Category Archives: Introduction

How Far Do The “Basics” Go?

I took a somewhat unusual path to bass. I started as a guitarist at a very early age – 51/2! I spent a few years with a cello in elementary school. In high school, the jazz band director asked me … Continue reading

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Lesson Inquiry     

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Time To Get Started Again – Bass Lessons for Back to School!

It’s time to get started with bass lessons. Whether you’re returning from a summer break or just getting started, now’s the time. For in-school students, get a head start on the upcoming year with band, orchestra or jazz band. For … Continue reading

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Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding – Footprints

Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding – Wow! Set back and relax and soak it in!  

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New Students

I have a few spots open for more students. If you are interested, please fill out the form below (you will need to wipe out my info which seems to populate in the form no matter what) or email me … Continue reading

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New Affiliation!

I’m pleased and excited to announce my affiliation with Melody Music Studios. This is a large organization operating nationwide and now possibly even wider with Skype lessons, which was one of the major driving factors for this association. Please check … Continue reading

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Skype Lessons Now Available!

As you have probably noticed, my posting levels have gone way down over the last few months. Back in October, I had major surgery which kept me from doing all but the most basic things for quite a while. Everything … Continue reading

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New Video Link!

This is a new link on the Audio/Video Links page. September 2, 2012, The Blind Tiger, Greensboro NC.

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Welcome to the BGIS Blog!

This is my first blog post, so here’s a little bit about my vision for the blog. I have playing music for over, well, over 40 years and teaching bass guitar and double bass for over 30.  I’ve had lots … Continue reading

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