Francis Rocco Prestia – Fingerstyle Funk

Jun 10 2018

Francis Rocco Prestia – Fingerstyle Funk

Francis Rocco Prestia Fingerstyle Funk download. At last, bass players around the world are allowed a rare, in-depth look into the style and technique of one of the most influential electric bassists of our time. In a logical step-by-step approach, Tower of Power bassist Francis Rocco Prestia clearly explains his percussive “ghosting & muting” techniques and demonstrates the importance of a “balanced” bass line. Twelve Tower of Power tunes are used to illustrate his approach to funk & half-time shuffles, straight-8th, 16th-note and 12/8 funk, ballads and more.Each example is presented in it’s fundamental form, then he elaborates one...

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Anthony Vitti – Accelerate Your Bass Playing

May 28 2018

Anthony Vitti – Accelerate Your Bass Playing

Anthony Vitti Accelerate Your Bass Playing DVD download. This DVD will help take your playing to the next level. Professor Anthony Vitti shares his proven method for improving the fundamental skills required to freely express yourself on the bass in many musical styles. Professor Vitti is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and has been teaching there since 1990. He is known for his contemporary style of playing, particularly for knowledge and instruction in slap bass, fingerstyle R&B, and sightreading. He has played all along the East Coast with a variety of artists including Sammy Davis, Jr.,...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Bass Guitar Scales

May 19 2018

Mark John Sternal – Easy Bass Guitar Scales

MJS – Easy Bass Guitar Scales – Over 50 Common and Exotic Scales and Modes. This course has every bass guitar scale you’ve ever wanted to learn! Presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues. Next learn the patterns spanning all musical styles and cultures with exotic scales like the Balinese, Hirojoshi and Kumoi. There are over 50 scales for you to use to spice up your bass playing! Each scale is presented with a video demonstration at a slow and fast tempo. The bottom half of the...

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Bob Efford – Best of Lennon & McCartney for Bass Guitar

May 07 2018

Bob Efford – Best of Lennon & McCartney for Bass Guitar

Bob Efford Best of Lennon & McCartney for Bass Guitar DVD download free. Hosted by in-demand L.A. session man and U.K. native Bob Efford, this DVD takes players note-by-note through McCartney’s masterfully composed bass lines in eight Beatles classics. If you are just starting to play bass or if you are primarily a guitar player, trying to add bass to your arsenal, this DVD is what you are looking for. The instructor is informative and interesting enough without boring you with unnecessary details. It covers some great songs and it was easy enough to learn from. It is very...

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Jaco Pastorius – Modern Electric Bass

Apr 29 2018

Jaco Pastorius  – Modern Electric Bass

Jaco Pastorius  Modern Electric Bass DVD download free. Widely regarded as one of the finest bassists of his generation, Jaco Pastorius combined remarkable technique and singular tone with an adventurous and highly melodic approach to his instrument, and his work with Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, and Joni Mitchell earned praise from musicians, critics, and fans before his tragic death in 1987. Originally released in 1985, Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass features the master musician demonstrating his techniques, offering his philosophies about music and performing, demonstrating practice exercises, and jamming with John Scofield and Kenwood Dennard. The onetime Weather Report...

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Learn Rock Bass With 6 Great Masters

Apr 22 2018

Learn Rock Bass With 6 Great Masters

Learn Rock Bass With 6 Great Masters DVD download free. Classic Hot Licks titles on DVD! For the first time Hot Licks classic video titles are available on DVD, making it even easier to learn with the world’s top players… right in your own home! These new transfers make them look better than ever while DVD technology makes navigating each lesson even easier! With a new introduction by Matt Scharfglass. Music Editor for Guitar World, Guitar World Acoustic, Guitar World Legends and Bass Guitar magazines, Matt Scharfglass is also leader of the rock band Mrs Grundy. A bassist and...

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T. M. Stevens – Heavy and Funky Bass Techniques

Apr 05 2018

T. M. Stevens – Heavy and Funky Bass Techniques

T M Stevens Heavy and Funky Bass Techniques download free. T. M. Stevens’ combination of rock, funk, and everything in between is like no other. A longtime session player who has worked with artists such as James Brown, Joe Cocker, and Billy Joel, Stevens is one of the most respected bass players in the industry. In this video, he explores his unique style of playing, going in-depth into his approach to the bass guitar. Stevens covers all the bases as he takes you on a wild journey into his world of heavy metal funk. Topics include: holding the bass,...

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Larry Graham – Super Slapping Bass

Mar 28 2018

Larry Graham – Super Slapping Bass

Larry Graham Super Slapping Bass download free. Larry Graham is best known as both the bass guitar player in the popular and influential psychedelic soul/funk band Sly & the Family Stone, and as the founder and frontman of Graham Central Station. He is credited with the invention of the slapping technique, which radically expanded the tonal palette of the bass, although he himself refers to the technique as “Thumpin’ and Pluckin’.” Larry Graham is ranked #3 on Digital Dreamdoor’s list of “100 Greatest Rock Bass Guitarists of All Time.” Could be because of the fact the musical influence of...

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John Myung – Progressive Bass Concepts

Mar 20 2018

John Myung – Progressive Bass Concepts

John Myung Progressive Bass Concepts free download. John Myung, the bassist for the progressive heavy metal band Dream Theater, discusses and demonstrates the techniques that put him in the forefront of progressive bass playing. Topics include: opening bass solo, chord tone lesson, pattern and chord applications, scale lesson, harmonics lesson (“Lifting Shadows Off A Dream”), left hand technique (“A Change of Seasons”), right hand technique, tapping technique (“Metropolis” and “Scarred”) and a jam with Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian. Booklet included. The video was first released in Japan in 1996 and was released world-wide in 1997. Instructor: John Myung...

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Francois Rabbath – The Art Of The Bow

Mar 08 2018

Francois Rabbath – The Art Of The Bow

Francois Rabbath The Art Of The Bow DVD download. The Art of the Bow is the state-of-the-art DVD investigating the subtleties of one of the world’s greatest string players, double bassist Francois Rabbath. Sold in over 20 countries and a must for any string player or teacher, the Art of the Bow features the award-winning bassist perfoming live with orchestra and giving extensive interviews on topics ranging from teaching philosophies to performance anxiety. Lecture-demonstrtions are enhanced by user-selectable camera angles. The highlight of the DVD is the “Silent Motion Study” – biomechanics animations that clearly show the intricacies of...

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