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The Absolute Basics

The Absolute Basics

Beginner

Pure Basics

Never picked up a double bass before? Then this is where you need to be! Learn everything you need to know about your instrument to get started in your Double Bass journey.

Left Hand Technique

Left Hand Technique

Beginner

Pure Basics

The first thing you need to know is how to use your left hand. Get all the basic knowledge here, and don't forget to revisit this video every so often to check you're still doing it right!

Right Hand Technique

Right Hand Technique

Beginner

Pure Basics

Now you now your left hand, let's have a look at what to do with your right hand, the rhythm hand.

Learn basic pizzicato finger technique and practice a few exercises to start working on the strength in your fingers.

Beginners Guide to Bass Notes

Beginners Guide to Bass Notes

Beginner

Pure Basics

So you want to understand what's where? Take a look at this guide to find the easiest way to find your notes on the double bass, without the pencil marks!

Music Theory: The Absolute Basics

Music Theory: The Absolute Basics

Beginner

Music Theory

Music theory is the difference between being able to play a song, and being able to understand what you're playing.

It's fun for the inquisitive mind and the keep player alike, but renowened amongst the classically trained kids to be the (yawn) boring part of music.

In my video's, I've tried to make it digestible, easy to understand and a little bit more fun!

The Single Slap

The Single Slap

Beginner

Rockabilly Style

At last, a bit of rockabilly! Now you've learnt most of your absolute basics and the double bass is more than just a big bit of wood with strings, lets have some fun and add that slap.

Fever

Fever

Improvers

Song Tutorial

Add some slap and style to the classic Peggy Lee tune in true Bamboozle style.

The Lowdown

The Lowdown

Intermediate

Song Tutorial, Improvisation

Learn the bass line for Bamboozle's "The Lowdown" and improve your improvisation skills with the extra video.

Beginners Improvisation Technique - Part 1

Beginners Improvisation Technique - Part 1

Intermediate

Improvisation

Start your journey into the world of improvisation for Double Bass

The Pink Panther - Part 1

The Pink Panther - Part 1

Intermediate

Song Tutorial

Bamboozle reinvented The Pink Panther and made it rock.

Learn the original bass line to this upbeat and stylish version of the old classic theme tune.

Twenty Flight Rock

Twenty Flight Rock

Intermediate

Song Tutorial

And now for a bit of Eddie Cochran. It's not the easiest bass line to learn, but it sure is a fun one!

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