaks them down by stepping you through the key concepts, techniques and creative approaches he used in the performance.

All of the bass lines are tabbed and notated for your practice, reference and study purposes. You’ll also get Guitar Pro files so that you can play, loop and/or slow down the tab and notation as you work through the lessons. Plus, Teymur generously includes all of the rhythm tracks for you to work with on your own.”

Teymur Phell – About the Educator (from TrueFire)

30 Groove Master Bass Lines You MUST Know

Teymur Phell was born in Baku, Azerbaijan to a very musically talented family. His father, Elmar Fel, a classical composer, and his grandmother, Elmira Nazirova, being a very well known classical pianist and composer.

In 1990, the family moved to Haifa, Israel. Teymur at the age of five, encouraged in music since childhood, began studying piano and taking singing lessons. Teymur’s enjoyment in music has led him to the discovery of his talent. Teymur went to the WIZO High School of Arts, where he studied harmony, music theory and conducting. He graduated with honors and continued his education at the Jerusalem Academy of Music, his professor being Dr. Michael Klinghoffer. Being his student sparked Teymur`s interest in classical bass. His education and studies taking a higher level, he graduated with a BA degree in music.

Teymur took role in variety of educational interdisciplinary cultivation. Quickly becoming professional he started his career as a bass teacher. Managing his time well and enjoying what he does, he taught in 3 different schools, Misgav High School, Megido High School and at BEAT Music School, as an ensemble instructor and a bass teacher. Upon his arrival to New York, in 2010, Teymur has studied enthusiastically with John Patitucci, the American Grammy-winning jazz double bass and jazz fusion electric bass player, as well as getting the chance to collaborate with Mike Stern, the great jazz guitarist. Also performing with people like Kevin Salem, Danielia Cotton, Oz Noy, Lafayette Harris and many others others. Click Here to Visit Teymur Phell’s Website

30 Groove Master Bass Lines You Must Know

30 Groove Master Bass Lines You Must Know