Ed Friedland Slap Bass The Ultimate Guide. Instruction on how to play funk bass. Includes Snapping, Popping, Left Hand Integration, Dead. Ed Friedland: SLAP BASS, DVD, Bass, and thousands more titles. ejazzlines has the best selection and prices of jazz in the world!. gone – whew, that was quick thanks! The Ed Friedland “Slap Bass” DVD is a great instruction tool for beginning slappers, accomplished.

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Many of the most popular classic “riddims” are here, written in tab and standard notation. It progesses into intermediate and advanced techniques, so this DVD will keep you learning for a long time. Blues Jam Session Description: Learn how to effectively use these scales to create bass lines, and how to super-impose different scales over chords for soloing.

In the real world, bassists MUST be able to play tunes they don’t know – without music. Go back to the source! Hal Leonard Electric Bass Method: By the end of this DVD as long as you practice your be a confident slapper. You can read more about my educational concept Warning: There is also a section that gives you a chance to practice the essential skill of picking up tunes by ear. I have also put up a lot of archived material that has not been available for years. Book of the Month Brand new!

Learning how to program your drum machine and play grooves that fithow to create your OWN funk lines with simple forms, equipment guidance, edd nuances frideland master slappers Larry Graham, Louis Johnson and Marcus Miller and much more. Email me for info on lessons, live and studio work in the area. A great way to learn how to interpret ideas in different styles.

Based on the feedback I receive from students all over the world it’s available in Japanese, French and Spanish too this method seems to work for people.

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There are activities to frieddland you internalize rhythm; to understand drum parts by programming drum machines; learn how to use the natural friedlqnd of the instrument to affect the groove; learn 25 different styles of groove written and on CD – with drum parts ; and tips from some of the groovin’est players in the world, and an essay on the metaphysics of the groove. This is a great introduction to the Slap bass.


Perfect for new slappers, this DVD starts right at the very beginning.

I use this book in many of my jazz workshops. The three “mystery” tunes are on the CD without any changes written. The total package is a complete, comprehensive, well organized method that will take you from the very first steps to advanced level. It starts out with rhythmic embellishment – skips, triplets, dead notes and moves into targeting scale and chromatic notes.

This book is not designed for bass players Ed Friedland breaks the whole Slap technique into easy step by step parts. I discuss blues forms, lines and feels, intros, endings, stops and hits, and include full arrangements of many must-know blues classics like Hideaway, Sweet Home Chicago, Pride and Friedlandd, Tore Down and many more. I use the same basic concept of target and approach notes to show you how to create your own bass slxp in a rock context.

Instruction on how to play funk bass. Every type of rhythmic and stylistic variation you can imagine, in many different keys. The follow-up to BWBL. Pentatonic Scales For Bass Description: The content is logically organized and progresses to more complex riffs.

Dedicated Grooves are provided for each technique. BluesCountryFunkJazzRock. In addition to the changes for each friedpand, I’ve also included improvisational guidelines in the form of a written “solo” for each track. Book 2 of the method teaches you classic box shape licks, blues lines and how to move them around the fingerboard, major and minor scales and arpeggios, syncopated 8th note rhythms, the shuffle rhythm, and is full of great tracks to play with.

There are plenty of tracks, as well as 7 full jazz arrangements with intros, endings, solos even for the bass player. Recorded frieldand on my Lakie Jerry Scheff model” Check it out here: This book starts with quarter-note melodic motifs from categories like “Box Shape”, “Major”, “Minor”, and “Chromatic”, and then morphs them into grooves in Straight 8th, Shuffle 8th, Sixteenth, and Swing Sixteenth rhythms.


Each technique is demonstrated and then the movement is slowed down and analyzed so the viewer can duplicate the line. Basz for the beginning jazz player, this is my first book.

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You start by identifying the target notes of a chord, root, five and octave and then work with different approach notes chromatic, scale and dominant to lead you into the targets. The tracks are awesome! After learning the contents of this book, you’ll be able to show up at band practice or to the gig and play your own ideas, not just follow the guitarist’s left hand. Check out my reviews of the latest bass gear. Slow Demos and tips on creating your own grooves are also included.

Articles “I’ve been rounding up links to the various articles I’ve written that are currently online, and compiling them on my articles page. It was the first walking bass method book to come with play along tracks, something you take for granted now.

The included CD has tracks to play along to as well as an ear training workout, a “style-o-rama” vamp and the infamous “random modulation torture test”. The Working Bassist’s Toolkit Description: Metronome Content on my Instruction page. You wind up saving some bucks by purchasing them this way. This book fully explores the major and minor pentatonic scales with multiple fingerings, technical exercises, pentatonic modes.

This is the ultimate beginner book.