As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 19 – Spring 2022
Put the time in.
Behind every legendary bassist and guitarist trails umpteen hours of practice, especially in the early career years. If you would like music to be your full-time job, you must put in full-time hours in your practice room.
Tune into your surroundings.
In a band setting, when you really understand what the instruments around you are playing, you will confidently sound like you understand. Not to mention, that will open you up for more flavorful ideas to contribute on your fretboard, thus giving a complete approach to the band.
Practice your weak areas in music.
It’s essential to perfect what you’re not so good at, rather than to spend too much time having fun reinforcing things you are great at in music.
Focus on the basics.
Focus on the basics in techniques and even theory. Once you know them like your middle name, the basics catapult the really cool stuff. 😊
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