Unleash Your Funk Bass Potential with The Brand New Heavies

with Andrew Levy

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Intermediate 14 lessons (1h 7m) Backing tracks included Mobile, Tablet + Desktop

Unleash Your Funk Bass Potential is led by songwriter and founding member of The Brand New Heavies – Andrew Levy.

The Brand New Heavies are one of the most successful UK funk groups of all time, rising to prominence in the early 1990s with successful singles such as "Midnight at the Oasis", "Sometimes" and "Dream On Dreamer". Throughout their career they performed on Top of the Pops, supported James Brown at Wembley and they continue to sell out tours worldwide today.

You will learn:

  • Key bassists who influenced the style
  • Pulling, slapping and fingering
  • How strings, amplification and the pick-up can all affect the sound
  • Tips & tricks for writing funky basslines
  • Learn 3 of The Heavies' songs: "You Are The Universe", "Spend Some Time" and "Midnight at the Oasis."

The course comes complete with interactive sheet music and backing tracks for easy practise!

If you’re passionate about funk and soul, this is the course for you!