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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You’re not left totally alone, there are many helpful suggestions to prepare you for this seemingly impossible task. They let me play on the session, and no Blues Jam Session Description: Check out my reviews of the latest bass gear. This book is not designed for bass players Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Ed Freidland gives excellent, easily understood instructions. Jazz jam Session Description: There are plenty of tracks, as well as 7 full jazz arrangements with intros, endings, solos even bsss the bass player.

It may be boring for many at first, but it gets better quickly. Expanding Walking Bass Lines Description: Building Walking Bass Lines Description: Designed to help slaap career-minded bassist develop the most critical real world skills needed to succeed. Designed for the beginning jazz player, this is my first book. Recorded all on my Lakie Jerry Scheff model” Check it out here: I have also put up a lot of archived material that has not been available for years.

Dedicated Grooves are provided for each technique. 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 first rock bass method that truly prepares you to go out and join a band. Metronome Content on my Instruction page.

friedlanr I am NOT the guy on the cover! 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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BluesCountryFunkJazzRock. 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. The Ultimate Guide 6 comments Tags: I’ve put my many years of experience playing the blues scene into a practical guide for the up and coming blues bassist.

Coming soon is the companion DVD. The soloing method that teaches you a variety of improvisational strategies.

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All along the way, you learn useful and important musical information. The reading and technical level are challenging. Book of the Month Brand new! Perfect for new slappers, this DVD starts right at the very beginning. He not only covers the bas in a way that is easy to understand, but then gives simple, practical, and most importantly, musical exercises to help you master the lesson.

Book 3 gets into 16th note rhythms, 7th chords, pentatonic scales, learning how to play off chord symbols, how to use triads to create bass lines, locking in to the groove and slap bass. You can read more about my educational concept Warning: It starts you out learning the notes string by string, you learn simple rhythms and apply everything with fun tracks to play with.

Friedlanf starts out VERY simple.

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The content is logically organized and progresses to more complex riffs. Email me for info on lessons, live and studio work in the area. There are activities to help slapp 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.


It starts out with rhythmic embellishment – skips, triplets, dead notes and moves into targeting scale and chromatic notes. This is a great introduction to the Slap bass.

It was the first walking bass method book to come with play along tracks, something you take for granted now. You are not logged in. The follow-up to BWBL. I learned so much from him about musicality, and swing, how to play basx you mean—I’m still learning Dickie, I miss you man.

The Dvd also contains some advanced tricks for the Slapper who may think they may know it all.

As he progressively teaches the contents, he prepares you to develop your own lines in a musical way. 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. There are many great feeling jazz tracks to play with, including 10 full length standard progressions. Building Rock Bass Lines Description: You get to hear one chorus of him, and the camera is right there.