Warm Up & Bass Slide Techniques
This is an introduction to the ‘Technique, Pop & Rock’ tuition series. The focus technique taught here is the bass-slide; a vital technique to use when extending your Cajon playing. This chapter also guides you through a step-by-step warm-up activity, utilising the bass sound, tone, ghost notes, and accent sounds on the Cajon, as well as the new bass-slide technique. You can apply this warm up activity to ANY groove you are working on.
In this module, you will learn:
- Bass-Slide technique
- A funky new groove
- How to break down a beat and work on it step-by step, focusing on technique
- How to incorporate 5 different sounds and playing techniques into one groove!
- HD (High Definition) video with close ups and various camera angles so you can clearly observe the techniques and rhythms
- Complimentary PDF document with detailed score (music notation) and written analysis of the rhythms discussed
- This chapter runs for 5.50 mins
- This module is a condensed version of material equivalent to a one hour intermediate lesson
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