SOLD — in 25 minutes Here’s the real deal. I was digging around in my stuff this morning and came across this video. Bought it years ago and. Alexis is the author of the critically acclaimed instructional DVD, The Slap Bass Program, and also co-produced Fingerstyle Funk, the instructional DVD by. DESCRIPTION. Over the past several years The Slap Bass Program has become the undisputed bible of slap technique. The video has garnered more.

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I look forward to each lesson on the DVD after I finish my regular classes still have to learn the basics.

Now I practice and practice. Essential Concepts Series Musicians Institute: The wardrobe lady brought out this long purple beard and gave it to me to wear, which everyone in the band thought was very funny. You have to watch carefully and practice, practice, practice.

Interview — Alexis Sklarevski. He starts each topic at a very slow tempo then speeds up a little at a time while the camera captures his technique from different angles, including a bss screen perspective where you can view his plucking and fretting hands at the same time. DVD May 01, “Please retry”.

Then he goes on to some very basic octave patterns. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Victor Wooten Bass Workshop: Near the end of the tape, he gets into some very difficult alexia hand techniques that will take years to master.

The downside is lots of people who really have no business doing something like that…are. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Customers who bought this item also bought. I was amazed by the sounds and rhythms they created, but could see how it was done I’m a visual learner. I’ve played guitar and bass for 34 years and have tried a lot of books and videos but never one as usable as this. Hands down, this is the best video for learning slap bass techniques.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. All the bass instructors at MI are working, professional musicians who do a lot of very cool stuff with a great range of artists. I actually started out on piano when I was 5 or 6 years old and continued until I was 15 or so.

By playing and working as a musician you bring a much more realistic and believable perspective to teaching. The production quality is quite old and dated but it’s still well worth your time and money.

He starts out with right hand technique with some very useful camera closeups. What kind of aspirations do most of your incoming bass students have? A year or two later I met a couple of guitar players and we started jamming together and trying to learn tunes.

Music Theory for the Bass Player: Larry Graham – Funk Bass Attack. I would recommend The Slap Bass Program to anyone at any level. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Interview – Alexis Sklarevski

The great thing about modern technology is that now anyone can make an album in their bedroom. The best thing was that I learned how to read music at the same time I learned to read words. I’m glad I did. The Complete Guide and has done bass clinics throughout Japan and Europe.

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I cannot express enough gratitude for his expertise. All Regions Number of discs: The fact that the video was made long enough ago that the hair and clothing styles may be a little dated is irrelevant; his teachings are timeless and Alex is an encouraging instructor with a humble and supportive demeanor.

I was very lucky that I worked with David Schaub who was the producer and real brains behind that particular project. Product Description Over the past several years The Slap Bass Program has become the undisputed bible of slap technique.

This Slao brought me to a higher level and I kept at it and played and practiced so much until I mastered his many segments that I would jump up and down and run through the house in sheer joy when I finally got it down! IMHO, its a classic case of a talented expert, but not necessarily an instructor for everyone. What this video does is set you up with excellent fundamentals in slap-pop technique.

Tell me about the bass program at the Musicians Institute. New Interview Dec 25 Geddy Lee. I would love to go out on tour again, preferably with someone I really like. How could I say no to that?! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. There’s also a Notation Book that is printable from the disc. Must have progdam new bass players. I had just bought an entry-level bass guitar and I didn’t know squat about how to play it Inside of 2 and a half weeks after viewing the video, I was slapping and popping with decent speed using variations of the blues scale.