(Bass Method). The Hal Leonard Blues Bass Method is your complete guide to learning blues bass. This book with online audio uses classic blues songs and standards to teach you how to lay down your own solid blues bass lines. Learn to play by studying the songs of famous bluesmen such as B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan (Tommy Lee Shannon), Muddy Waters, Freddie King, Albert King, The Allman Brothers, Otis Rush, T-Bone Walker, Louis Jordan, and many more. Learn actual riffs from blues classics including: Born Under a Bad Sign * Hideaway * Hoochie Coochie Man * Killing Floor * Pride and Joy * Sweet Home Chicago * The Thrill Is Gone * and more. Audio is accessed online for download or streaming and includes PLAYBACK+ tools that enable you to adjust the tempo without changing pitch, loop passages, and more.
(Bass Instruction). Expand your bass knowledge with the Bass Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Blues volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience plus online performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of blues bass styles, techniques, and concepts are covered, including: blues scale; 12-bar blues; turnarounds; swing blues; the box shape; the Rhumba; 12/8 slow blues; palm muting; string bending; arpeggios; understanding chord symbols; playing with the kick drum; Chicago blues; Texas blues; New Orleans blues; double stops; Willie Dixon style; Tommy Shannon style; Jack Bruce style; and much more! Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(Bass Instruction). The term "12-bar blues" has become synonymous with blues music and is the basis for an incredible body of jazz, rock 'n' roll, and other forms of popular music. This book and CD package is solely devoted to providing you with all the technical tools necessary for playing 12-bar blues with authority. It covers many blues styles, including country, Chicago, Texas, swing, R&B, blues-rock, and funk blues. You'll also learn the blues bass scales and a history of the bass in blues music. The CD includes 51 full-band tracks!
(Bass Builders). The best single source for learning to play the blues for bass with online audio tracks for practicing! Styles covered include: Delta blues, Texas blues, New Orleans blues, West Coast blues, Chicago blues, boogie woogie blues, jazz blues, and more. Also covers 12-bar blues, 8-bar blues, 24-bar blues, minor blues, tags & turnarounds, 12/8 feel, swing, shuffle, jazz, pop, slow blues, funk blues and R&B. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
Designed for beginning bassists who want to play the blues, this title makes a great companion to any starter bass method and the perfect complement to the author's Complete Electric Bass Method. Learn various grooves in both straight and swing feels, all within the context of such styles as rock blues, jazz blues, funk blues and more. Highlighted with lessons on scales and chords that are clear and easy to understand, this abundant resource of blues bass lines not only adds to your vocabulary, but also provides the tools you need to create great bass lines of your own for any practical playing situation.
Discover a Complete Method to Learn Jazz and Blues Walking Bass
Master Arpeggios and Concepts to play like the Masters
Develop a full range of Scales, Arpeggios and Soloing to create your own walking bass lines
Master Traditional and Modern Walking Bass Lines
Have you tried playing walking bass lines but keep finding them not quite right?
Do you find yourself thinking so much about note choice that you canât get in the groove of the music?
Do you dream of playing bass lines like legendary bassists like Ron Carter, Charles Mingus, Paul Chambers or Jaco?
Walking Bass for Jazz and Blues is a complete method to help beginners master each element of Blues and Jazz walking bass. It is designed to develop strong harmonic skills, rhythm, phrasing and note choice.
Hereâs What You Getâ¦
A complete guide to walking bass lines so you learn how to play on the most common chord changes in blues and jazz.
Hundreds of Diagrams, Exercises, Tips, Chromatic Ideas and more so you learn to play like the best bass players
Over 100 audio examples you can download for free to make the music come alive and help you practice your new walking bass skills
Learn basic and advanced techniques like arpeggio and scale choice, chromatic approaches, standard patterns and rhythmic ideas.
Plusâ¦There are plenty of walking bass secrets thrown in tooâ¦ so youâll need to pay attention!
Mastering the skills in this book will free your mind from thinking too much about the neck when playing, as well as teaching your ears to hear the right lines to play at exactly the right time.
While your ultimate goal may be to become the next Jaco Pastorius, this book will teach you the roots of the essential walking bass style. It will help you build the foundational arpeggios scales and chromatic approaches you need to walk like a pro and groove like your favorite bass players.
A practical 155 page, bass-centric guide to creating functional and creative basslines from the various chord symbols you will encounter as a bassist. Through the extensive use of graphs explained in five different ways, the bass neck is revealed! You will learn hands on techniques and applied music theory that will directly help you with tone production, note location, and playing from chord symbols. Discover the direct application of triads, scales, modes, intervals, blues in all keys, jazz walking basslines, vamping, bassline construction, and bass soling. This book will go a long way towards preparing you for real life playing situations.
The Ultimate Beginner SeriesÂ® has helped thousands of aspiring musicians take their first steps towards experiencing the fun of playing music. By combining volumes 1 and 2 on DVD or on two videos with one book and one CD, we now offer the greatest and most convenient learning package for the low price of $24.95! A savings of almost 25%.
(Bass Recorded Versions). Complete bass transcriptions in notes and tab for 20 of the greatest blues tunes: As the Years Go Passing By * Boom Boom (Out Go the Lights) * Crossroads (Cross Road Blues) * Don't Go No Further (You Need Meat) * Got to Hurry * Hide Away * I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man * Killing Floor * Pride and Joy * Rock Me Baby * Texas Flood * The Things That I Used to Do * Trouble No More (Someday Baby) * Woke Up This Morning * more.
Learning to play a variety of scales makes you a better musician. It teaches your fingers where to find and how to handle the different positions you might encounter when playing pieces of music; it trains your musical ear by helping you to learn to recognise intervals and how they relate to finger positioning; and ultimately it trains your musical brain how to recognise different musical colours and eventually create them on the fly.
This book includes over 500 fingerboard diagrams covering 34 different scales and modes in all keys and as such is the ultimate reference text for the bass-guitar in EADG tuning. Images include full fingerboard diagrams up to the position 17 semitones above the nut (which allow you to see how the scales behave around the octave) and also for each scale type, a selection of movable `box' patterns to help you play the scale in different positions.
This book includes fingerboard diagrams for classical scales and modes, blues scales, jazz scales and also more exotic scales to help you spice up your improvisation/composition skills. The 34 different scale types covered by this book include: