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Bass Guitar Workshop with Andrew Nadolny

This workshop includes learning about:

· The history of the electric bass guitar and styles of some notable players

· The bass as the ‘guts’ of the band and the ‘bridge’ between the drums and the guitars

· Some fundamental bass guitar techniques

· Tips to further advance your playing: some important scales and arpeggios to help improvisation; ‘slap’ and ‘pop’ techniques to funk it up

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Youtube Videos and MP3s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7F-b-7FENM

(‘Wings’ by Andrew Nadolny, Lass O’Gowrie Hotel, Wickham, Newcastle, Dec 2013)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPZ2QMGn6OA

(‘Second Time Around’ by Andrew Nadolny, Lass O’Gowrie Hotel, Wickham, Newcastle, Dec 2013)

About Andrew Nadolny: Andrew Nadolny combines eclectic influences of English folk, American blues and country, and Eastern perspectives into his songs that explore a range of personal and social issues. Andrew’s show provides the audience with an entertaining mix of musical styles and thought-provoking lyrics, ranging from the dark to humorous.

vocals, guitars, bass, banjo, ukulele, harmonicas, stomp box

Andrew also performs a wide range of covers that he adapts to his own style. The songs he covers include works by Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Richard Thompson, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix and Paul Kelly.