This DVD is the ultimate source for the secrets of funk bass, in a player-friendly menu format - Slapping, popping, left-hand integration, dead notes, and more dangerous techniques - A dedicated groove for each new technique - Grooving with a drum machine - Funk history: the hallowed grooves of the Funk Triumvirate - Slow demos, tips on sound, and creating your own grooves - A booklet with notation and tab for all examples - And more! Ed Friedland is a contributing editor and monthly columnist for Bass Player Magazine. His highly acclaimed Hal Leonard titles include Building Walking Bass Lines, Expanding Walking Bass Line, Jazz Bass, Bass Improvisation, Reggae Bass, and Building Rock Bass Lines. The Working Bassist's Toolkit book-CD compiles several of his classic instructional pieces from Bass Player. Ed received his M.Ed. from Cambridge College (Cambridge, MA) and has taught at Berklee College of Music, Boston College, and Arizona State University. He has performed with many top jazz, blues, and R&B artists over the years, including Larry Coryell, Robben Ford, Michal Urbaniak, Wycliffe Gordon, Ken Peplowski, Mark Elf, John Stowell, Johnny Adams, Robert Junior Lockwood, Marth & The Vandellas, The Drifters, The Platters, and many others.