Bass Workshop with Shaun Johannes

By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | April 25, 2017

Bass Workshop with Shaun Johannes

 This year, as part of the Big Band Jazz Festival, the organizers have arranged a brilliant bass workshop. The workshop will be presented by Shaun Johannes at the Rondebosch High School. Paul Bothner Music is the proud back line sponsor for the Big Band Jazz Festival.

As part of the 19th Anniversary Celebrations of the Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival we will be hosting a FREE bass workshop with bassist Shaun Johannes.

What is the Electric Bass Guitar?’
Origins of the bass, its construction (what everything does and why)
Different left-hand and right hand techniques
Electric Bass Guitar in Jazz
Defining the various sub-genres within Jazz and looking at how the Electric Bass Guitar functions in all of them
Repertoire & soloing

Date: Friday 5 May 2017
Venue: Reeler Theatre, Rondebosch High School, Canigou Road, Rondebosch
Time: 14h30 – 16h30

Bookings: To register your attendance as seating is limited Email: – or Ann 082 451 3696



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