Advanced Fundamentals

A fresh look at double bass technique. 18 video lessons, 2 hrs.

No matter how experienced you are, what could be more important than practising the fundamentals?

Check out this short video to see how we can help...

What is Advanced Fundamentals?

  • Advanced Fundamentals is an online video course presented by David Allen Moore.
  • It comprises 18 video lessons on the fundamentals of double bass technique.
  • The lessons cover stand-alone topics so can be viewed in any order.

Your Tutor

David Allen Moore
David Allen Moore

David Allen Moore is a bassist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a USC Thornton School of Music Associate Professor and D'Addario artist.


The study of fundamentals is a lifetime endeavour and as the fundamentals improve, all of your playing will improve.

Who's it for?

This course is suitable for any bassist who wants to focus on the fundamentals of double bass technique. Beginners will enjoy the clear instruction whereas more experienced players may benefit from a fresh look at the basics.

What will I learn?

  • Left-hand technique including lessons on hand shapes, articulation, shifting and the correct use of hand/arm weight.
  • Bow technique including control, weight distribution and the basics of spiccato. The majority of these concepts are suitable for players of both German and French bow.
  • Standing and seated posture
  • ... and much more!

Course Features:

• 18 video lessons to stream online.

• Videos include optional subtitles in English.

• 30 day full refund policy.


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Does the course work with an iPad or tablet computer?
Yes, all of our courses can be viewed via an internet browser on any device. However, please note an up-to-date operating system and/or browser may be required for video playback.
Can I download the videos?
They are not available to download but can be streamed online on any device. You can download any accompanying PDF files.
Can I ask David Allen Moore questions?
David isn't available to answer questions, but you can ask for help in our exclusive study group where Geoff Chalmers and the other members will help you get back on track.
Are refunds available if I'm not happy with the course?
I’m sure you will love the course, but if you’re not completely satisfied we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee.

What could be more important than practising the fundamentals?

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