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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Pascal Mulot – Slap Bass Techniques

Feb 10 2017

Pascal Mulot – Slap Bass Techniques

This DVD will help to learn to play slap technique. Includes 4 technology as the complexity. The first chapter explains the main methods of playing slap. Second – fingering, third “flamenco style” and the fourth “the mechanism of four movements” (author’s personal technique). Through showing close-up (right and left hand), will be much easier to master the technique of the author. The set includes a booklet with notes and tablature. Excellent school for beginners as well proffessionals. Everyone will be able to draw something new. Pascal Mulot Techniques du Slap a la Basse télécharger. Ce DVD vous permettra de...

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Victor Wooten – Super Bass Solo Technique

Jan 29 2017

Victor Wooten – Super Bass Solo Technique

Victor Wooten is recognized as one of the world’s greatest electric bassists. Considered by many to be the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is best known for his work with the Grammy-winning supergroup Bela Fleck & The Flecktones. Along with his acclaimed solo recordings, Victor has performed with artists like Branford Marsalis, Mike Stern, Bruce Hornsby, Bootsy Collins, Chick Corea, Dave Matthews, Prince, Will Lee, T.M. Stevens, Gov’t Mule, Susan Tedeschi, Steve Bailey, Oteil Burbridge, Scott Henderson and Steve Smith. In this DVD, Victor breaks down each of the techniques he employs to create his incredible style....

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Funk and R&B Bass – At a Glance

Jan 15 2017

Funk and R&B Bass – At a Glance

Funk and R&B Bass At a Glance DVD download free. The At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the hi-def DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and popular song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. The Soul Bass Style: The soul hits of the sixties and seventies had some of the most grooving bass lines of all. Players like James Jamerson, Donald “Duck”...

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Todd Johnson – Electric Bass Technique Builders

Dec 29 2016

Todd Johnson – Electric Bass Technique Builders

This DVD is a treasure for beginners! Electric Bass Technique Builders is a logical, organized, and concise method in which Todd teaches how to control the shape, attach, decay, and articulation of the notes you play. Featuring standard notation and TAB for all exercises on topics such as supportive fingering, string skipping, shifting ghost notes, and more, this is an opportunity to learn from a true artist and master of the electric bass! It starts with some really good pointers on posture, hand position, etc. It then goes on to the exercises. They run the gamut from the very...

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Nathan East – Contemporary Electric Bass

Dec 20 2016

Nathan East – Contemporary Electric Bass

Nathan details his unqiue style of playing: building awesome speed, double stops, bridge adjustment, tuning, grooves, walking bass lines, soloing, and how to play with a rhythm section. Examples are written out in musical notation in the accompanying booklet. The video includes an in-depth interview. Nathan East, Eric Clapton’s longtime bassist, is one the most respected musicians and sought-after sidemen in the industry. In addition to working with Eric Clapton, Nathan has performed and recorded with a “Hall of Fame” roster of artists including Elton John, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Anita Baker, Al Jarreau, Herbie Hancock, George...

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Stu Hamm – Bass Basics

Dec 08 2016

Stu Hamm – Bass Basics

Bass players lay down the foundation in practically every style of music by bridging the gap between the strict rhythm of percussion instruments and the melodic domain of lead instruments and vocals. Today’s bassists must not only lock-in with the drummer to serve up the all-important “groove” but are now also called on to step up front and treat the audience to a searing and melodic solo from time to time. Bass players are in high demand and can easily find gigs, making the instrument attractive for aspiring musicians. But once you decide to play bass, you still face...

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