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Introduction to Upright Bass DVD - Learn Bass Fiddle by Andy Howald

Introduction to Upright Bass DVD - Learn Bass Fiddle by Andy Howald
Introduction to Upright Bass DVD
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Intro to Upright Bass DVD by Andy Howald is a 70 minute video lesson that covers the material in the Upright Bass Primer Book. It focuses on the beginning player and emphasizes proper technique. The video will discuss parts of the bass, proper playing position, tuning the bass, right and left hand technique, marking the positions, how to read tablature, playing notes, how to play with other instruments, and the lesson will also teach several songs. We'll focus on playing in a folk or bluegrass style and learn how to play several bluegrass standards. The video features split screens that allow for close up views of the left and right hand as well as the tablature to be on screen at the same time.

Contents Include:
  • Parts of the Bass
  • Playing Condition
  • Holding the Bass
  • Right Hand Position
  • Tuning
  • Left Hand Technique
  • Marking Positions
  • Tablature
  • Playing Notes
  • Chords
  • Muting
  • Playing Songs

Songs Include:

  • Tom Dooley
  • 3 Chord Song
  • Going Down That Road
  • Soldier's Joy
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Sitting On Top of the World
  • He's Got the Whole World
  • Dark Hollow
  • Going Down that Road Version 2
  • Bass Walks
The DVD features:
  • Different camera angles and close-ups to demonstrate precise technique and hand positioning.
  • Split screen technology that shows both hands in detail and provides on-screen notation for all music.
  • Bouncing ball type pointer to show each note as it's being played.
  • Video Clock and Chapter Markers to quickly locate information in the companion book.
  • Recorded with broadcast quality equipment and state of the art editing facilities.
  • Special features include the abilty to play the slow or fast versions of the songs back to back.


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