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Recorded all on my Lakie Jerry Scheff model” Check it out here: I have also put up a lot of archived material that has not been available for gooves. I need to update bss section This book fully explores the major and minor pentatonic scales with multiple fingerings, technical exercises, pentatonic modes.

Learn how to effectively use these scales to create bass lines, and how to super-impose different scales over chords for soloing. Check out the sound samples on the Equipment Pageand tracks on the Mp3s page. You can read more about my educational concept Warning: Metronome Content on my Instruction page. Email me for info on lessons, live and studio work in fridland area.

I’m very fortunate to be able to maintain a full schedule of diverse-yet-music centered activities – playing live, recording, writing instructional books, gear reviewing, teaching I learned so much from him about musicality, and swing, how to play what you mean—I’m still learning Dickie, I miss you man.

Check out this rare and candid video of Dickie jamming at home with some Aebersold CDs. You get to hear one chorus of him, and the camera is right there. His facial expressions, the way he moved, and his swinging feel are all right there, just like I remember. There are activities to help you internalize rhythm; to understand drum parts by programming drum machines; learn how to use the natural tendencies of the instrument to affect the groove; learn 25 different styles of groove written and on CD – with drum parts ; and tips from some of the groovin’est players in the world, and an essay on the metaphysics of the groove.

The soloing method that teaches you a variety of improvisational strategies. There are of course tracks to play with, and all written examples are performed on the CD as well. The reading and technical level are challenging.

This book starts with quarter-note melodic motifs from categories like “Box Shape”, “Major”, “Minor”, and “Chromatic”, and then morphs them into grooves in Straight 8th, Shuffle 8th, Sixteenth, and Swing Sixteenth rhythms. A great way to learn how to bas ideas in different styles. I’ve put my many years of experience playing the blues scene into a practical guide for the up and coming blues bassist.

I discuss blues groobes, lines and feels, intros, endings, stops and hits, and include full arrangements of many must-know blues classics like Hideaway, Sweet Home Chicago, Pride and Joy, Tore Down and many more.

After you’ve learned everything in this book, you’ll be ready to hit the local blues jam and do it right. Blues Jam Session Description: This book is not designed for bass players It’s simply 40 play along blues tracks for guitarists, horn, harmonicas, etc. Every type of rhythmic and stylistic variation you can imagine, in many different keys.


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Building Rock Bass Lines Description: This book is the rock and roll version of my first book “Building Walking Bass Lines”. I use the same basic concept of target and approach notes to show you how to create your own bass lines in a rock context. Using the most common rhythms in rock music, you start learning what notes work with different chords, and how to find them all over the neck.

The first rock bass method that truly prepares you to go out and join a band. After learning the contents of this book, you’ll be able to show up at band practice or to the gig and play your own ideas, not just follow the guitarist’s left hand. Building Walking Bass Lines Description: Designed for the beginning jazz player, this is my first book. It was the first walking bass method book to come with play along tracks, something you take for granted now.

Based on the feedback I receive from students all over the world it’s available in Japanese, French and Spanish too this method seems to work for people. You start by identifying the target notes of a chord, root, five and octave and then work with different approach notes chromatic, scale and dominant to lead you into the targets.

It explains many other ideas like scalewise motion, chromatic motion, arpeggiation, targeting other chord tones, and much more. There are many great feeling jazz tracks to play with, including 10 full length standard progressions. Expanding Walking Bass Lines Description: The follow-up to BWBL. It starts out with rhythmic embellishment – skips, triplets, dead notes and moves into targeting scale and chromatic notes. You learn about modal playing with a concept I call “Modal Mapping”, playing more outside lines with implied harmony, and other more advanced topics.

It’s a good choice for the player that already has a solid grasp on the fundamentals. There is also a section that gives you a chance to practice the essential skill of picking up tunes by ear.

The three “mystery” tunes are on the CD without any changes written.

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You have to learn them strictly groovss ear! You’re not left totally alone, there are many helpful suggestions to prepare you for this seemingly impossible task. In the real world, bassists MUST be able to play tunes they don’t know – without music. Sounds scary, and maybe it is at first, but keep in mind that jazz musicians do this every day. You wind up saving some bucks frieldand purchasing them this way.

It’s a helpful tool for the absolute beginner bassist. Hal Leonard Electric Bass Method: The completely rewritten method for electric bass!

This is the ultimate beginner book. It makes the most basic aspects of bass playing incredibly easy. It starts you out learning the notes string by string, you learn simple rhythms and apply everything with fun tracks to play with.

All along the way, you learn useful and important musical information. Coming soon fiedland the companion DVD.

Bass Grooves

The total package is a complete, comprehensive, well organized method that will take you from the very first steps to advanced level. Book groovs of the method teaches you classic box shape licks, blues lines and how to move them around the fingerboard, major and minor scales and arpeggios, syncopated 8th note rhythms, the shuffle rhythm, and is full of great tracks to play with.


Book 3 grrooves into 16th note rhythms, 7th chords, pentatonic scales, learning how to play off chord symbols, how to use triads to create bass lines, locking in to the groove and slap bass.

Of course, there are lots of great tracks to play with. This is a more global approach to jazz playing. There are plenty of tracks, as well as 7 full jazz arrangements with intros, endings, solos even for the bass player. I use this book fruedland many of my jazz workshops. Jazz jam Session Description: If you want to solo to a burning jazz rhythm section, this is a great item.

In addition to the changes for each tune, I’ve also included improvisational guidelines in the form of a written “solo” for each track. This is the perfect tool for the upright bassist that is new to jazz playing. Pentatonic Scales For Bass Description: Go back to the source! This is a terrific book for those interested in Jamaican music.

Reggae is a whole universe unto itself, an entire frifdland culture. Many of the most popular classic “riddims” are here, written in tab and standard notation. The tracks are awesome! They feature members past and present of Neon Prophet, one of the top Reggae bands in the Southwest.

They let me play on the session, and no I am NOT the guy on the cover!

The first slap bass instructional to be produced in native DVD format. Taking full advantage of the navigational convenience of DVD, this minute video is packed with essential exercises to develop your chops. Perfect for new slappers, this DVD starts right at the very beginning.

The exercises are expanded into fun grooves that further work the concepts you’ve learned. It progesses into intermediate and advanced techniques, so this DVD will keep you learning for a long time. There are several aspects of this program that make it even more valuable than the rest.

Learning how to program your drum machine and play grooves that fithow to create your OWN funk lines with simple forms, equipment guidance, stylistic nuances of master slappers Larry Graham, Louis Johnson and Marcus Miller and much more. The Working Bassist’s Toolkit Description: This book is a compilation of many of my “in the trenches” instructional articles from the golden days of Bass Player magazine Designed to help the career-minded bassist develop the most critical real world skills needed to succeed.

The included CD has tracks to play along to as well as an ear training workout, a “style-o-rama” vamp and the infamous “random modulation torture test”. Book of the Month Brand new! Listen Check out the sound samples on the Equipment Pageand tracks on the Mp3s page. Books By Ed Friedland.

Articles “I’ve been rounding up links to the various articles I’ve written that are currently online, and compiling them on my articles page.