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Gleaned from years of teaching, performance, and listening experience -bass players at all levels will benefit from studying the numerous exercises, grooves, and musical examples offered in this book. Whether you are into funk, R&B, fusion, jazz, rock, punk, reggae, alternative music, or any other style; the slap technique will find a niche in your bass playing vocabulary. Chapter headings include: Technique, Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs, Ghost Notes, Left Hand Slap, Open Strings, Double Slap, Double Stops, Double Pops, Other Licks and Tricks, and Advanced Grooves & Solos Using All Techniques. The author strongly advises the student to play each lesson slowly until the exercise or principle being illustrated is thoroughly mastered. Written in notation and tablature. Now includes DVD!
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Marc D. Ensign is a professional electric bass player residing in the New York Metropolitan area. Marc's first book with Mel Bay Publications, entitled Slappin': A Complete Study of Slap Technique for Bass has been well received by critics and bass players everywhere. Marc is a well-respected bass player and has performed in various bands, clubs, studio sessions, and Broadway shows all over the world. While being very proficient in all styles, his main interests include funk, jazz, soul, R & B, and fusion. Aside from his performing and writing, Marc has a successful teaching practice, is a featured writer for Bass Frontiers and Bass Player magazines and is endorsed exclusively by DR Strings. An honors graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, Marc is currently studying with Lincoln Goines, one of New York's most highly regarded and recorded bass players
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Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc. Condition: Very Good. Light to moderate shelf wear. Complete. No apparent underlining/highlighting. Sheet music. Seller Inventory # 869678
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2007. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0786676760-2-4
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2007. Sheet music. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0786676760