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Bass Essentials with Benny Rietveld

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13 Videos | Length: 1hr 14min 23sec
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    Benny Rietveld welcomes you to the course and tells you what to expect in the course.

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    Warming Up

    Benny talks about warming up and finger exercises.

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    In this video, Benny discusses right hand technique and tone.

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    Finger Style

    Benny talks all about basic finger style.

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    Thumping & Snapping

    In this video, Benny shows the thumping and snapping techniques.

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    Thumb Picking

    Benny demonstrates thumb picking.

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    Flamenco Strumming

    Benny discusses the Flamenco strumming technique.

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    Slides, Bends & Pull-Offs

    In this video, talks all about slides, bends, and pull-offs.

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    Benny discusses chords.

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    Developing Speed

    Benny talks about developing your playing speed.

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    Walking Bass Lines

    In this video, learn about playing walking bass lines.

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    Working with the Drummer

    Benny reveals the importance of playing with drummers.

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    Benny wraps up the course.

Product Overview

In this video lesson series, Grammy®-winning bassist Benny Rietveld covers the wide array of playing styles he uses on tour and in the studio, from classic rock to gospel and funk.

Topics covered include: tone variations, right-hand techniques, left-hand techniques, walking bass lines, and working with drummers (featuring Dennis Chambers).

You also get a 24-page PDF booklet download featuring standard notation and tablature!

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Bass Essentials with Benny Rietveld is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Covering all the bass-es! Lessons go over useful techniques for the newbie. Very clear instructions. Grounded fella with no pretensions even if he plays with the greatest!
Date published: 2021-05-01
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