Acoustic Bass

Rob Wasserman, David Grisman
Award-winning bassist Rob Wasserman teaches several acoustic bass styles, including his own speciality, "Dawg" music, the blend of bluegrass, swing, Latin and jazz he developed with David Grisman. Rob thoroughly covers the basics--holding the bass, hand positions, picking technique, tuning, scale exercises--then moves on to improvisation, back-ups, runs, chords, more.Songs: Banks Of The Ohio, 16/16, Dawgma, Fanny Hill ... Read More
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$59.95

All Star Bluegrass Jam Along - Complete Set of Five Books + CDs

Matt Flinner, Darol Anger, David Grier, Tony Trishka, Todd Phillips
Get the entire series for all the members of your bluegrass band, or just the one for the instrument you play. Each book and CD highlights a different instrument in a bluegrass band. The CD contains play-along backup tracks and solos by the featured artist, and the book has the solos transcribed for easy learning. Read More
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$85.00

Bluegrass Bass - DVD 1

Mark Schatz

Beginning

A master bassist teaches you how to build a pure bluegrass sound from the bottom up! Mark Schatz will have you playing the bass parts to bluegrass classics, even if you haven't played the bass before. Using his clear, easy-to-follow teaching method, he demonstrates the techniques necessary to accompany many of the classic songs and instrumentals in the bluegrass ... Read More
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Bluegrass Bass - DVD 2

Mark Schatz

Intermediate Level

Bassist Mark Schatz continues the dynamic teaching method he’s designed to enable you to build a great sound and accompany any bluegrass band. This second volume, designed for an intermediate player, guides you through the musical subtleties and rhythmic variations that will distinguish your playing and enable you to provide the bottom end of a bluegrass ensemble. Mark teaches ... Read More
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Bluegrass Bass - Two-DVD Set

Mark Schatz
This master bassist will have you playing bluegrass classics in no time! Using a clear, easy-to-follow method, Mark Schatz demonstrates the techniques needed to play most songs and instrumentals in the bluegrass repertory. Read More
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Essential Techniques for Acoustic Bass - DVD 1

Todd Phillips

Lesson One

Whether you intend to play bluegrass, country, pop or jazz, your success in acoustic bass playing will rely on good technique and a solid musical foundation. On this outstanding DVD lesson, Todd Phillips gets beginning players off to a great start with his step-by-step, hands-on approach to the instrument. It's important to have your bass set up properly, and ... Read More
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Essential Techniques for Acoustic Bass-DVD 2

Todd Phillips

Lesson Two

This lesson brings a beginning bass player firmly into intermediate territory with the teaching of minor scales, leading tones, a variety of time signatures and more complex chord changes. Todd Phillips provides invaluable exercises to help you strengthen and stretch your fingers and develop strong rhythmic technique. Important advice is then given about how to function as a bassist in ... Read More
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Essential Techniques for Acoustic Bass-Two-DVD Set

Todd Phillips
On Lesson One, Todd familiarizes you with your instrument, shows you how to play with good tone and timing, and provides you with the essential techniques you'll need to eliminate unnecessary stress on your body and hands. Unique on-screen diagrams and close-up camera work will guide you in visualizing the geometric grid of notes on the fingerboard as Todd ... Read More
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Todd Phillips' Bass Workout and Practice Regimen

Todd Phillips

Build Tone, Timing, Strength and Endurance

The acoustic bass is a notoriously physical instrument, one that demands strength and stamina as well as a keen ear and an overall sense of musicianship. Master bassist Todd Phillips has devised a personal training workout and exercise plan that will help bassists at all levels and in all styles play with great tone, precise timing and in good tune ... Read More
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