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139 - Finding Your Voice with Scott & Ian

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

Release Date: 09/24/2021

155 - When You're Crippled By FEAR with Scott & Ian show art 155 - When You're Crippled By FEAR with Scott & Ian

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

Having stage fright doesn’t mean you’re not meant to perform or that you’re not good at what you do, but you should know how to tackle it so that if it ever strikes, you’ll be ready! In today’s episode Scott and Ian discuss how to face your fears and achieve your goals.

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154 - Shooting at the Wrong Basket with Ian show art 154 - Shooting at the Wrong Basket with Ian

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

In today’s episode Ian answers your questions about his favourite Jazz Bass, his first-call stompboxes and how his bass playing career all started on the basketball court in 7th Grade. Find out all of that and more in this episode!

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153 - Scott’s Business Blueprint (How to Make Money Online) show art 153 - Scott’s Business Blueprint (How to Make Money Online)

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

Thinking about starting a new online business? Now is the perfect time to make it happen. And if you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’ve already come up with a few ideas. In today’s episode Scott talks you through his own blueprint for making money online.

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152 - Finding The Sound: In Conversation with Larry Grenadier show art 152 - Finding The Sound: In Conversation with Larry Grenadier

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

Having worked with an array of jazz greats while still a teenager in his hometown of San Francisco, Larry Grenadier rose to prominence in New York during the 1990s, performing alongside Joe Henderson, Charles Lloyd, Pat Metheny and Paul Motian. Whether you know him best for his enduring partnership with the Brad Mehldau trio, or as part of the group Fly with Mark Turner and Jeff Ballard, Larry has built up a reputation as one of the finest double bassists in jazz. In this interview, he talks to Jonathan Herrera about his thoughts on technique, tone and the secrets of improvisation.

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151 - How to Create Killer Content (Part 2) with Scott & Ian show art 151 - How to Create Killer Content (Part 2) with Scott & Ian

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So how do you choose the best social media platform? It’s impossible to be active on every social media outlet out there. In today’s episode, Scott and Ian are hoping to get rid of some of that pressure you're feeling and simplify the process of creating your own content.

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150 - How to Create Killer Content (Part 1) with Scott & Ian show art 150 - How to Create Killer Content (Part 1) with Scott & Ian

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

The content you post on social media has the power to turn your followers into fans, but how do you compete with a never-ending flow of viral videos? Elevating your production value is one way to increase your chances of finding an audience among the noise. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the gear that Ian and Scott recommend for today’s content creators.

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149 - The 10 Commandments to Keeping the Gig with Scott & Ian show art 149 - The 10 Commandments to Keeping the Gig with Scott & Ian

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

Congratulations! You nailed the audition and you got the gig. Now the real work starts! Although there’s no substitute for mastering the set list, being part of a successful band requires more than hitting the right notes. Just like you did your homework before the audition, there are some concrete steps you can take to make sure you stick around for the long haul.

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148 - The 10 Commandments to Getting the Gig with Scott & Ian show art 148 - The 10 Commandments to Getting the Gig with Scott & Ian

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For any aspiring bass player, playing live is one of the best ways to really level up. But isn't getting a gig really hard? Getting your first gig needn't be difficult if you follow the ten commandments laid out in this episode. With these ten tips you’ll have the knowledge and resources to take the stage in no time!

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147 - The Gig Triangle with Scott & Ian show art 147 - The Gig Triangle with Scott & Ian

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Ever heard of the gig triangle? The idea is to use three characteristics (good pay, great songs and the hang!) to help figure out what works and what doesn't work for any particular gig. So, how balanced is your gig triangle? Are you hitting 3 out of 3?  In this episode Ian and Scott explore what might be holding you back.

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146 - Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Effects Pedals with Scott & Ian show art 146 - Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Effects Pedals with Scott & Ian

The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast

The search for the perfect bass sound has taken bass-kind from the swamps of analog fuzz to today’s age of digital ‘perfection’. In today’s episode Scott and Ian examine the main types of multi-fx and chart the unstoppable rise of the stomp box. Enjoy the episode!

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