Bales has multiple Grammy awards. He is the full-time bass player with Alison Krauss & Union Station, and has played for films like "Walk The Line" and "O Brother, Where Art Thou." Barry shares his thoughts on the appropriate role of the bass, and demonstrates many of the techniques that have made him a first call musician in both bluegrass and country music. AcuTab's John Lawless leads Barry through a discussion of his background and influences before they move on to songs. Barry also covers important topics like tone production, walking bass, percussive 'ghost' notes, and more. 9 songs taught, including "Banks Of The Ohio," "Kentucky Man," "Everytime You Say Goodby," more. Includes note/tab booklet as PDF file on the disc. An Acutab product. 140 min.