At a Glance – Beginning Bass

Aug 31 2016

At a Glance – Beginning Bass

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. Pairs an instructional DVD with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Four lessons: First Bass Lesson, Music Reading Basics for the Bass Guitar, Right-Hand Bass Technique and First Bass Grooves. The book is loaded with valuable...

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Billy Sheehan – Basic Bass

Aug 19 2016

Billy Sheehan – Basic Bass

Simple easy to follow instructions from start to finish from a great bass player. Billy Sheehan is one of the World’s most respected Bass players and presents his basic bass tutorial. This Bass legend introduces beginners to the fundamentals and the important basics of playing the bass guitar. The solid platform that he forms gives beginners an early advantage on their journey of development. Everything from choosing a bass, setting up your amp, and tuning to left and right-hand technique, keeping time and slap and pop are covered in Sheehan’s easy-to-follow unique style. This video provides a perfect start...

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Stu Hamm – Fretboard Fitness for Electric Bass

Aug 12 2016

Stu Hamm – Fretboard Fitness for Electric Bass

Stu Hamm’s Fretboard Fitness digs deep into bass guitar fretboard navigation, finger agility and the theoretical knowledge necessary to play all styles of music. If you consider yourself an intermediate bass guitar player, Stu Hamm’s Fretboard Fitness is the bass boot camp you need to take your skills to the next level. “These are the bass guitar lessons I wish I had when I was coming up. I’ve distilled the curriculum in Fretboard Fitness to the essential nuts and bolts of playing bass guitar; navigating the fretboard, building hand strength, and understanding the essential principles of music theory and...

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Norm Stockton – Grooving For Heaven Volume 4

Jul 22 2016

Norm Stockton – Grooving For Heaven Volume 4

Pondering Bass Technique emerges as the first Grooving for Heaven volume dedicated to the advanced techniques employed in the modern bass vocabulary. As opposed to presenting a “glossary of riffs”, Norm demystifies these techniques to allow the committed bassist to assimilate them for the broadest possible range of artistic expression. Features performances (A Tender NAMM Moment, Pondering the Sushi, The Star Spangled Banner, and more) from his critically-acclaimed solo debut, Pondering the Sushi. Topics include: Slapping (Intermediate to Advanced, including Double-Thumbing) Tapping (Arpeggios, Single-String, Variations) Chording Chimes, Thuds & Swells (A Spectrum of Tones) Combining Techniques Effects to Enhance...

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Alexis Sklarevski – Slap Bass Program

Jul 12 2016

Alexis Sklarevski – Slap Bass Program

This highly acclaimed video has become the definitive bible of slap technique. Packed with intensive instruction and incredible syncopated funk, “The Slap Bass Program” thoroughly explores the challenging techniques behind the slap style. Alexis Sklarevski is a phenomenal teacher, and has the rare ability to put all the pieces together in a refreshingly logical, integrated fashion. Starting with the fundamentals of slap technique, he elaborates one step at a time to incorporate complex damping and choking, funk patterns and vamps, “machine-gun” triplets, percussive right-hand tapping, flamenco-style strumming, double-stop riffs, scales, phrasing and much more. This video features split-screen closeups...

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John Patitucci – Electric Bass Complete

Jun 28 2016

John Patitucci – Electric Bass Complete

This new DVD combines both the Electric Bass and Electric Bass 2 videos in DVD format. Electric Bass is a complete guide to grooving with a drummer in 15 styles, including funk, samba, reggae, jazz, shuffle, baiao, Latin, and rock. John provides examples in each style and discusses major influences and variations. Includes an extensive discussion/ demonstration of technique (on the four-string bass). In Electric Bass 2, John offers insight into soloing by stressing the importance of ear-training. He takes some of the mystery out of the six-string bass by showing how it is tuned, its amazing range, and...

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Rock Bass – At a Glance

Jun 16 2016

Rock Bass – At a Glance

Rock Bass At a Glance DVD free download. 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. Rock Bass features these lessons: Essential Rock Bass Scales & Shapes, Essential Rock Bass Techniques, Locking in with the Kick Drum, Must-Know Bass Grooves. The book is loaded with valuable tips and information, plus bass line examples from...

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Phil Williams Slap Bass In 6 Weeks

Jun 08 2016

Phil Williams Slap Bass In 6 Weeks

These DVD’s are designed to help you achieve the motor skills and technique that are necessary to master this style of bass playing. Unlike written tuition, this style is perfect for DVD as all the examples are visual and broken down into manageable and easy to follow sections. Lessons by Phil Williams. Week one includes: Slap bass overview, including equipment, basic technique and background. Simple left hand thumb hits, and muting. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Hammer ons and left and right hand motor skill building exercises Week two includes: Introduction of pops and pulls, dead note pulls,...

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Matt Scharfglass – Play Rock Bass

Jun 06 2016

Matt Scharfglass – Play Rock Bass

Guitar World: Matt Scharfglass – Play Rock Bass. In the ultimate DVD guide Play Rock Bass, you get everything you need to know to rock the bass like a pro. You’ll learn fingerstyle, how to read tab, fretboard patterns, how to play rock grooves, amplification tips, essential theory and so much more! You won’t be able to find this product anywhere else. With more than 90 minutes of lessons, Play Rock Bass DVD gives you everything you need to start playing bass guitar now! Guitar World music editor Matt Scharfglass has performed around the country and internationally, playing virtually...

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Doug Wimbish – New Dimensions For Bass

May 27 2016

Doug Wimbish – New Dimensions For Bass

Learn the basic rudiments that make up Doug’s unique sound and style. Everything from his personal warm-ups, and right-hand variations to his famous Flamenco Slap and false harmonics. You will also learn how to construct bass lines for almost any style of music and he concentrates on Hip-Hop, Rock, Funk and Jazz. The lesson also includes a section on using effects and making your bass sound like other instruments such as Guitar, keyboard, drums and even DJ scratching sounds! The guy is entertaining, some interesting right hand techniques are discussed, some ideas for rock, hip hop, funk are demonstrated....

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