Bass Extremes Live
"Bass Extremes Live" is an exciting, live concert featuring Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten along with rock drummer Gregg Bissonette. Steve and Victor demonstrate how the bass guitar can supply bass lines, piano- and guitar-like comping figures, lead solos, and percussion parts in styles ranging from bebop to new age heavy metal. Each piece highlights different aspects of their amazing technique like Steve's three-finger technique, or his awe-inspiring command of harmonics and chords voicings, or Victor's incredible funk grooves, thumb and two-handed tapping technique. After each song, Steve and Victor explain the key licks and techniques they used and demonstrate each at a slow speed.
Features include Performance Only option, preview of Bass Extremes book and CD, Steve Bailey's bonus lesson: "Fourths and Fifths". preview of Bill Dickens: The Collection, printable reference materials, Internet connectivity, DVD-ROM features.
Steve Bailey is known for his three-fingered bass technique and his awe-inspiring command of harmonics and chords. Steve has performed with greats like Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, the Rippingtons, Jethro Tull, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Willie Nelson and Mel Torme.
Victor Wooten has been called "the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius." Victor is known for his incredible funk grooves, unimaginably fast thumb and two-handed tapping techniques. Victor has performed with Greg Howe, Larry Coryell, Scott Henderson, Mike Stern, Shane Theriot, Lisa Baker, Doug Johns, Travis Larson, Roy Vogt, Harold Weinkum, Adam Nitti, Bootsy Collins, Arrested Development, Bill Dickens, Dave Matthews and Bela Fleck & The Flecktones.