Jon Liebman – Bass Aerobics

May 23 2018

Jon Liebman – Bass Aerobics

Jon Liebman Bass Aerobics PDF. Bass Builders. Perfect for beginning to advanced players, this book with online audio access by world-renowned bassist and educator Jon Liebman provides a 52-week, one-exercise-per-week workout program for developing, improving and maintaining bass guitar technique. Liebman teaches: chromatics; scales & arpeggios; string-crossing and advanced patterns; slapping & popping; and more all in styles ranging from rock, funk and R&B to jazz, disco, reggae and more. Bassists using Bass Aerobics will benefit from increased speed, improved dexterity, better accuracy and heightened coordination not to mention an awesome new groove vocabulary! The accompanying online audio contains...

Read More

Tom Kolb – Amazing Phrasing

May 12 2018

Tom Kolb – Amazing Phrasing

Tom Kolb Amazing Phrasing PDF. This book/CD pack explores all the main components necessary for crafting well-balanced rhythmic and melodic phrases. It also explains how these phrases are put together to form cohesive solos. Many styles are covered rock, blues, jazz, fusion, country, Latin, funk and more and all of the concepts are backed up with musical examples. The 50 ideas are divided into five main sections: The Basics covers fundamental but all too often forgotten techniques, such as slurs and vibrato, that can breathe new life into your phrases; Melodic Concepts explores various aspects of melodic phrasing, such...

Read More

Bob Mintzer – 14 Jazz & Funk Etudes for Bb Instruments

Apr 18 2018

Bob Mintzer – 14 Jazz & Funk Etudes for Bb Instruments

Bob Mintzer -4 Jazz & Funk Etudes for Bb Instruments PDF. 14 Jazz And Funk Etudes, written for B flat instruments by jazz musician Bob Mintzer, includes practice and performance materials in various styles used in jazz and funk jazz performance. Practice aids and theoretical explanations are given with each etude, and a CD recording of combo accompaniment for practice sessions is included. The accompanying CD helps – you can (try) to play along with Bob Mintzer. Or you can load a track into Audacity and slow it down and then play along. Contents: Start With The Blues A...

Read More

Andrew D. Gordon – Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves for Eb (Alto) Sax

Apr 16 2018

Andrew D. Gordon – Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves for Eb (Alto) Sax

Andrew D Gordon Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves for Eb (Alto) Sax PDF. Internationally renowned authors, musicians and recording artists, Frank Villafranca and Andrew D. Gordon of The Super Groovers have composed a collection of grooves and melodies in the Smooth Jazz Genre creating an exciting supplemental jazz study series for beginner, intermediate and advanced jazz students and musicians. The smooth jazz grooves in this 48 page book feature a variety of contemporary rhythm section styles including R&B, Jazz, Funk, Top 40, Rock, Gospel, Hip Hop and Latin. These stylistic influences are frequently associated with smooth jazz. Popular artists in...

Read More

T. M. Stevens – Heavy and Funky Bass Techniques

Apr 05 2018

T. M. Stevens – Heavy and Funky Bass Techniques

T M Stevens Heavy and Funky Bass Techniques download free. T. M. Stevens’ combination of rock, funk, and everything in between is like no other. A longtime session player who has worked with artists such as James Brown, Joe Cocker, and Billy Joel, Stevens is one of the most respected bass players in the industry. In this video, he explores his unique style of playing, going in-depth into his approach to the bass guitar. Stevens covers all the bases as he takes you on a wild journey into his world of heavy metal funk. Topics include: holding the bass,...

Read More

David Overthrow – Beginning Electric Bass

Mar 18 2018

David Overthrow – Beginning Electric Bass

David Overthrow Beginning Electric Bass PDF. Perfect for beginning bassist or players who want to enhance their knowledge. Starting with a review of reading music, this book explains the basics of music theory as it relates to being a great bass player with an easy, step-by-step approach. Before you know it, you’ll be using major scales, triads and 7th chords to create cool-sounding bass lines for the most important chord progressions all bassists need to know. Learn to lock in with a drummer and the basics of blues and funk styles. Students, teachers and self-taught players alike will enjoy...

Read More

Billy Cobham – By Design

Mar 12 2018

Billy Cobham – By Design

Billy Cobham By Design PDF. This collection of charts is a selection of 5 titles from Billy’s CD release “By Design.” In addition to each track from the CD and the play along recording without drums, the compositions appear as both a chart version for creating your own ideas, plus a transcription of what Billy played on the CD. Each of these five compositions are geared to assisting a drummer reach goals such as synchronizing with the band, identifying the subtle changes in musical intensity, establishing strong, secure rhythm, and playing with controlled force. These pieces incorporate fusion, an...

Read More

Richie Kotzen – Young Guitar (September 2007)

Mar 12 2018

Richie Kotzen – Young Guitar (September 2007)

Richie Kotzen Young Guitar September 2007 DVD download. Offered to your attention video disc for the September 2007 issue of the journal for guitarists “Young Guitar”. In the video, a well-known guitarist Richie Kotzen talks about his new instrument, gives a few lessons, and shows some interesting melodies and techniques. Also on the disc there are lessons from Shane Gibson, who demonstrates his technique for seven string guitar. Extracts video and interviews with some Japanese guitar hero – Takayoshi Ohmura, who co-starred in a pair with an American singer named Doogie White. There is some vocal similarities to Ronnie...

Read More

Steve Khan – Contemporary Chord Khancepts

Mar 02 2018

Steve Khan – Contemporary Chord Khancepts

Steve Khan Contemporary Chord Khancepts PDF. Contemporary Chord Khancepts presents information for guitarists of all styles-from Rock, Latin, and Funk to Country, Jazz, and Alternative. Steve shares his approach to chord construction, an area he has become known for on guitar. In this book, he has taken a complex subject and broken it down into simple building blocks and small study units. You will learn to extend your sense of harmony by the superimposition of chord forms which are familiar, as well as a world of new ones. Your ability to express yourself and create textures and musical moods...

Read More

Marcus Miller Legend Player

Feb 24 2018

Marcus Miller Legend Player

Marcus Miller Legend Player PDF. Marcus Miller is an American jazz composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a bass guitarist. Throughout his career, Miller worked with trumpeter Miles Davis, pianist Herbie Hancock, singer Luther Vandross, and saxophonist David Sanborn, as well as maintaining a successful solo career. Miller is classically trained as a clarinetist and also plays keyboards, saxophone and guitar. There are 15 transcriptions of songs Marcus Miller, published in Japan. Songs include: Rio Funk Could It Be You Hideaway Straight To The Heart Run For Cover Shake Dance Maputo Benny Crossfire Panther Steveland Rampage The Sun...

Read More