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.
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.
Scales are the foundation of music! They can be found in every known culture. In all styles of modern music, scales are the heartbeat, breath and soul of the solos, riffs and bass lines! This course has every bass guitar scale you ve ever wanted to learn! Presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues. Next learn the patterns spanning all musical styles and cultures with exotic scales like the Balinese, Hirojoshi and Kumoi. There are over 50 scales for you to use to spice up your bass playing!
This comprehensive series gives you the knowledge of a seasoned professional while utilizing tools such as on-screen graphics, split screen viewing of right and left hand close ups with notation, color-coaxed strings, and 'follow the bouncing ball' style graphics. Go from zero to hero in no time! Volume 1 covers all the basics and then some. Major and minor scales, basic cords to power cords, how to read rhythmic notation and even strumming patterns. Learn how to find any note on the fretboard without the use of a chart. In no time, even beginners will be jamming 12 bar blues and playing licks.
If you're getting into jazz or expanding your jazz chops, this comprehensive approach is for you. From comping and chord voicings to single-note soloing, you will learn, step by step, the tools necessary for playing jazz guitar. This book is easy to understand and contains hundreds of great-sounding playable examples to serve as springboards for applying the concepts to jazz standards or your own compositions. Whether you're into traditional jazz or fusion, this book has it all. In notation and tablature.
A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Bass Guitar Style of Paul McCartney. Learn the trademark bass lines behind rock's most influential songwriting duo. An in-depth analysis of eight songs.