"With This Bass Guitar Lessons DVD You Can Discover Tips & Techniques To Play Bass Guitar Easier Than Ever Before!"
This DVD will help you learn to play bass guitar without having any prior lessons or experience at all. Jason Shepherd has been a instructor in Phoenix, Arizona for many years now and has seen what works and what doesn't. Jason will guide you through 8 weeks of lessons designed to show you all the basics of beginning bass guitar. All it requires is that you practice at least 3-4 days week for 15 to 30 minutes a day, it's so easy. Jason has had students of all ages master these techniques and there is no easier way to playing bass than this. Your friends and family will be amazed.
Pete covers different slap techniques, double and triple slap, bass setup, strings, pickups and a short history of rockabilly bass. The sections are brief. He can play triplets very fast and precisely. Even in slow-motion, I couldn't see exactly how he does it. He demonstrates a couple of Willie Dixon pieces, and to do one, he has this technique where he slaps the strings with the outside of his thumb to get the triplet.
This DVD is the ultimate source for learning the secrets of funk bass, in a player-friendly menu format. Covers: instruction on slapping, popping, left-hand integration, dead notes, and more dangerous techniques; a dedicated groove for each new technique; grooving with a drum machine; funk history – the hallowed grooves of the Funk Triumvirate; slow demos, tips on sound, and creating your own grooves; and much more! Includes a booklet with notation and tab for all examples.
Billy Sheehan is one of the World's most respected Bass players and presents his basic bass tutorial. This Bass legend introduces beginners to the fundamentals and the important basics of playing the bass guitar. The solid platform that he forms gives beginners an early advantage on their journey of development. Everything from choosing a bass, setting up your amp, and tuning to left and right-hand technique, keeping time and slap and pop are covered in Sheehan's easy-to-follow unique style. This Book and DVD provide a perfect start for anyone wanting to learn Bass guitar or to sharpen and improve from their current level.
An entertaining and instructive lesson from Double Trouble Bassist Tommy Shannon. Aided by Arlen Roth and Chris Layton, Tommy shows you how to play basic blues riffs, playing on 2 and 4, closed position, special walking patterns, 1/2 step passing notes, muting, walking bass skips, rolling picking touch, flatpicking, and New Orleans style. A truly great bass lesson!
Instruction and exercises for fretless bass including proper right and left hand technique, pitch and vibrato, sliding technique, including 30 minutes of exercises that can be done over and over again.
Jaco Pastorius , one of the greatest bass players of all time, forged a landmark bass style that still permeates music today. His melodic sense, delicate touch, and groundbreaking bass grooves have influenced generations of musicians, while his music has consistently topped readers' and critics' polls worldwide. On Modern Electric Bass, Jaco presents his unique approach to countless musical topics, covering right- and left-hand technique, harmonies, scales, arpeggios, study concepts, fretless bass, and more. Jaco performs several standout solos as well as a duet with session great Jeremy Jemmott. Special features include a closer look at Jaco's life, a peak at Jaco's equipment setup, a 20 minute performance featuring John Scofield and Kenwood Dennard, plus a preview of John Patitucci and much more!
This superb DVD will teach you a system that organizes the fretboard in a way that enables you to quickly visualize any scale, chord or arpeggio pattern, and also knowing each note’s name & function. Whether you are practicing, improvising, composing or performing, this approach allows you to make note choices on the fly.
A complete bass guitar course for absolute beginners with Phil Williams. This easy-to-follow tutorial is ideal if you've just bought your first bass guitar or if there's been a guitar sitting around somewherejust waiting to be strummed. This DVD will take you from novice level thorough to intermediate level. Yet it requires no prior knowledge at all; it truly is for someone starting from the beginning. Slowly but surely the DVD guides you through all the things that a beginner needs to know and points out what can go wrong. Each of the carefully designed chapters introduces commonly used scales and technique gradually and strategically along with some practical theory.