Transcription is a subject that’s very close to my heart and is something that I feel is incredibly important for developing nearly all areas of musicianship.

Here’s (almost) half an hour of me explaining what I do, how I do it and why I do it:

Links to everything that I mention in the video are below:

How Habits Happen: 7 Ways To Maintain New Behaviours

Functional Ear Trainer App: iOS Android

Hearing and Writing Music by Ron Gorow

Change The Way You Hear Music

Modern Reading in 4/4 Time by Louis Bellson

Franz Simandl’s New Method For Double Bass

Dotzauer Cello Etudes

Standing In The Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson

Michael League Interview with Bass Lessons Melbourne (quote is at about 17:30 onwards)

The Complete Transcription Process by David Liebman