David Overthrow – 30-Day Bass Workout

Jun 24 2017

David Overthrow – 30-Day Bass Workout

David Overthrow 30-Day Bass Workout download DVD. This enjoyable and challenging exercise routine will prepare you for the rigors of contemporary bass playing and sharpen your technique. The strategy focuses on warm-ups and stretching, exercises for strength, agility and stamina, and specific techniques such as hammer-ons and pull-offs. Jam-packed with tried-and-true “bassrobic” exercises, this book will build your technique, no matter what style of music you play. Don’t let another day go by without making this a perfect new addition to your bass library. This is a good workout and exercise for bass players of all levels. It doesn’t...

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Tommy Shannon – Double Trouble Bass

Jun 13 2017

Tommy Shannon – Double Trouble Bass

Tommy Shannon Double Trouble Bass DVD download. Tommy Shannon, bassist for acclaimed blues band Double Trouble and formerly part of Stevie Ray Vaughn’s rhythm section, here demonstrates the blues bass guitar for beginning players. Assisted by Arlen Roth and Chris Layton, Shannon teaches such fundamentals as muting, walking bass skips, basic riffs, New Orleans style, 1/2 step passing notes, rolling picking touch, flatpicking. If you are interested in learning blues bass this is the DVD for you hands down! Tommy shows you the the most commonly used blues bass lines. He also covers walking bass lines and provides some...

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Dave Dixon – Play Bass Guitar in One Day

Jun 05 2017

Dave Dixon – Play Bass Guitar in One Day

Until now learning how to play the bass guitar has meant a choice between struggling along on your own, expensive private guitar lessons or even attending evening group-classes. Now below is the general jist of how simple to follow this DVD is. In the example below, my girlfiend tried the Guitar DVD, but having checked over the Bass DVD its along very similar lines. “The guitar DVD contains everything you need to start play the guitar – and says that it ‘can get you up and running in just one day’. Now when I first read that statement, I...

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Flea: Master Session – Bass Guitar Lesson

May 26 2017

Flea: Master Session – Bass Guitar Lesson

Flea Master Session Bass Guitar Lesson download. This video in the series concentrates on the Red Hot Chili Peppers bass guitarist Flea and he is interviewed for the program by his fellow musician and close friend, River. The program is interspersed throughout with recordings of Flea playing musical pieces on his bass guitar accompanied on the drums by Chad Smith. River encourages Flea to talk about the beginning of his career and how he got started in the music business. Flea talks about his early punk rock band Fear as well as the world-renowned Red Hot Chili Peppers. He...

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Tony Saunders – Beginning Bass

Apr 26 2017

Tony Saunders – Beginning Bass

Tony Saunders is much in demand within the industry, and given his track record it’s not hard to see why. After receiving his first piano lessons from none other than Herbie Hancock himself. Saunders shared the stage, alongside his father, recording artist Merl Saunders, with Jerry Garcia. He has gone on to play and record with Elton John, Stevie Wonder, and Bo Diddley, among countless other renowned musicians. Here, he shares his expertise with students of the four- and five-string bass, providing all the fundamentals necessary to follow in his footsteps. On-screen tablature, an interactive lesson chart, and on-line...

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How to Play Heavy Metal Bass (Guitar World)

Apr 19 2017

How to Play Heavy Metal Bass (Guitar World)

Containing more than 70 minutes of lessons, How to Play Heavy Metal Bass DVD gives you everything you need to know about playing bass in a hard rock band! You’ll learn fret-hand techniques, tunings, riffs, fingerpicking, Hammer-Ons, Pull-Offs, Trills and much more. Tab files on the disc also include backing tracks for you to play along with. Fretboard Patterns: Minor Third, Major Third, Fifth, Tritone, Octave, Summary of Two-Note Patterns, Minor Triad, Major Triad, Sus9 Triad, Minor Pentatonic Box Pattern, Blues Box Pattern, One-String Scales. The Guitar World: How to Play Heavy Metal Bass instructional DVD features over 70...

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Andrew Ford – Bass Groove Survival Guide

Mar 28 2017

Andrew Ford – Bass Groove Survival Guide

Andrew Ford Bass Groove Survival Guide. What is groove? Ask a hundred players and you’ll get 100 different answers. You’ll hear that groove ‘makes the music breathe’ and that groove is the way ‘an experienced musician plays a rhythm compared with the way it’s written,’ and that groove is ‘what makes people who can’t dance wanna feel like dancing.’ Groove is all that and more but the one thing everybody seems to agree is that when you hear and feel it, there’s a bass player smack dab in the middle of it. And if you look up ‘groove’ in...

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Bunny Brunel – Fretless Bass

Mar 15 2017

Bunny Brunel – Fretless Bass

If you’re looking to improve your fretless skills, bassist Bunny Brunel has a new instructional DVD. No frets, no frills. That’s the approach Bunny Brunel takes on this effective introduction to playing the fretless species. Simply addressing the camera with bass in hand for 60 minutes and 16 chapters, Bunny covers and demonstrates key elements for the intermediate player making the leap from fretted bass. These include his recommendation of fret lines, how and where to place your left hand fingers, intonation, vibrato, sliding, right hand plucking and placement, pickup settings, note duration, and basic scales, modes and bass...

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Victor Wooten – Groove Workshop

Feb 28 2017

Victor Wooten – Groove Workshop

Master Bassist Victor Wooten lays out his philosophy of teaching and learning music in Groove Workshop, a brilliant master class captured on DVD. While traditional music education focuses on technique and ‘playing the right notes’, Victor delves deeper and emphasizes many subtle and rarely taught aspects of music making, giving the viewer an incredible insight into his musical concepts. Working with a master class of six Bassists, each with Bass in hand, Victor – along with expert Bassist and instructor Anthony Wellington – explores the following intriguing concepts: Notes: is it possible for wrong notes to sound great? Grooving:...

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Dave LaRue – Essential Bass Concepts

Feb 17 2017

Dave LaRue – Essential Bass Concepts

Dave LaRue Essential Bass Concepts download PDF DVD. Dave LaRue is one of today’s leading bassists, recording and touring with the Steve Morse Band and Dixie Dregs for nearly 20 years. His incredible technique and finesse of the bass make him the first-call for well-known artists, and he has also established himself as a regular columnist for Bass Player magazine, touring clinician, and adjunct professor at Florida’s Stetson University. In this DVD, Dave gets viewers started with warm-ups, stretching, and arpeggio fingering exercises. He lets loose with some of his hip funk lines using hammer-ons, slapped, popped, and ghost notes,...

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