Pete Turland – Rockabilly Slap Bass

Mar 11 2015

Pete Turland – Rockabilly Slap Bass

Pete covers different slap techniques, double and triple slap, bass setup, strings, pickups and a short history of rockabilly bass. The sections are brief. He can play triplets very fast and precisely. Even in slow-motion, I couldn’t see exactly how he does it. He demonstrates a couple of Willie Dixon pieces, and to do one, he has this technique where he slaps the strings with the outside of his thumb to get the triplet. Pete describes how to slap the bass in different styles slow to fast slapping. He shows ist right away on his bass, he gives also...

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The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring

Feb 27 2015

The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring

The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring is an introspective look at this world-renowned recording artist. Manring talks candidly about his unorthodox approach to music and composition. Several live concert settings in the program add to the depth of Manring’s unique playing style. Live performances include: “No Wontons For Elvis,” “Monkey Businessman,” “Red Right Returning,” “Diagonal Head Trauma,” “Snakes Got Legs,” “Bouree,” “The Book Of Living And Dying,” “The Enormous Room,” “My Three Moons,” “The Fire Sermon,” and “La Sagrada Familia.”   Language: English Year: 2000 Country: USA Running time: 00:54:46 Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 NTCS 4:3 (720×480) VBR Audio: English...

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Billy Sheehan – Advanced Bass

Feb 12 2015

Billy Sheehan – Advanced Bass

Legendary Bassist Billy Sheehan reveals the secrets and techniques that have made him one of the most respected players of all time. This bass master will add new dimensions to your playing, developing your style and skills. This DVD features advanced techniques such as Tapping, Neck bends and Pitch harmonics as well as a look at Sheehan’s influences, his home system and the licks and warm-up exercises he uses. It’s very accessible to a large range of rock players regardless of how good or bad they are at that moment. This is a testament to Billy’s teaching style. Billy...

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Louis Johnson – Instructional Bass Video

Jan 31 2015

Louis Johnson – Instructional Bass Video

Louis Johnson, bassist, writer and producer, is considered one of the foremost bass players in contemporary music. With this video, you’ll learn a fantastic selection of popular bass techniques like thumping, choking, snapping and slapping. Louis takes you step-by-step through an unbelievable assortment of blistering licks, grooves and solos. Louis plays each lick at the identical BPM’s used when he played it on the “record” followed immediately by a “slooowww” version of same. Next he systematically and patiently shows & explains what he is doing with his left hand followed by the same for his right hand. Learning from...

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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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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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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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