(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 Rock 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 2 audio CDs featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! This volume covers a huge variety of rock bass styles, techniques, and concepts are covered, including: first position notes; basic fingerstyle; basic slapping; fingerstyle rakes; drop D tuning; memorizing the fretboard; arpeggios; harmonics; Paul McCartney style; John Entwistle style; Geddy Lee style; Billy Sheehan style; Flea style; gallop rhythm; tapping; techno bass; walking; where to pluck; and much more!
(Bass Method). The complete guide to learning rock bass! This book with online audio uses actual songs selected from a myriad of rock genres to help in teaching the key elements of rock bass. Players will learn to play in the style of Sting, Les Claypool, John Entwistle, Paul McCartney, Flea, and many others. Songs include: Another One Bites the Dust * Beast of Burden * Come As You Are * Hey Joe * Money * Roxanne * Smells like Teen Spirit * and more. Lessons include: fingerstyle; slap and pop technique; slides, vibrato, trills, shakes and bends; hammer-ons and pull-offs; harmonics; tapping; standard notation and tablatue; and more. 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.
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. Rock Bass features these lessons: Essential Rock Bass Scales and Shapes Essential Rock Bass Techniques Locking in with the Kick Drum Must-Know Bass Grooves. Songs include: Badge * Come Together * Crazy Little Thing Called Love * Dream On * Free Ride * I Love Rock and Roll * Love Rollercoaster * Maggie May * Paranoid * Sweet Child O' Mine * What's My Age Again * and many more]
(Berklee Guide). Learn the art of creating solid rock bass lines! Whether you're an aspiring or a seasoned bass player, this workshop will help you play with attitude and confidence. It contains a gold mine of riffs and lines found in your favorite rock tunes, exercises to help you develop your own rock bass lines, and strategies for locking in with the drummer and making your line groove. Play along with the killer tracks on the accompanying CD in eight different rock styles.
(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.
"The comprehensive method book for the modern electric bassist including notation and tablature. Today, a good bass player has to be able to play in a wide variety of styles. You have to be able to solo as well as provide a solid groove and the necessary harmonic foundation of a song. This book helps you with more than 150 licks and basic grooves for rock, blues, reggae, funk, jazz, and other styles plus exercises for timing, tapping, slap and other techniques. Learning to play in different positions will help you feel at home on the bass. In addition, a thorough presentation of music theory throughout the text will give you the knowledge you need to branch out into composing, arranging, or producing, or to become a more capable sideman or studio musician. All of the exercises have been recorded on the split-track CD without repeats. Turn the left channel all the way down, and you can practice with just drums, or leave it up to hear the bass part as well. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player looking to improve, this method book will put you on the path to becoming a better bass player."
(Bass Instruction). In this exciting new video/audio/book combo, Mark Michell, bassist for the progressive-rock band Scale the Summit, breaks down the techniques that make him one of the most skilled bassists on the prog-rock scene. Topics include: utilizing the full fretboard; analyzing chords; voicing chords on bass; mixing fretted notes and harmonics; mixing chords and tapping; exploring bass line options; and more! By demonstrating his unique approach to the bass, Mark will help you to unlock your own creative potential! In addition to comprehensive video demonstrations and accompanying notation and tab for each musical example, Advanced Rock Bass includes ten backing tracks, each featuring a unique key center and chord progression, so you can immediately begin to incorporate Mark's techniques into your own playing! The price of this book includes access to video and audio tracks online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside the book. The audio tracks include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, pan left or right available exclusively from Hal Leonard!
(Signature Licks Bass). Experience the freaked-up funk-osity of the Peppers through the creative guitar stylings of phenomenal Flea with this great book/CD pack. Johnson will teach you how to play 16 of the Peppers' finest, including: By the Way * Californication * Give It Away * Higher Ground * My Friends * Scar Tissue * Suck My Kiss * Under the Bridge * and more.
(Bass Builders). There's more to rock bass playing than just following the guitarist's left hand! This book gives you all the tools you need to construct your own bass lines, creatively and effectively, in a rock context. You'll learn: tips on playing position and posture; warm-up exercises; essential scales and rhythms; building with octaves, approach notes and fifths; box shapes, pentatonic scales and blues; rhythmic variations; and more. The CD includes exercises and full-length tunes.
Written in two volumes, these books include 2- and 4- bar rock and jazz-rock beats designed for the modern drummer. Both books are designed to develop the drummer's skill in coordinating their hands and feet. The books also offer the drummer a repertoire of exciting rhythmic patterns.