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General Bass Sites:

International Society of Bassists
Bass Club Chicago
Lemur Music
American School of Double Bass
Bob’s House of Basses
Bob Gollihur’s Double Bass Links Page
Double Bass and Violone Internet Archive
The Online Double Bass Guide
Harmony Central Bass Resources (great for electric bass)
The Double Bass Page (UK)
DaXun Zhang’s Website
Sigi Busch’s Website
Gary Karr’s Website
Encyclopedia of Bass Logic
The Online Journal of Bass Research
Rufus Reid Homepage
Detroit Bass Players

No Treble 


Jazz Resources:
Ray Brown 9 part master class
Sigi Busch’s Website – great MP3 and MIDI resources
Jazz FM
A Jazz Improvisaton Primer (on-line guide to jazz improvisation)
Aebersold Play-Along Series
The FREE Jazz Handbook (Aebersold) – excellent resource!


Practice Tools:

Audacity – a great FREE sound recording and multi-track editing program (comprehensive MIDI orchestral repertoire) – an excellent educational resource for all string players with videos, practice charts, and more – great online music theory compendium
Online Ear Training – great site filled with practice tools, games, downloads, exercises, articles, etc.
Getting the Most Out of Your Practice Session (Bill Koehler)
Inner Game of Music
MIDI Library for Solo Bass
more solo bass MIDI
more MIDI files
MIDI World
Hans Sturm’s Double Bass Audition Resources (audio and text bass resources)
Finale Notepad (basic free version of Finale)
Electric Bass Downloads Page
Douglas Yeo Trombone Home Page (not a bass page, but full of valuable career and practice info.)
FlexiMusic (offers a set of great music software, including FlexiMusic Wave Editor, Generator, Composer, Orchestra, Composer, and Kids Composer)


Practice Tools:

Dearborn School of Music—This is a fantastic music program for private lessons in Dearborn, MI, run by my good friend and great guitarist, David Petrie.


Gruv Gear – High-quality products for working musicians. 

GHS Strings - These are high-quality strings that Michael uses on all of his basses! String artist!


To contribute any and all bass contributions, e-mail me: MichaelRaisBassist AT gmail DOT com

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