Music editor for Guitar World, Guitar World Acoustic, and Bass Guitar magazines, Matt Scharfglass, provides a new introduction. He is also leader of the rock band Mrs. Grundy. A bassist and multi-instrumentalist, he has written over a dozen music books.
"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.