Practicing and performing etudes is a vital step in the process of turning technique into music. Jim Stinnett's students always develop mastery over their instrument by working diligently on etudes.
Featuring: Mike Dyer (B minor2, F# major 3); John Grealish (C major 3); Michael Barracato (G major 2, E minor 3); Dmitry Saprykin (D minor 3, G# minor 1 (Double Bass)); Jackson Mann (E minor 2, Ab minor 1, Gb major 3); Dukchun Lee (G minor 3); Riley Hagan (Bb major 3, C minor 3 Eb major 3); Gavin O'Broin (G major2, E minor 3, A major 2); Bruce Gertz (C# minor3, Emajor 2); Jim Stinnett (G minor 3 (Double Bass)); and Ensemble (A major 1).
Jim Stinnett is a professor at Berklee College Of Music where he teaches arranging and bass. As a highly respected educator, he presents bass clinics and workshops all over the world. His extensive list of publications include The Music Of Paul Chambers, Arcology, Creating Jazz Bass Lines, All Cows Eat Grass, Reading in Bass Clef, Slap Bass Workout, and 12 Keys To Success, Integrated Reading Technique.
Stinnett graduated from New England Conservatory Of Music in 1986 as a student of Ed Barker. Today, he is a highly sought-after producer, arranger, and performer. He is the founder of the Bass Workout and musical director of the New Hampshire Bass Fest. He is the director of Stinnett Music Online School.
Stinnett’s credits include performances and recordings with: Joe Diorio, Lionel Loueke, Rufus Reid, Michael Manring, Ernie Watts, Phish, John LaPorta, Joe Hunt, Tal Farlow, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Florida Gulf Coast Symphony, Musicisti Americani Chamber Orchestra, Steve Bailey, Celso Pixinga, Thiago Espirito Santo, Phineas Newborn Jr, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Clark Terry, Ernestine Anderson, Kia Winding, Sam Rivers, Red Garland, Buddy DeFranco, Anita O’Day, and Roy Hanes.