Scott Devine Reveals His Top Tips for Healthy Practice

Everybody is under intense time pressure these days, and bass players are no exception. Some of us can practice for longer than others, and it’s important to recognise when your concentration is dipping. That’s the time to stop and take a break. It can also be useful to set yourself a time limit in which to achieve your goals. There are so many factors involved in practicing that go way beyond just playing the right notes. Here are some tips that can help you make the most of your practice time. If there’s anything you’d like me to focus on, or if you have any questions, feel free to email your ‘Ask Scott’ submissions to

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