Finally, you can learn cool licks, riffs, songs, and grooves-in a variety of styles-just by watching and doing. When there is no reading required, a new world is opened to all of us who love music, want to learn a lot more, but don't have the time for all that standard music notation and theory. Countless musicians have learned this way from friends, family and teachers. But now, with this exciting new video series, you can learn from the pros in an easy-going and fun way. With this DVD series, learning music has never been so quick, exciting or enjoyable.
Easy Rock Bass Lines, hosted by the former bassist and founding member of Blue Oyster Cult, teaches the basics and beyond. It starts easy and progresses to more challenging and syncopated lines. This DVD covers basic left- and right-hand technique, including exercises to build finger strength, as well as a variety of rock styles including blues, funk, punk/garage, '70s riffs and modern rock. Additional topics include walking bass lines, creating bass lines from arpeggios, and dropped D tuning.