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Archive for November, 2013

I like to keep giving myself challenges, just to make sure my brain still works. 😉  The most recent one is to learn enough bass to understand Paul McCartney’s approach to the bass, especially in the context of music of the Beatles. In order to really understand the instrument that shaped Paul’s playing, I felt […]

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