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Instruments > Bass > Electric Bass with Nathan East

Electric Bass
with Nathan East

Nathan East has taken his years of formidable playing and created hundreds of electric bass guitar lessons online. Students in the bass guitar course have access to video lessons, bass guitar tabs and backing tracks. Learn how to play bass from a master.

 Pop, rock and funk lessons

 Chord and arpeggio exercises

Online Bass Lessons with Nathan East

What You'll Learn

What ultimately sets these electric bass guitar lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Nathan reviews each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your bass playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Nathan. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

Top Quality Bass Lessons

  • 100s of bass lessons at your own pace
  • All levels and styles of playing welcome
  • Slow Motion & Looping on videos

About Nathan East

Nathan East is one of the most in-demand bassists of all time. As the regular touring bassist for Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Toto, and Fourplay with Bob James, he has played with just about everyone in the music industry. Seamlessly blending rock, pop and funk, East’s bass influences include Charles Mingus, James Jamerson, Jack Bruce, Paul McCartney and Monk Montgomery. In the studio, Nathan East has played bass for legendary artists including Barry White, Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Elton John, Daft Punk and many more. Nathan has been teaching how to play bass guitar for decades and teaching online with ArtistWorks since 2012.

Electric Bass Lessons

 Beginner Bass

  • Tuning Your Bass
  • Using Harmonics
  • Intonation
  • Ear Training
  • Right Hand Warmups
  • Tone Development
  • Left Hand Warmups
  • Left Hand Position
  • Major Scales
  • Minor Scales
  • Two Octave Major Scales
  • Two Octave Minor Scales
  • Chromatic Scales
  • Pentatonic Scales
  • Two Hand Warmup
  • Major and Minor Arpeggios Triads
  • Major and Minor Arpeggios 7ths
  • Arpeggios Warmup
  • Developing Speed
  • Note Lengths
  • Putting Your Sound Together
  • Basic Bass Lines
  • Music Theory
  • Chord Progressions 1-4-5
  • Chord Progressions: 1-6-2-5
  • Chord Progressions: 2-5-1
  • Chord Progressions: 2-5-1-6
  • Chord Progressions: 3-6-2-5
  • Walking Bass Lines
  • Double Stops
  • Suspended Chords
  • Relative Keys
  • Band Stand Rock
  • Slow Blues (Beginner)
  • Blues Shuffle (Beginner)
  • Slow Reggae (Beginner)
  • R&B (Beginner)
  • Creating Your First Bass Lines
  • Right Hand Technique Advanced
  • Speed Drills: Exercise 1 -NEW!
  • Speed Drills: Exercise 2 -NEW!
  • Arpeggio Speed Drills- Exercise 1 -NEW!
  • Arpeggio Speed Drills- Exercise 2 -NEW!
  • Arpeggio Speed Drills- Exercise 3 -NEW!
  • Arpeggio Speed Drills- Exercise 4 -NEW!
  • Arpeggio Speed Drills- Exercise 5 -NEW!
  • Right Hand Speed Drills: Techniques & Tones -NEW!
  • Right Hand Speed Drills: Exercise 1 -NEW!
  • Right Hand Speed Drills: Exercise 2 -NEW!
  • Right Hand Speed Drills: Exercise 3 -NEW!
  • Scalar Melodic Patterns -NEW!
  • Right Hand Posture -NEW!
  • Additional Submitted Songs and Miscellaneous Topics
  • Submit a Placement Video

+ Intermediate Bass

+ Advanced Bass

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What's In This Plan

  • Unlimited Access to Lessons
  • Unlimited Access to Video Exchange Library
  • 1 Video Submission to Teacher
  • Music Theory Workshop
  • Acoustic Guitar 101