Easy Bass w/Chuck Ervin

Easy Bass w/Chuck Ervin

Chuck Ervin

Thursday, March 8th - Thursday, April 12th

7:00 pm

$130 Early Bird before February 27th / $140 Regular

Easy Bass
Easy Bass
If you’re fairly new to the bass, gain experience playing common but compelling bluegrass, country, folk, and blues songs and tunes in different keys. We’ll use the root-fifth technique and some classic bass runs, plus enough theory to start building your own. This class is open to upright, guitar-style, and ukulele-style bassists, so we’ll cover right- and left-hand technique on all of them.

Is this class right for you? Feel free to contact the instructor at chuck.ervin@att.net
Chuck Ervin
Chuck Ervin
Bassist Chuck Ervin performs swing music with the Sylvia Herold Ensemble, folk music with Euphonia, classic country with the Mike Stadler & Mary Gibbons Band, jazz and pop with guitarist Chris Grampp, and is an in-demand bassist in the Bay Area’s vibrant jazz and acoustic-music scenes.

He has worked with many other Bay Area musicians, including Bobby Black, Joe Craven, Ed Johnson, Jinx Jones, Keith Little, Tony Marcus, Jim Nunally, Jeff Sanford, Julian Smedley, and Radim Zenkl. He has also performed as an actor and musician in numerous stage productions, including “Woody Guthrie’s American Song” at the Freight & Salvage.

He studied jazz bass with Glenn Richman, bassist for famed vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, and teaches bass at the Freight & Salvage, at music camps, and at his Oakland studio.