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Learning music at ArtistWorks is unique. Of course, players get access to many hundreds of lessons specifically designed to break down complex techniques and concepts so that any level of musician can make great strides in their playing. But where ArtistWorks takes learning music online to a new level is with Video Exchanges. Our master musicians accept and respond to video submissions from their online students. Each teacher records a thorough video response that is linked to the student's video so that everyone in the course can apply the instruction given to their own playing. Video Exchanges are incredibly helpful to all levels and experienced players, even beginners. You can only learn with Video Exchange at
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These free sample music lessons and sample Video Exchanges® are only a small preview of what you get when you take online music lessons at ArtistWorks. Join today and get unlimited access to hundreds of step-by-step video lessons, taught and recorded by today’s most heralded music masters. You also have the option to submit videos to your online teacher for personal feedback on your playing through our invaluable Video Exchange Learning® experience that you can’t get anywhere else. We’re here to help you with the right instruction and the most productive and effective environment for reaching your musical goals. You can become the player you always dreamed you could be by learning from master musicians at ArtistWorks.

About the Jazz Basswith John Patitucci Course

John Patitucci has created a comprehensive video library that includes hundreds of jazz bass lessons. Students have unlimited access to all these online bass lessons plus tabs, backing tracks, and other study materials. Newly added material includes an electric bass curriculum for 4 and 6 string bass guitar.

What ultimately sets these online lessons apart from other offerings however, is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange learning platform. John Patitucci reviews each submission and records a video response, offering tips about how to progress. All students can access John's Video Exchange library, which is always expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

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About John

One of the world’s most respected jazz musicians and educators, John Patitucci has played with some of music’s biggest names including B.B. King, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, and many others.

Known for his versatility, sensitivity and tone, Patitucci is widely regarded as one of today’s most influential jazz musicians and composers. John Patitucci has won 3 Grammy awards and many more nominations in his professional career. In 1986 Patitucci was voted “Most Valuable Player” on acoustic bass by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and his debut solo album, John Patitucci (1988) reached number one on the Billboard Jazz charts. He has been voted “Best Jazz Bassist” in the annual Readers’ Poll for Guitar Player and Bass Player Magazine 7 times. John is the Artist in Residence at the Global Jazz Institute at Berklee College of Music, and continues to compose and record music that reflects his interests in jazz, classical, Brazilian, and pop.

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