In this information packed DVD, bassist Ed Friedland reveals the technical and stylist details behind professional jazz upright performance. Through live band demonstrations and detailed, step-by-step analysis, Ed shows you how to: <BR>
— Develop stylistic left and right-hand techniques for maximum tone and sustain. <BR>
— Arrange scale and arpeggio patterns for greater range and efficiency whether walking or soloing. <BR>
— Deal with typical live performance challenges — performance protocol, stock intros, endings, trading fours, and more. <BR>
— Play classic stylistic variations including Latin jazz, up-tempo tunes, the “two-feel,” ballads, 3/4 time and more. <BR>
Ed’s practical, direct teaching style offers easy-to-understand explanations and methodical demonstrations of each topic. The accompanying booklet includes notated versions of each example for added clarity.