Slap Bass In Six Weeks – From LickLIbrary

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Slap Bass In Six Weeks – From LickLIbrary

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Slap Bass In Six Weeks, LickLibrary’s new DVD six part set is designed to help you achieve the motor skills and technique necessary to master this style of bass playing. These DVDs offer a program of lessons that aims to get you playing slap bass from scratch to an advanced level in just six weeks!

 

Slap Bass In Six Weeks – From LickLIbrary

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Slap Bass In Six Weeks, LickLibrary’s new DVD six part set is designed to help you achieve the motor skills and technique necessary to master this style of bass playing. These DVDs offer a program of lessons that aims to get you playing slap bass from scratch to an advanced level in just six weeks!

Slap Bass In Six Weeks (RRP £16.99 per DVD or RRP £79.99 the set) is full of visual examples, which clearly depict what each of the tutor’s hand is doing using a split screen. All the basics are included and starting from day one each bass lesson is broken down into manageable easy to follow sections looking at many of the techniques you will need. Even if you have never slapped before you will soon start sounding the part.

Week one includes: Slap bass overview, including equipment, basic technique and background. Simple left hand thumb hits, and muting. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Hammer ons and left and right hand motor skill building exercises

Week two includes: Introduction of pops and pulls, dead note pulls, hammer ons and pulled hammer ons. Introduction of ghost notes. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. The Machine Gun Triplet explained

Week three includes: Use of more ghost note muting and dead note pops and pulls. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Fretted and muted popped notes. Fretted and muted popped notes with triplets. Ghost note shuffles in the style of Mark King and Stanley Clarke

Week four includes: Building Mark King style rolling open string riffs. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Introduction of damped thumb hits and use of left and right hand syncopation to create rhythmic phrases. Exercises working on timing and motor skills

Week five includes: More complex bass lines at faster tempos. Technique builders using 8 bar exercises. Introduction of melody style riffs in the style of Marcus Miller and Stanley Clarke. Working up non open string slap style and fretted note fast funky thumb hits

Week six includes: Slap bass tips and tricks. Drop D tuning. Solo exercises using technique within the pentatonic scale. Combining and using techniques learned during the series. Increasing the tempos

The DVDs also come with backing tracks, which are locked into the drums making them easy to play over and nail the techniques you learn.

Sharing these skills with you is highly sought after bass player – Phil Williams. He has played and toured with many well-known bands and artists as diverse as Gary Barlow, Roger Daltrey, and Keith Emerson to name just a few.

You can find full details for Slap Bass in Six weeks at LickLibrary along with many other bass related DVDs.

Phil Williams is a highly sought after freelance bass player, writer and teacher. He has played and toured with many well known bands and artists as diverse as Gary Barlow, Roger Daltrey and Keith Emerson to name just a few. His playing can be heard on numerous film and TV soundtracks.

 

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