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Alex Scott

Alex Scott

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Alex Scott is a professional freelance bassist, drummer and recording engineer based out of Denver, CO. He has had the honor of sharing the stage with such artists as John Popper (Blues Traveler), Stanton Moore, Robert Randolph, DJ Logic, and many others. As a producer and engineer, he has 12 albums to his credit, as well as work in television and online content creation. He tours nationally with Fox Street, 40 Oz to Freedom, and performs and records all around Colorado wi... (more)

Alex currently offers 134 guitar lessons at JamPlay, with 134 intermediate lessons.

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Recording Guitar at Home

In the modern age of digital technology, being able to create great-sounding recordings in a home studio is not only possible, but it’s also more affordable than ever. In this course, Alex Scott will walk you through what gear and software you’ll need to purchase to get started with home recording, as well as what concepts you’ll want to learn first. The end result — being able to capture your musical ideas and performances anytime — is well worth it!

Mixing Mastery

All your tracks have been recorded. Now comes the mixdown. Many engineers consider mixing to be the most fun part of the recording process — the time when the sonic, musical, and effects ingredients come together in glorious balance and power. In this essential course, veteran mix engineer Alex Scott will walk you through the process of sculpting three mixes from start to finish for three genres: rock, country, and blues. He’ll show you how to use panning, EQ, compression, and effects to create clear definition and space for all elements while crafting an end result that’s tight and exciting. Upon completing this course, you will be able to apply what you’ve learned to any genre.

Demystifying the DAW

The DAW (digital audio workstation) is the beating heart of the modern recording studio. This amazing software can manipulate audio in countless ways with just a few clicks. In this easy-to-follow 15-lesson course, veteran studio engineer Alex Scott takes you through the basics of using DAW software. You’ll learn sequencing, audio and MIDI editing, session setup and workflows, and much more. This course is perfect for novices who are looking to get an overview of DAW basics. (While the course will be demonstrated in Presonus Studio One, the techniques shown can be applied to any DAW software.)

Bassist Practice Plan

If your goal is to become skilled at playing bass guitar, consistent and mindful practice will be critical to your success. In this lesson pack, veteran bassist Alex Scott takes you through a series of challenging but engaging exercises designed to maximize your fretboard knowledge, chord comprehension, and dexterity on the instrument. Each lesson will provide you with an in-depth explanation of a concept, followed by a guided practice session.

Blues and Rock on Bass

Blues and rock are inextricably linked throughout music history. In this pack, Alex Scott takes you through 15 tracks that showcase the best of both genres. You’ll begin with classic blues, then work your way into a fusion of the two styles. Throughout this course, you’ll also learn about the history of the two genres, and the role that that bass guitar plays in each.

Bass Grooves

We’ve raided our extensive vault of backing tracks and found 15 amazing tracks that are perfect for bass players to jam along with — covering every genre from rock and funk to country, blues, R&B, folk-pop, Latin jazz, and modern jazz. Join Alex Scott as he demonstrates a cool groove for each track, and guides you through the process of creating your own amazing bass grooves.

Bassist Fretboard Roadmap

Few things are more important on bass guitar than a solid understanding of the fretboard. In this course, veteran bassist Alex Scott takes you through a series of 15 lessons and 5 JamTracks designed to maximize your fretboard knowledge and comprehension. Throughout this pack, for every two lessons you spend learning core concepts, you’ll get one lesson that lets you practice your new skills along with a backing track.

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