From Hal Leonard, as part of the At a Glance Series, comes DVD Funk and R&B Bass. This is a book/DVD combo which includes styles for soul covering hits from the Motown and Stax eras and covers the pentatonic scale and how arpeggios are common place in a lot of the tunes from this era. Basic and advanced pop and slap techniques dives into exercises to get you grooving with the technique, octaves, dead notes, muted pops, muted slap, and some basic grooves. The Rhythm is King section covers rhythm’s associated with funk and R&B.
Tunes covered range anywhere from “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” “You Can’t Hurry Love”, “Brick House”, “Higher Ground”, to “Aeroplane”, and “Soul Man”, plus many others as well. The DVD that accompanies the book covers all of the exercises for the tunes in the book, plus explanations on technique. The book is presented in tablature along with the chord progression. This book/DVD, as well as the others in the At A Glance Series gives you a complete and quick study of the genre in which you are wanting to either learn or improve upon. The At a Glance DVD Funk and R&B Bass is available from Music Dispatch.
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