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914: The German double bass scene

In this solo show, Jason shares thoughts on his recent trip to Germany and his observations of...

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913: Uli Schneider on the German bass community

Uli Schneider is a double bass performer and teacher in Germany and is the artistic director of...

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912: Making Thumb Position less scary for double bass

In this solo show, we dig into ways to make thumb position more natural and less scary on the...

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911: Fer Acosta on connecting the Latin American double bass community

Fernanda Acosta began her formal music studies at the age of 15 in the Conservatorio de las...

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910: Why extensions on double bass?

In this deep-dive solo show, Jason explores why double bass extensions are popular for reaching...

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909: Kyle Motl on harmonics and sound worlds

Kyle Motl is a bassist, composer, and improviser dedicated to the performance of creative music....

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908: A cool new bass quartet for students or pros

Today’s episode features a performance of Andrés Martin’s bass quartet Kitsune with...

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907: Eli Broxham on his Newgrass path

Eli Broxham is a bassist in Nashville who recently released Watch Me Learn, the debut album from...

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906: 12 tips to ACTUALLY get better at double bass

Today’s deep-dive is a “highlight reel” from our recent conversation with Luis...

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905: A cool double bass camp in France!

We’re chatting with Eleanor Martindale about this summer’s RCR Double Bass Camp,...

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904: Thoughts on Nicholas Walker's Chorale

Today’s episode is a deep-dive into Nicholas Walker’s beautiful solo bass work...

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903: Renée-Paule Gauthier on life coaching

Renée-Paule Gauthier is a violinist, teacher, performance coach, writer, clinician, yogi, wife,...

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902: Fixing collapsing left hand fingers

Today’s deep-dive covers techniques for fixing collapsing left-hand fingers.  Enjoy!...

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901: Luis Celis on auditioning

Luis Celis recently won an audition for the double bass section of the Cincinnati Symphony...

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900: Joe Policastro live from Cincinnati

Joe Policastro played a great set to close out the Cincinnati Bass Bash this April.  This episode...

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899: Barry Green in Ohio

Barry Green hit the ground running when he moved back to Cincinnati a few years ago, and I was...

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898: Intonation "hacks"

Today’s deep-dive covers ideas for getting more accurate with double bass intonation....

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897: Tom Fiorini on electric bass concertos

Thomas Fiorini recently performed the premiere of the Groslot Concerto for Bass Guitar with the...

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896: Bass camps - my thoughts

Today’s deep-dive covers thoughts on bass camps and the benefits they have to local...

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895: Richard Duke on bass camps

Richard Duke is the director for the Golden Gate Bass Camp and the San Francisco Winter Bass...

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