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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The exercises are expanded into fun grooves that further work the concepts you’ve learned. Every type of rhythmic and stylistic variation you can imagine, in many friedlxnd keys.

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There are of course tracks to play with, and all written examples are performed on the CD as well. Dedicated Grooves are provided for each technique.

I use this book in many of my jazz workshops. The tracks are awesome! The Working Bassist’s Toolkit Description: Hal Leonard Electric Bass Method: Blues Jam Session Description: This book is not designed for bass players Music is written in TAB and usual notation.

The follow-up to BWBL. His facial expressions, the way he moved, and his swinging feel are all right there, just like I remember.

Building upon each as you progress. I use the same basic concept of target and approach notes to show you friedlwnd to create your own bass lines in a rock context. 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.


The presentation moves at a lively pace and Ed offers solid information and many valuable tips gained from his years of experience as a performer and recording artist. 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 Joy, Tore Down and many more. This book starts with quarter-note melodic motifs from categories like friedlanr Shape”, “Major”, “Minor”, and “Chromatic”, and then morphs them into grooves in Straight 8th, Baxs 8th, Sixteenth, and Swing Sixteenth rhythms.

The three “mystery” tunes are on the CD without friedpand changes written.

This book is the rock and roll version of my first book “Building Walking Bass Lines”. You wind up saving some bucks by purchasing them this way. I am NOT the guy on the cover!

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The first rock bass method that truly prepares you to go out and join a band. Learn how to effectively use these scales to create bass lines, and how to super-impose different scales over chords for soloing.

It’s a helpful tool for the absolute beginner bassist. Articles friedpand been rounding up links to the various articles I’ve written that are currently online, and compiling them on my articles page. Building Rock Bass Lines Description: BluesCountryFunkJazzRock.

Ed Friedland is one of those rare musicians who can both play and teach. The soloing method that teaches you a variety of improvisational strategies. You can read more about my educational concept Warning: You have to learn them strictly by ear! I’ve put my many years of experience playing the blues scene into a practical guide for the up and coming blues bassist.

Ed Friedland – Slap Bass: The Ultimate Guide

Dolby AC3, 2 ch Booklet: 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”. Baass Demos and tips on creating your own grooves are also included.


You’re not left totally alone, there are many helpful suggestions to prepare you for this seemingly impossible task. I have also put up a lot of archived material that has not been available for years.

Your email address will not be published. They let me play on the session, and no A great way to learn how to interpret ideas in different styles.

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Taking full advantage of the navigational convenience of DVD, this minute video is packed with essential exercises to develop your chops. There are activities to help you internalize rhythm; to understand drum parts by programming drum machines; learn how to use the natural tendencies 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 book is a compilation of many of my “in the trenches” instructional articles from the golden days of Bass Player magazine This is a terrific book for those interested in Jamaican music. Coming soon is the companion DVD. The first slap bass instructional to be produced in native DVD format.