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Generally speaking, the role of bass in most music is to add depth to the harmonic content and provide a connection between drums and pitched instruments. There are a very, very large variety of ways to approach the bass, so if you're interested in becoming a bass player, as opposed to just playing the bass, then you will need to spend a good amount of time ...


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Remember that you're part of the rhythm section! Don't underestimate the responsibility that comes with playing a very simple line - even just roots - with even feel in a way that locks in with the drummer, fits the feel of the song, and drives it forward. Even in 4/4, just playing quarter notes won't always do the job (or if it does, your bandmates are a ...



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