No Reading Required: Easy Rock Bass Lines

No Reading Required: Easy Rock Bass Lines

     
 

For those who learn better by "doing" rather than reading about the task at hand, this instructional release showcasing the bass guitar offers a pick-up-and-play lesson that will have aspiring musicians plucking along in no time. Beginning with easier topics and gradually moving into more challenging areas, this release focuses on a number of styles and techniques… See more details below

Overview

For those who learn better by "doing" rather than reading about the task at hand, this instructional release showcasing the bass guitar offers a pick-up-and-play lesson that will have aspiring musicians plucking along in no time. Beginning with easier topics and gradually moving into more challenging areas, this release focuses on a number of styles and techniques before offering the opportunity for viewers to test their skills alongside a full backing band.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/07/2006
UPC:
0038081263601
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Brothers Pub.
Region Code:
0
Time:
0:55:00
Sales rank:
93,775

Special Features

Former bassist and founding member of Blue Öyster Cult teaches the basics and beyond; Provides opportunities for you to play exciting rock bass lines with a backing band; Basic left-and right-hand technique; Starts easy and progresses to more challenging and syncopated lines; Variety of rock styles covered: blues, funk, punk/garage, '70s riff rock and modern rock; Exercises to build left-hand finger strength; Also covers walking basslines, creating bass lines from arpeggios, and dropped D tuning

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- No Reading Required: Easy Rock Bass Lines
1. Introduction [1:41]
2. Bass Basics [:48]
3. The Strings [:24]
4. The Frets [:39]
5. Tuning the Bass [1:41]
6. Technique [:05]
7. Right Hand: Fingers or Pick? [1:31]
8. Left Hand [:36]
9. Exercise for Building Left-Hand Finger Strength [2:47]
10. The Bass Lines [:05]
11. Simple Two-Chord Line [2:30]
12. Two-Chord Line With Band [:24]
13. Variation of Two-Chord Line [1:16]
14. Variation With Band [1:37]
15. R & B [1:30]
17. R & B With Band [1:53]
16. Funk [1:30]
18. Funk With Band [1:26]
19. Walking Bass [2:11]
20. Walking Bass With Band [1:13]
21. Minor Blues [1:32]
22. Minor Blues With Band [1:00]
23. Punk/Garage Rock [1:58]
24. Punk/Garage Rock With Band [1:58]
25. '70s Riff Rock [1:42]
26. '70s Riff Rock With Band [1:55]
27. More Funk [3:13]
28. More Funk With Band [1:48]
29. Rock Arpeggios [2:36]
30. Rock Arpeggios With Band [1:24]
31. Drop D Tuning [2:35]
32. Drop D Tuning With Band [1:30]
33. Conclusion and Credits [:48]

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