Jim Stinnett: The Year of the Reading Bassist

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Thursday / April 14, 2011 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
United States

Faculty member Jim Stinnett presents a clinic with Dave Buda, Gavin Obrion, and Rich Appleman. This presentation is designed to help you become a better reader of music by offering a methodology for reading practice. Topics include hand position, musical shapes, counting, left-hand technique, practice techniques, and bass ensemble reading.

Stinnet is currently a professor at Berklee, where he teaches arranging and bass. A highly respected educator, he presents clinics and workshops all over the world and is a prolific producer, writer, and arranger with an extensive list of educational publications including Slap Bass Workout and All Cows Eat Grass. He is the founder of the Bass Workout and musical director of the New Hampshire Bass Fest.

His credits include performances and recordings with Lionel Loueke, Ernie Watts, Phish, Anita O'Day, Roy Haynes, and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. Stinnett is a Le Fay Bass artist.