Course Duration15 Weeks
Course LevelAll Level
This is an online Electric Bass course for all levels, Beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced Levels. It takes place in weekly 30-minute sessions over the duration of 15 weeks. Over the span of 40+ years of playing on stages & studios around the world, Adam Cohen brings every bit of that real-world knowledge and know-how to your lessons. As long as you have the desire to learn and the means to practice, you'll be making music from the bass in no time. Some of the skills & topics covered in Making Music with the Electric Bass:
All this coupled with the insight culled from many years of playing, writing, arranging, and recording.
About the Instructor: Adam Cohen has been described as a "true double threat" playing both electric and acoustic bass. He started his musical career early on, playing the piano as taught by his composer and accomplished pianist father. It was not long after that he discovered his love for the lower end of the scales through his influences such as The Beatles, Earth, Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Stanley Clarke and Chicago. Further influenced by Charles Mingus, Ray Brown, Dave Holland and Ray Brown, Adam dove headfirst into learning both electric and upright bass.
Moving from Queens, New York to LA, Adam is now a firm presence in the scene with two albums - Ritual (2005) and Gig Bag (1994) - as well as numerous compositions under his belt. He has also performed and recorded with many well-known faces such as Ray Charles, Ernie Watts, Renee Olstead, David Benoit, John Klemmer, Rob Mullins and Engelbert Humperdinck among many others.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their student's progress in-depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.