Double bassist John Floeter (Northern Illinois University bass instructor, Grant Park Symphony section member) has really been turning his double bass studio blog into an excellent resource. In addition to offering up technique downloads for students (via Box.net–a great service for distributing these kinds of resources), he has started to write some longer-form posts on various aspects of being a musician.
He gives some great practical advice on what gear every bassist (professional or student) should have. This advice applies not only to his NIU students, but to the greater double bass community as well.
- Practicing in rhythms
- Bass Blog downloads
- The psychology of being musical
- Nontraditional audition advice
- New scale sheets