Over the course of his career as a private practice attorney in New Mexico, Geoffrey “Geoff” Scovil has emerged as a leading criminal defense attorney in the Albuquerque area. Outside of work, Geoff Scovil enjoys learning to play the bass guitar.
Here are three quick tips to help beginning bass players become proficient at playing their instrument:
1. Slow down.
too often, beginning musicians try to play complicated songs too
quickly, skipping over essential techniques in the process. It may not
be as exciting, but slowing down to master basic techniques is more
beneficial in the long term.
2. Try new things.
is important to take it slow at first, it’s also important to step
outside of one’s comfort zone every now and then. The only way to get
better is to challenge yourself with new songs and practice them at
3. Play with other people.
In all likelihood, most
of your practice will take place alone. Don’t discount the value of
playing with more experienced musicians, however, as they can show you
useful tips and tricks.