Double Bass Courses
Enjoy the double bass courses available on Zoltan's Bass Lounge.
Mastering jazz for the intermediate to advanced double bassist. A comprehensive course looking at all aspects of the music, rhythm, harmony and melody. Blues double bass is also a key part of collection. Studying this material will greatly improve your sense of rhythm, jazz harmony, melodic knowledge and creativity.
Create Simple Bass Lines
For the modern beginning and intermediate double bassist. This comprehensive course will hugely develop your skills and understanding of creating bass lines. You will learn to identify key centers, develop your ears, gain fingerboard knowledge, improve your sight reading and successfully build your own bass lines over the frequently used 2-5-1 progression.
Free Double Bass Foundations Course
Start right at the beginning and make sure you have a strong foundation to build on. Taking the time to get the basics right will help faster progress as your playing develops. This is a Free course to get you off to a great start with your double bass studies.
Major Scales In Lower Positions
This course will teach you the major scales in twelve keys in the lower positions. We will explore all the aspects of musical knowledge and technique involved in playing these scales on the lower part of the double bass.
Major Triads In Lower Positions
During this course you will use the major scale structure to establish the notes of the major triad in all twelve keys. You will learn how to locate these notes on the lower part of the double bass while having the opportunity to pick up basic reading skills.
Minor Scales In Lower Positions
This course will teach you the minor scales in twelve keys in the lower positions using the major scale to determine the notes. You will learn how to shift between positions on the neck and how to check intonation.
Minor Triads In Lower Positions
During this course you will use the natural minor scale structure to establish the notes of the minor triad in all twelve keys. You will learn alternate finger patterns enabling you to play the same run different ways, while learning how to recognize common finger patterns.