Whatever style you play, a little slap and pop goes a long way to color up your bass lines and solos. In this Slap Bass course, Stu unravels the ins and outs of this technique focusing on essential thumb skills and the underlying rhythmic and percussive qualities that are so important when employing tap moves.
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.
This DVD describes the parts of the bass, and covers: how to tune and set up an amp; finger technique; positions and scales; harmonics and octaves; making a tight rhythm section; blues, funk and rock licks; jamming with a live band; and more. Includes a detailed booklet.