Bass Guitar Method/Instruction

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  • Walking Jazz Lines for Bass Guitar - Book and CD
    Item # QIU233623
    | Mfg # 99605BCD
    | UPC # 796279075350
    This book is designed to help bassists create beginning to advanced walking patterns (smooth-sounding lines) that can be used in jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, Latin and country music. By explaining the basics of intervals, chords, and scales the author builds a framework for understanding bass line patterns. Then the book presents one- and two-measure patterns that can be used in playing the blues, rhythm changes, the II-V-I progression, and 20 p...
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  • Electric Bass Method Volume 1
    Item # QIU164082
    | Mfg # 93234
    | UPC # 796279000475
    The most widely-used introductory bass method available! Both Volumes I and II present a standard notation approach to reading solo and arpeggio studies for four string bass. Included in Volume I are the rudiments of playing, plus handy charts of arpeggios featuring major, minor, augmented, diminished, and seventh chords, plus upper harmonic extensions. Volume II continues with studies, scales, walking bass patterns, and more. Applicable to any s...
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  • J. S. Bach for Bass Instructional Book & CD by Johann Sebastian Bach
    Item # QIU254858
    | Mfg # 95254BCD
    | UPC # 796279042697
    Johann Sebastian Bach is recognized as one of the world's supremely great musicians. Known primarily as an organist and then only later recognized as a composer, Bach transformed the conventional structures of preludes and fugues. J.S. Bach for Bass will open up a whole new world of phrasing for the aspiring bassist. Selections include Prelude #1 in C Major, Suite #1 in G Major, Suite #2 in D Minor, Suite #3 in C Major, Partita #1 in B Minor, Par...
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  • Bass Guitar for Dummies - Book with CD
    Item # QIU217225
    | Mfg # 764524879
    | UPC #
    Get ready to rock and roll on the bass - even if you can't read music! This instrumental guide shows you how, with expert advice in everything from choosing your bass to playing basic scales to improvising lead solos. You'll discover how to tune your bass and keep it in great shape, as well as left- and right-hand techniques, timing tips, and in-depth examples in various musical styles. The companion CD includes the author demonstrating rhythms s...
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  • Comping Styles for Bass: Funk - Bass Guitar Method Book with CD
    Item # QIU217223
    | Mfg # 20629BCD
    | UPC # 796279095631
    The ability to read, play, and make a convincing, consistent groove in a sixteenth note rhythm is one of the more formidable challenges facing a contemporary rhythm section player. This book attempts to address that challenge by supplying chord progressions with different syncopated rhythmic patterns. Practice of these exercises will lead to an understanding of the style, and ability to execute the rhythms common to funk. Comping Styles for Bass ...
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  • Electric Bass Method Volume 2 - Book
    Item # QIU168761
    | Mfg # 93235
    | UPC # 796279000505
    The most widely used beginning bass method available! Presents note reading, solo playing, and chord arpeggio studies. Included are handy charts of arpeggios featuring major, minor, augmented, diminished, seventh chords, and even upper harmonic extensions. Applicable to any style of music, this method has gained acceptance as the foundational text for electric bass study.
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  • Scale Studies for Bass: Major Scales and Arpeggios - Bass Guitar Method Book
    Item # QIU236279
    | Mfg # 20610
    | UPC # 796279093545
    This is the first of a series of books from Dino Monoxelos. He developed this book after years of teaching the importance of learning arpeggios and scales in all twelve keys to his students. This of course is only one facet of being a great bass player but, knowing your scales and arpeggios is one of the keys to developing new and creative bass lines. Whether you are a student of jazz, or a full on heavy metal monster, this book will help you to ...
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  • 101 Amazing Jazz Bass Patterns
    Item # QIU173869
    | Mfg # 97336BCD
    | UPC # 796279050746
    This book/CD set teaches 101 jazz bass patterns played over chords and chord progressions that are fundamental to the harmonic language of jazz. This is a very useful collection of major, Dorian, and Mixolydian patterns, eight bar patterns, turnaround patterns, and more. Because each pattern is played over a common chord progression, it will be easy to apply these examples in performance. In addition, you'll experience a noticeable improvement in...
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  • 50 Modal Slap Bass Workouts QWIKGUIDE
    Item # QIU228627
    | Mfg # 99364BCD
    | UPC # 796279073479
    This book was created for the bassist who has mastered the basics of slap bass and wants to expand his or her skills. Many of this book's examples were written to fine tune individual string control -- the ability to thumb or pop on any string at any time. Individual string control is one of the most common weaknesses with slap bass students. Some of this book's examples are common fingerstyle workouts that are arranged for slapping. Developing t...
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  • 50 Two-Hand Tapping Workouts for Electric Bass QWIKGUIDE
    Item # QIU228628
    | Mfg # 99365BCD
    | UPC # 796279073486
    In two-hand tapping on electric bass, your right and left hands both play notes. This is a fairly new concept on bass. New techniques and ideas are being created regularly. Tapping is being applied to all sorts of musical styles including blues, alternative, jazz, funk, and even classical. This book presents 50 brief exercises to practice the tapping technique, with each example demonstrated on the accompanying CD. Try applying the techniques in ...
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  • All Blues Scale for Jazz Guitar
    Item # QIU173873
    | Mfg # 98452BCD
    | UPC # 796279067393
    The only book to exclusively focus on the blues scales as it applies to jazz guitar. This book features a wealth of information, including many scale patterns, six complete solos, and diverse accompanying grooves that use a wide array of chords, tempos, and rhythmic feels. By: Jim Ferguson Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Format: Book/CD Set Length: 32 pages
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  • Bass Bible
    Item # QIU190097
    | Mfg # 610164E
    | UPC # 796279075527
    The English bassist Paul Westwood is one of the most in demand bass players of our time. His Bass Bible is the ultimate method book for every bass player. It contains a fascinating journey through the world of techniques, styles, grooves, and their evolution, using more than 1000 musical examples in all! This book is designed like a dictionary of musical phrases, which can be opened at the point that interests you. Learning a whole series of musi...
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