Randy Kertz has asked Ariane Cap to talk with us today about changing the bad habits we may have developed over time. One of the things Ariane uses with her students is the PORA Process:

Principals of Rotating Attention (Download the Practice Guide Here)

While there is a bit of a learning curve in the process, this can be used not only in your bass playing, but in many areas of your life. Give it a try and let us know your thoughts below.

Ariane Cap
Ariane Cap

Austrian Ariane Cap is a multi instrumentalist, educator, author, blogger and composer. An eclectic and versatile bassist, she has covered many styles, from Rock (Keith Olsen/Fleetwood Mac), Jazz (Daline Jones, Montclair Women’s Big Band) to Folk and Flamenco (Muriel Anderson), to classical music (The Mozart Band), and Top 40 (Brian Cline Band), Latin Disco (Generation Esmeralda) to Punk Rock (The Sippy Cups). As a leader, Ariane has teamed up with star Jazz bassoonist Paul Hanson to create the critically acclaimed duo ‘OoN’.