'A most enjoyable disc' (BBC Music Magazine) 'Nwanoku's playing is both athletic and eloquent in these appealing bass concertos. [She] plays her solo music with due vivacity and skill … as graceful as can be imagined on her instrument. Paul Goodwin's neat and sympathetic accompaniments, his leisurely pacing and his judicious balance…make this disc even more appealing' (Gramophone) 'An elegant performance. Beautifully played and phrased by Nwanoku, who reveals the lyrical potential of the solo bass' (The Strad) 'Chi-chi Nwanoku is a delightful soloist. [Her] light-as-air sound and technical clarity are a continual source of pleasure' (International Record Review) 'An ideal coupling, very well recorded' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'A treat' (Amazon.co.uk)
This powerhouse rock drummer shares exercises for warm-ups, accent, and double stroke rolls, hand and foot coordination, double bass drum techniques, grooves and fills, building bass drum speed, and more. Included is an instructional booklet. Billy Sheehan and Toshi Hiketa are featured.
Welcome to Slap Bass In 6 Weeks. These DVDs are designed to help you achieve the motor skills and technique that are necessary to master this style of bass playing. Unlike written tuition, this style is perfect for DVD as all the examples are visual and broken down into manageable and easy to follow sections. If you have been frustrated or confused by other educational material covering this style, this course is for you. It reveals the hidden concepts behind one of the most exciting styles of bass playing. You will be able to map your progress week by week and focus in on the areas you feel need work, using simple and effective examples and technique builders within the course. Stick with this course and I guarantee you will improve.
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!