Bass runs provide movement, harmony and a smooth transition as you change chords. Learning to add bass runs to chord progressions teaches you how to play the notes of the scale in several keys, and helps you develop good timing and single-note accuracy. Happy teaches a variety of bass "walks" in several keys, from the most basic to more complex chromatic runs. Songs include "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" "Bury Me Beneath the Willow," "I Am A Pilgrim," "Walk Right In," more.
The Who's legendary John Entwistle gives a personal bass lesson that covers fingering, licks, octave style, chords, hammer-ons, pull-offs, picking techniques, harmonics, soloing concepts, walking bass lines, string-bending and phrasing all in the famous Entwistle style. Here is a unique chance to learn from the man who wrote the book when it comes to rock 'n' roll electric bass.
Filled with rock-solid information from beginning to end, this intermediate-level DVD helps bassists build a stronger foundation, covering: major and minor pentatonic scales; harmonics; chords; left-hand muting; octaves, fifths and bass lines; funk grooves; techniques such as slapping, plucking, hammer-ons and pull-offs; and more! Includes great live-band footage so viewers can jam along, and a detailed booklet showing all examples in notation and tablature. Taught by Larry Antonino, who has performed with Jeff Beck, Michael McDonald, Steve Lukather, Chaka Khan, The Jazz Crusaders and many other artists.
By moving one finger to a different fret, a familiar chord takes on a whole new quality! Move a chord shape to a different position on the neck and you have a rich, advanced-sounding progression! Welcome to Artie Traum s lesson in how to use chords to enhance basic folk, country, blues and rock songs. Artie has designed the perfect lesson for anyone who s looking for ways to make guitar accompaniments come alive. He focuses on the basic chord shapes you probably use all the time (D, G, E and C) and shows you how you can transform their sound by incorporating altered notes, open strings, bass lines, barre chords and a variety of other techniques that will help you create beautiful accompaniments.