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Rick Danko’s Electric Bass Techniques

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7 Videos | Length: 58min 30sec
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    Tune Up & Intro to Scales (6:16)


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    Scale Exercises & Right Hand Technique (7:51)


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    Boogie Exercise (10:29)


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    Exercises in A (5:43)


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    Rick's Background & Thoughts (7:39)


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    Fretless Bass & Playing "The Weight" (10:37)


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    Bass Chords, Octaves, & Playing "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)" (9:55)


In this Homespun videos series, The Band's legendary Rick Danko teaches some of the picking techniques and bass lines that have formed the basis of his powerful style and help bring the famous songs of The Band to life.

Follow along with Rick as he demonstrates how he uses a flatpick to get his unique percussive sound, and gives you several helpful scales and exercises to strengthen your left hand.

Rick then discusses his influences and experiences, and jams with some Woodstock friends. This series is a rare treat for anyone interested in the electric bass or in the music of this legendary performer.


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DonnieL
Submitted 3 months ago

Basic Bass from a master.

Great to see and hear Danko on bass, a nice basic breakdown on scaler movement and feel ....

I am a: Beginner, Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound for Film/TV, Pro Tools

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Richard Danko (December 29, 1943 – December 10, 1999) was a Canadian musician, bassist, songwriter and singer, best known as a member of The Band.

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Rick Danko’s Electric Bass Techniques is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Basic Bass from a master. Great to see and hear Danko on bass, a nice basic breakdown on scaler movement and feel ....
Date published: 2018-03-30
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