Phil Williams Slap Bass In 6 Weeks
Jun 08 2016
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, hammer ons and pulled hammer ons. Introduction of ghost notes. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises.
Week three includes: Use of more ghost note muting and dead note pops and pulls. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Fretted and muted popped notes. Fretted and muted popped notes with triplets. Ghost note shuffles in the style of Mark King and Stanley Clarke
Week four includes: Building Mark King style rolling open string riffs. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Introduction of damped thumb hits and use of left and right hand syncopation to create rhythmic phrases. Exercises working on timing and motor skills
Week five includes: More complex bass lines at faster tempos. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Introduction of melody style riffs in the style of Marcus Miller and Stanley Clarke. Working up non open string slap style and fretted note fast funky thumb hits
Week six includes: Slap bass tips and tricks. Drop D tuning. Solo exercises using technique within the pentatonic scale. Combining and using techniques learned during the series. Increasing the tempos.
Running time: 6 hours
Video: MPEG2 16:9, 720×576, 9 000 Kbps, 25 fps
Audio: Dolby AC3, 192 kbps, 44.1kHz, 2 ch
Size: 9.12 Gb
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