This helpful course teaches how to fill out your playing and add professional sounding fills, runs, and other embellishments – all done by ear. It explains good left hand accompaniment basses in 4/4 and 3/4 time. It teaches how to fill those boring places in the music. It gives full details on how to add exciting “walking” basses, achieve professional sounding alternate basses, and handle different chords. It shows how to play chord runs and where to play them in songs as well as in intros and endings. It includes other rich sounding, professional techniques like playing cross hand style, broken walking octaves, playing a bridge, expanding rhythm into triplets and more. It gives several arrangements of songs and shows each step to make your own full-sounding arrangements – all done by ear! Each technique fully illustrated in the book and demonstrated on the cassette by Madonna Woods in her clear, easy to understand way. This course gives priceless information on right hand fill, grace notes, connecting notes, use of 3rds, 6ths, and double time in rhythm for variety. 36 page book and 60 minute CD.