A concise collection of bass chords in all 12 keys. This chart shows all major, minor, augmented, diminished, minor 6th, major 7th, and suspended 4th added 7th chords. Root notes are clearly marked as diamonds and all the other chord tones are shown as circles for ease of playing. Also includes a chart showing names and locations of notes on all frets and strings, enharmonic equivalents, and their positions within the bass clef.
(Guitar Book). From James Jamerson and Bootsy Collins to John Entwistle and Flea, this book examines the genesis of bass guitar. It includes bass line transcriptions in notes & tab, lessons on how to play them, bios, equipment listings, photos, historical facts and more! The accompanying CD contains full-band demos of every bass line in the book, and is enhanced so Mac & PC users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing the pitch. Songs include: Aeroplane * All My Loving * All Right Now * For Once in My Life * Free Ride * I'll Take You There * Love Shack * Money * Mustang Sally * Respect * Soul Man * Sweet Emotion * What's Going On * Won't Get Fooled Again * and more!
(Fast Track Music Instruction). Everything you need to know about playing the bass, including music notation, tablature, riffs, licks, and scales, syncopation, and rock and blues styles. Method Book 1 includes 75 songs and examples. Audio examples accessed online for download or streaming.
(Book). More than a player's manual, this book portrays jazz bass as a vital element of 20th century American music. Citing examples from key recordings in the jazz canon, the book defines the essence of the musical contributions made by more than 70 important jazz bassists, including Ray Brown, Eddie Gomez, Charles Mingus, Milt Hinton and many others. Bassists get expert guidance on mastering proper technique, practice methods and improvisation, plus new insight into the theoretical and conceptual aspects of jazz. The companion online audio features bass plus rhythm section which allows readers to hear technical examples from the book, presented in slow and fast versions. It also offers play-along tracks of typical chord progressions and song forms and written notation samples.
(Bass Method). Learn to use the entire fretboard with the Bass Scale Finder . This book contains over 1,300 scale diagrams for the most important 17 scale types, including major and minor scales, pentatonics, the seven major modes, diminished, melodic minor, harmonic minor, and more, in all 12 keys. Basic scale theory is also presented to help you apply these colorful sounds in your own music. A perfect supplement to any bass method.
(Bass Instruction). A follow-up to Building Walking Bass Lines , this book approaches more advanced walking concepts, including model mapping, the two-feel, several 'must know changes,' and other important jazz bass lessons. CD includes a jazz trio for practicing standard tunes.
The At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic and the hi-def DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information and popular song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Funk and RandB Bass features these lessons: The Soul Bass Style Basic Slap and Pop Techniques Advanced Slap and Pop Techniques The Rhythm Is King. Songs include: Ain't Too Proud to Beg * Brick House * Higher Ground * I Just Want to Celebrate * Knock on Wood * Le Freak * Pick up the Pieces * Soul Man * We Are Family * You Can't Hurry Love * and many more]
(Bass Method). This comprehensive supplement to any bass method will help students learn over 200 great bass licks, lines and grooves in many rhythmic styles. Bass Licks illustrates how simple melodic patterns can become the springboard for group improvisation or the foundation of a song. All examples are accessed online using the unique code inside each book. The audio can be downloaded or streamed according to personal preference.
(Book). This perennial favorite among drummers helps players develop their bass drum technique and increase their flexibility through the mastery of exercises. "I used Colin Bailey's Bass Drum Control book to develop my SINGLE bass drum playing and DOUBLE bass drum playing. I had the good fortune to get together with Colin and have him show me some of his insights into the bass drum pedal technique and found it to be very useful." Steve Smith
(Bass Instruction). If you want to work on your bass guitar chops, this is the book for you! These 75 exercises will help you build your endurance and flexibility, challenging you in fun, interesting and methodical ways. Topics include: left-hand finger patterns; pull-offs and hammer-ons; string crossing; harmonic technique; arpeggios; scales; blues sequences; chords on the bass; articulations; rhythms; harmonics; and more.