Lee Rocker – Rockabilly Slap Bass
Sep 05 2014
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 Big Blue, showing you exactly how the upright Rockabilly Bass should sound as part of a band.
- Goin’ To Kansas City
- Big Blue Train
- That’s All Right Mama
- The Hucklebuck
- Find Another Man
This video is perfect for someone looking to take up rockabilly slap bass. Lee Rocker shows all the techniques you will need to start playing and is very easy to follow. This video is a must for anyone just starting out. This is an excellent lesson in advanced upright bass and music fundamentals and slap bass. DVD sound and audio were professional. He manages to slow down enough to teach and I especially enjoyed the setup segment.
Running time: 01:03:46
Video: DivX 352×288 MPEG1 1150 kbps
Audio: MP3 224 kbps 44100 Hz stereo
Size: 668 Mb