Craig Realley – The Greatest Bass Riffs of All Time

Nov 19 2014

Craig Realley – The Greatest Bass Riffs of All Time

Acclaimed guitar instructor Craig Realley hosts the instructional video Guitar Method: The Greatest Bass Riffs of All Time. Designed primarily for aspiring guitar pros with an intermediate to advanced level of expertise, this program uses “extreme close-up” method of visual illustration, whereby the camera closes in on the musician’s hands and strings, and thus enables the at-home player to witness the step-by-step nuances of the technique employed by the guitarist. This particular volume emphasizes the most famous “signature riffs” of classic rock stars, as played by the original musicians. Subjects include: The Beatles, The Who, Yes, Grand Funk Railroad,...

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eMedia – Bass Method Volume 1

Oct 29 2014

eMedia – Bass Method Volume 1

Bass has never been so easy as with this beginning level CD-ROM. Bass Method features 114 step-by-step lessons by renowned bass instructor John Arbo. You can learn to play using full motion video with multiple angles and close-ups. There are over 200 songs and exercises teach all the skills you need to start playing, including triads, fills, syncopation, plus creating a bass line. Bass Method comes with multi-track recorded audio, variable-speed MIDI, bass-only and no-bass options. The program features songs by the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan and others. eMedia’s Bass Method includes an animated fretboard, automatic tuner, recorder and...

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Dave Crigger – Slap & Tap

Oct 07 2014

Dave Crigger – Slap & Tap

As one of today’s hottest innovators of two hand Slap & Tap bass, Dave Crigger reveals his amazing techniques from right hand tapping with double stops and chords to combinations of taps, hammers, slides, slaps, plucks and pull-offs. Dave performs a mind boggling solo piece from which he then discusses the various concepts and techniques along with plenty of examples shown in both music and tab in the accompanying booklet. Then Dave gets down right funky and demonstrates slapping and popping, playing some exciting funk lines. As bassist for the critically acclaimed guitarist Michael Fath, Crigger’s style can be...

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Anthony Vitti – Accelerate Your Bass Playing

Sep 25 2014

Anthony Vitti – Accelerate Your Bass Playing

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., Liberace, Toy Caldwell, Steve Smith, and Blues Saraceno,...

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Dale Titus – Ultimate Beginner Series: Bass Basics

Sep 08 2014

Dale Titus – Ultimate Beginner Series: Bass Basics

The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians take their first steps towards experiencing the fun of playing music. Now, for the first time, you can complete steps 1 and 2 with one DVD. Bass Basics will teach you how to tune up quickly and accurately, how to change strings, essential right- and left-hand techniques, picking and fretting techniques, how to play with a drummer in various styles, how to create blues bass lines, beginning slap & pop funk techniques, and much more. Dale makes the material very easy to understand, and is clear in his explanations...

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Lee Rocker – Rockabilly Slap Bass

Sep 05 2014

Lee Rocker – Rockabilly Slap Bass

Since the 1950s the upright Bass has performed a distinctive role in the Rockabilly sound, a Lee Rocker’s unique DVD gives you a close-up guide to the exciting slap technique. By combining plucked bass notes with the slap of the palm hitting the strings against the fingerboard, spectacular multi-rhythmic patterns can be created that will stop any show! Rocker’s tutorial includes a wealth of information concerning amplification, Bass set-up and getting the best possible sound, as well as providing a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the slap technique. Furthermore, you will be treated to some breathtaking performances by...

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Jools Holland, Henry Thomas – Music Makers (The Bass Guitar)

Aug 17 2014

Jools Holland, Henry Thomas – Music Makers (The Bass Guitar)

Includes essential instruction on body positioning; fingering technique on the fret board and for strumming; rock grip and classical grip; tuning; using an amplifier; scales; major intervals and movable shapes; sixth notes on the major scale; passing notes; minor patterns; minor sevenths; the blues. Instruction comes from the experienced Henry Thomas, the ideal person to improve your bass guitar skill – from rock to blues, this video tutor shows the basics that can be used to play anything. Language: English Year: 1991 Country: USA Running time: 80 min Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 Video 720×576 (4:3) 25.00fps 9800kbps Audio: MPEG...

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Danny Morris – Essential Rockin Grooves for Bass

Jul 24 2014

Danny Morris – Essential Rockin Grooves for Bass

Danny Morris is a versatile bassist, author and Berklee professor who has performed with rock pioneer Bo Diddley, blues masters Buddy Guy and James Cotton, and New England’s premier Calypso band, Calypso Hurricanes. He also performed on many Caribbean tours as a member of the James Montgomery Band. At Berklee, he has helped thousands of students develop their bass skills; his students have gone on to play with Duran Duran, Dave Mason, and many other well known acts. Morris is also the author of Instant Bass, which demonstrates his ingeniously simple methods for teaching students of all skill levels...

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Felipe Andreoli – Angra Bass

Jul 08 2014

Felipe Andreoli – Angra Bass

Heavy metal bass player of Brazilian band. Angra (now playing at Alman) shows his skill with comments. Excellent school. If anyone has or is going to play metal, very nice movie to watch. In contrast to the example of the school of Dave Ellefson is not designed for beginners. The guy just shows the technique applicable to metal. He specifically did not explain in details. Felipe Andreoli (born March 7th, 1980 in Sao Paulo, Brazil) is a heavy-metal bassist known for playing in the band Angra and Karma. In 2006, along with Angra’s members, he participated in Fabio Laguna’s...

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Behind the Player: Fieldy

May 09 2014

Behind the Player: Fieldy

Fieldy is the Grammy Award winning bassist for KoRn. In his, Behind the Player DVD, Fieldy gives an intimate behind-the scenes look at his life as a professional musician including rare photos and video footage. Fieldy then gives in-depth bass lessons for how to play “Freak on a Leash” and “Got the Life” by KoRn and jams the tracks with Janes Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins. VideoTab shows exactly how Fieldy plays the two tracks. The video-game-style animated tablature is similar to GuitarHero, but shows how to play the tracks for real. Instrument: 5-string Bass Lesson #1: Freak on a...

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