The 'Signature Sounds of Adam Ben Ezra' is an online course which comprises 4+ hours of HD video across 60 lessons. It is a comprehensive method teaching Adam's double bass techniques, starting with the basics and progressing to advanced topics.
Reading music is not a requirement as all the exercises are demonstrated in the video lessons, but if you prefer to read them as well we have provided transcriptions with detailed fingerings.
Optional subtitles in English are provided for each video.
This course is available to view online, exclusively at Discover Double Bass.
Adam is a bonafide star in the internet world with over 10 million views on YouTube. However, his success is certainly not limited to the web, having performed around the globe in major international music festivals and shared stages with some of the world’s fusion giants – including Pat Metheny, Victor Wooten and Richard Bona.
Learning these alternative techniques will open up a new world of sounds and help you to develop your own voice on the double bass!
The sixty video lessons are presented in a step-by-step order giving you a clear and logical route though the course material. Starting with the fundamentals the course progresses all the way to an advanced level.
Each technique is demonstrated with Adam's original musical examples that you will love playing!
Yes! Adam Ben Ezra plays a five string double bass with a high C string but throughout this course he only uses the four strings of a regular double bass (E, A, D & G). This means the lessons are easy to follow and you can use exactly the same fingerings on your four string bass.
You don't have to be able to sight read to take this course, but we have included transcriptions of the exercises for those who would like them. These PDFs are displayed on the lessons pages and can be downloaded if required.
When I teach what I know and share what I love it makes me want to keep on discovering more... So after many of you asking me how do you do what you do?!… Here it is! You can now learn all my secrets of double bass playing; from bass drumming to making your bass sound like an electric guitar.