Bass Institute of Technology (BIT) instructor Alexis Sklarevski is a phenomenal teacher, and has the rare ability to put all the pieces together in a refreshingly. Find Alexis Sklarevski credit information on AllMusic. Master tutor Alexis Sklarevski provides a superb chance to learn the secrets to the thrilling and versatile world of the Slap Bass. Starting with the fundamenta.

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Interview – Alexis Sklarevski

You can actually use this to learn slap sklardvski technique, not just watch some guy impress you with his chops. Now I practice and practice. And the DVD makes navigation easy, so you can quickly get to the material you want to work on.

This is largely sklagevski technique oriented resource, not a how-to on improvisation. At the same time, I was in school and all my friends were getting into rock and jazz by playing guitar and drums.

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I got David involved in that because I knew he would do a great job. And you can adapt the material to your own style.

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Interview – Alexis Sklarevski – For Bass Players Only

What kind of aspirations do most of your incoming bass students have? I could have never done it on my own. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it ssklarevski, give it a second life. Larry Graham – Funk Bass Attack. Currently, he continues recording and performing with many artists in the U.


I was really disappointed. Other than music, Alexxis like to spend time riding my mountain bike and hiking. How could I say no to that?!

The production quality is skllarevski old and dated but it’s still well worth your time and money. February 19, Run Time: For me it was all about seriously studying music and trying to play all the time. DVD May 01, “Please retry”.

At least not when it comes to music. I’ve tried other instructional videos but this one is by far the best. Also see our exclusive FBPO interviews with the following bass players, all of apexis are mentioned here: At this point you can have a finished tune or complete CD and never use a single musician for anything.

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Buy the selected items together This item: Also, you’ll have to learn some music theory with other resources because although Alexis does speak some about aalexis blues scale in relation to funk, he doesn’t go into much depth about jazz theory. What the tape does not do is make you into a slaptastic slapinator supreme.

The single most important thing someone can learn by going to school is how to continue teaching themselves for the rest of their lives. That was really me creating a project where I would get to work with a long-time hero of mine. Absolutely the most complete and effective method ever produced on the slap style of bass playing.


Customers who bought this item also bought. How did you end up a bass player? The Complete Guide and has done bass clinics throughout Japan and Europe. What can a student expect to get out of the training there? I was probably as good a sight-reader at the age of 15 as I am now!

But Alex Sklarevski’s teaching has opened my eyes to a style of bass playing that fun and creative. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Those first chords were just spine-tingling…wow…here I am doing this tune which, alexia until then, I had only listened to on the album. I would do these piano festivals and recitals and I just remember being so nervous.

I never took any bass lessons, so I spent quite a bit of time practicing in the basement. At that time there were a few books and videos out that covered slap technique but none that sort of broke everything down into manageable pieces and explained it. I was very lucky that I worked with David Schaub who was the producer and real brains behind that particular project.

He is incredibly thorough, and his demonstrations with a guitarist and drummer show how this dynamic style can be applied in almost any musical situation. I have never stopped playing out and doing gigs, sessions and whatever else comes along.