Chris Kringel – Bass Method: Funk Bass

Apr 23 2017

Chris Kringel – Bass Method: Funk Bass

A Guide to the Techniques and Philosophies of Funk Bass. The Funk Bass Method is your complete guide to learning funk bass. It uses real funk songs to teach you the basics of grooving and soloing funk bass in the style of Flea, Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller, Rocco Prestia, and many others. This book includes such lessons as: Slap and Pop Technique; Fingerstyle; Slides, Vibrato, Trills, Shakes, and Bends; Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs; Grooving in The Pocket; Melodic Soloing; Advanced Techniques; Equipment And Sound; Standard Notation And Tablature. This is an EXCELLENT book to begin playing Funk on a bass...

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Chart Hits Of ’98-’99 (Tab book)

Apr 12 2017

Chart Hits Of ’98-’99 (Tab book)

You have a chance to play (sing) 26 favorites of 1998 – 1999 years. There are songs by Goo Goo Dolls, Alanis Morissette, Shania Twain, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and many more. From beginner to advanced. Songs include: All My Life – K-Ci &JoJo Angel – Sarah McLachlan Angel of Mine – Monica The Boy is Mine – Brandy & Monica Doo Wop (That Thing) – Lauryn Hill The First Night – Monica From This Moment On – Shania Twain A Little More Time on You – N’ Sync Heartbreak Hotel – Whitney Houston I Don’t Want to Wait...

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Tony Oppenheim – Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass

Apr 05 2017

Tony Oppenheim – Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass

Learn the coolest, funkiest and most dynamic of Bass guitar techniques with this fantastic book of funk studies. Slap It! is one of the most successful slap and pop methods, and, since its release, has become a must-have for electric bass players wanting to learn more about playing and sight-reading slap bass lines. Tony Oppenheim’s fabulous collection of funk studies is comprehensive with a massive 151 exercises to learn, hone and master this wrist wrangling and finger popping technique, all in standard notation and Bass tablature. A CD is included which contains examples of the most important studies. This...

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Patrick Pfeiffer – Daily Grooves for Bass

Mar 30 2017

Patrick Pfeiffer – Daily Grooves for Bass

New York City bassist and teacher Patrick Pfeiffer has created a regimen that will teach the developing bassist how to become truly great, through practice, discipline, and perseverance. But who said it has to be boring? Daily Grooves for Bass is jam-packed with a different groove for every day of the year and these funky, hip, and inspiring exercises will get newcomers reading and playing grooves worthy of any bassist’s repertoire. Bassists can forget the chore of trudging through a typical exercise book, as grooves are limited to one or two measures and then repeat, just like bass grooves...

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Peter O’Mara – A Rhythmic Concept For Funk / Fusion Guitar

Mar 27 2017

Peter O’Mara – A Rhythmic Concept For Funk / Fusion Guitar

There are a lot of books on the market offering “licks” in the Funk/Fusion style but this book goes a lot further. The 16 challenging compositions by renowned Australian guitarist Peter O’Mara cover a variety of tempo and grooves and are presented using a real rhythm section: Patrick Scales, Christian Lettner and Peter O’Mara (Klaus Doldinger’s “Passport”) to achieve a maximum of authenticity. Rhythm-guitar riffs are integrated into the overall groove and there is plenty of room for improvisation as well. The audio “play-a-long” tracks are presented in an order of increasing complexity. CD #1 contains complete recordings of...

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Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

Mar 03 2017

Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

This “private lesson” with instructor Tom Kolb is an easy-to-use guide to the most essential chords, rhythms and strumming patterns for a huge variety of musical styles: rock, blues, jazz, country, folk, RandB, funk, soul, Latin jazz, fusion, ska, reggae and gospel! Each musical example in the book is demonstrated on the accompanying CD, backed by a full rhythm section. It is useful for the beginner and intermediate guitar player, as it lays out smart chord progressions and includes 100 well-recorded tracks covering most styles in American popular music, from folk rock to heavy rock, from country to new...

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Tomo Fujita – Accelerate Your Guitar Playing

Mar 01 2017

Tomo Fujita – Accelerate Your Guitar Playing

The Accelerate Your Guitar Playing DVD will help take your playing to the next level. Professor Tomo Fujita shares his proven method for improving the essential skills required to play with other musicians and to freely express yourself on the guitar. Over 20,000 of these videos have been sold in Japan alone. This video offers easy-to-understand exercises and demonstrations that can be applied to all levels and styles. These include: scale and picking exercises, interval and ear training, rhythm studies and stylistic grooves (blues, swing, jazz, R&B, funk). Tom Fujita’s proven Guitar method is a proven express method to...

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Victor Wooten – Groove Workshop

Feb 28 2017

Victor Wooten – Groove Workshop

Master Bassist Victor Wooten lays out his philosophy of teaching and learning music in Groove Workshop, a brilliant master class captured on DVD. While traditional music education focuses on technique and ‘playing the right notes’, Victor delves deeper and emphasizes many subtle and rarely taught aspects of music making, giving the viewer an incredible insight into his musical concepts. Working with a master class of six Bassists, each with Bass in hand, Victor – along with expert Bassist and instructor Anthony Wellington – explores the following intriguing concepts: Notes: is it possible for wrong notes to sound great? Grooving:...

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John Blackwell – Master Series

Feb 24 2017

John Blackwell – Master Series

John Blackwell brings his R&B / funk / pop drumming mastery to this enlightening educational DVD. Filmed in front of a live audience, John demonstrates the musical skills that have made him the drummer of choice for artists such as Prince, Patti LaBelle and Justin Timberlake. John performs his original compositions with a burning band: Gary Grainger (bass), Mike Scott (guitar), Corey Bernhard (keyboards). Interspersed among the performances, John touches on topics including grooving / playing in the pocket, foot technique, and showmanship, along with extensive commentary and demonstrations of the grooves and concepts that have influenced him. The...

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Max Milligan – Play Frusciante

Feb 23 2017

Max Milligan – Play Frusciante

The play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the worlds’s greatest guitarists, this release spotlights John Frusciante. Best known as the long-time guitarist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Frusciante also has had an active and successful solo career releasing eleven albums under his own name. Although his major influences were Hendrix and another RHCP guitarist Hillel Slovak, he has also been inspired by glam rock and avant-garde artists such as David Bowie, T-Rex and Frank Zappa, and lastly by the electronic music of Depeche Mode and New Order,...

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