Find Kai's 2 recently self-produced albums here. All tracks posted for listening and personal download. Page links to Single Archive
Find Kai's self-produced compositions here. Download music and charts and read liner notes.
This Page is all about "how" to practice. I have developed this technique over 40 years and it is still evolving. Take a look.
Documents for download and study represent all musical exercises for your further development. Includes all subjects, melody, harmony, and technique. Documents range from very basic knowledge to advanced concepts. If you need detailed explanation or personal instruction, I offer that through the Walk-in Clinic
Interval Studies (English)
First steps of learning roots of harmony. Organized in symmetrical exercises. Watch HD video clips, read notes, learn fingerings, hear intervals, understand emotional content of intervals. Start with tutorial under the clock.
Multi Interval Studies
After learning the single interval studies, these exercises are born of hybrids, the combination of multiple intervals into symmetrical patterns. Each of them are unique, yet all of them share they ability to move all across the neck of the instrument.
All studies on this page are suitable for (but not limited to..) beginners of the bass guitar. Despite their basic simplicity, I still practice some of these rudiments today to refresh my memory or to warm up before a gig.
This is a detailed and systematic approach to the art of feeling and coordiantion two rhythms at the same time. It also comes with a graphic explanation of how all polyrhythms relate to each other. An in-depth course from beginner to beyond advanced.
Follow this link to an instructional course on slap-technique combined with harmony and systematic rhythms studies.
Here you find various Listening exercises, from simple to more advanced. A great way to test your level of deveopment.
Odd Meter play-along
A Library of play-along loops for training with various meters. Perfect for drummers, useful for other instruments as well. Use as play along or as subliminal listening device.
Here you find a random assortment of vintage instructional videos. The material is still relevant and you may find some curious items in the browsing bins of the "Flea-market".
Playing over Changes
An intensive study of Melodic Improvisation for the Electric Bass. Progressive lessons are added bi-weekly. Includes lessone in Jazz harmony, backing tracks and historical information
Alternative Bass Channel
Alternative Bass is my Blog Channel of curious mixtures. Here you find, odd exercises, blog commenaries, stories, Live shows, Studio recording sessions and bass drills all mixed together. The overarching theme: Nothing "normal" to be found here!
Stories from an unusual life. A collage of images and adventures narrated and edited for you by Kai