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SBL Student Spotlight – Glenn Whitney

“For the life of me, I don’t know how I didn’t stumble upon ScottsBassLessons before. I instantly knew this was what I needed to move my playing in the direction I was hoping. I really connect with the way that…

Faculty Spotlight: Rich Brown

Last month we kicked off our brand-new monthly SBL faculty spotlight feature with the mighty Steve Jenkins… This month’s spotlight sees Rich Brown take centre stage, who’s on the verge of releasing a brand-new course into the SBL course library…

Darkglass M900 Unboxing and Giveaway!

A brand new bass head just arrived at the studio (it’s REALLY cool!)… So, I thought I’d do an ‘unboxing’ video for you and put this new head through its paces to see what it can handle! ;) Make sure…

20 Essential Slap Bass Grooves Every Bass Player Should Know

To mark the release of Phil Mann’s Essential Slap Bass Rudiments Course within the SBL Academy, we’ve compiled 20 slap bass grooves that you must learn if you want to call yourself a true bass hero … Nearly every beginning…

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SBL Student Spotlight – Taylor Lee

Having survived the recent SBL Study Piece Challenge, Taylor Lee tells Nick Wells how he did it. In our regular feature we’re going to be shining a light on a select few SBL students. Throughout the year, we’ll be catching…

SBL Student Spotlight – Fred G

We share a cup of herbal tea with FredG of SBL Academy Fame… In our regular feature we’re going to be shining a light on a select few SBL students. Throughout the year, we’ll be catching up with a diverse…

Faculty Spotlight: Steve Jenkins

As many of the bass community already know, we have an AMAZING faculty here at ScottsBassLessons, simply put, some of the best bass educators in the world are teaching at SBL. Rufus Philpot, Todd Johnson, Ariane Cap, Gary Willis, Ed…

SBL Student Spotlight – George Lawton

“SBL has given me another learning hub and has been a constant source of inspiration. Scott’s basically created an Open University for bass! I love my course at the RNCM, but what Scott has created is incredible. My membership ‘aint…

SBL Student Spotlight – Deryl Gallant

Deryl Gallant chats to us about his influences, his bass gear and how SBL helped him to conquer Donna Lee. In this regular feature we shine a light on a select few SBL students regarded by many as ‘ones to…

Interview With The Legendary Bassist – Victor Wooten

I’m on holiday with the family right now (and LOVING it!), but, I really didn’t want to skip a week and not send you anything… so, I thought I’d treat you to something I usually keep only for members of…

SBL Student Spotlight – Ben Walker

Nick Wells meets Ben Walker, bandleader, sideman and trainee gym instructor. In this regular feature we shine a light on a select few SBL students regarded by many as ‘ones to watch.’ Throughout the year, we’ll be catching up with…

SBL Student Spotlight – Daniel Wester

Nick Wells and Medicine X bassist Daniel Wester sit down to discuss all things bass. In this regular feature we shine a light on a select few SBL students regarded by many as ‘ones to watch.’ Throughout the year, we’ll…

SBL Student Spotlight – Tim Hill

Nick Wells meets Tim Hill, bassist with latin quintet Agave. In this regular feature we shine a light on a select few SBL students regarded by many as ‘ones to watch.’ Throughout the year, we’ll be catching up with a…

SBL Student Spotlight – Jack Zaferes

Stolen Rhodes bassist Jack Zaferes tells Nick Wells about the highs and lows of playing in a Philadelphia rock band. In this regular feature we shine a light on a select few SBL students regarded by many as ‘ones to…

SBL Student Spotlight – Toby Ellis

Introducing Toby Ellis from Watford-based alt-rock band Corolla. In this regular feature we shine a light on a select few SBL students regarded by many as ‘ones to watch.’ Throughout the year, we’ll be catching up with a diverse set…