Dave Dixon – Play Bass Guitar in One Day
Jun 15 2014
Until now learning how to play the bass guitar has meant a choice between struggling along on your own, expensive private guitar lessons or even attending evening group-classes. Now below is the general jist of how simple to follow this DVD is. In the example below, my girlfiend tried the Guitar DVD, but having checked over the Bass DVD its along very similar lines.
“The guitar DVD contains everything you need to start play the guitar – and says that it ‘can get you up and running in just one day’. Now when I first read that statement, I was a bit ‘errr… whatever…’ so I decided to give it to my worse half. She’s been nagging me to teach her to play anything musical for ages, so I though I’d finally try and shut her up.
Now don’t tell her I said this (she doesn’t use the internet so I should be safe!) but she’s a bit rubbish when I’ve explained musical stuff, so I wasn’t holding much hope. (Even less after she rang me to ask how to get the DVD player on the telly – even my Gran can do that!). I was quite stunned to return from work and find that she could play a few chords (albeit slowly-slowly changing between them!) and she had grasped the basis of tuning it, even knew what quite a few of the bits were called! It was only through lack of time that she hadn’t learnt Mozarts 5th….”
Basically the guy on the DVD, Dave Dixon, explains things so that a kid can understand it, without patronising older players too. (Either he’s really good or I’m really bad at explaining!). A real bonus is that you don’t need to read music or bass guitar tablature to understand it, its all there in real live video for you to learn from.
- Suitable for all ages
- Ideal for complete beginners
- No musical experience/knowledge required
- Approx running time: 45 mins
- How to tune the bass
- Plectrum & Fingerstyle Technique
- Finger Exercises & Scales
- Equipment needed
- Different parts of the bass
This is an excellent place for someone starting out. It covers the very basics off the instrument slow and steady, and assumes you know nothing. I would heartily recommend it for anyone who fancies learning the bass, it provides a nice foundation to build upon. Does what it says. Quite Adequate and clear but basic and good for a complete beginner. Mostly relies on video demonstration.
Running time: 40 min
Video: MPEG2 720×480 7500 kbps 25 fps AR: 16:9
Audio: MP3 192 kpbs
Size: 1.4 Gb