Josquin Des Pres – J.S. Bach For Bass

Oct 30 2016

Josquin Des Pres – J.S. Bach For Bass

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). At a young age this German composer would demonstrate his tremendous ability and, in time, be recognized as one of the supremely great musicians of the world. To his contemporaries, he was known primarily as an organist, and a century was to pass before he would be recognized as a composer. Bach transformed the conventional structures of Preludes and Fugues. While helping to improve technique and develop the ear, learning these J.S. Bach pieces will open up a whole new world of phrasing for the aspiring player. This streamlined volume contains 10 pieces by J.S....

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Sean Malone – A Portrait Of Jaco: The Solos Collection

Oct 09 2016

Sean Malone – A Portrait Of Jaco: The Solos Collection

Explore the technical brilliance and musical genius of the greatest electric bassist the world has ever known. This book features highly detailed analysis of 12 of Jaco’s epic bass solos. Accurate transcriptions of the best and most forward-looking solos in Jaco’s canon. The accompanying explanations and contextual material make great sense and are most welcome. If you’re a bass player, just get it. You won’t regret it. Malone points out what Jaco did stylistically and with note selection that gave him that elusive characteristic “signature sound” that only the truly great musicians had. The title was very clear. This...

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Jerry Bergonzi – Pentatonics Volume 2

Oct 04 2016

Jerry Bergonzi – Pentatonics Volume 2

Jerry Bergonzi Pentatonics PDF and Mp3. This is a method book designed for all instruments. Chord changes are included for C Concert, Bb and Eb instruments. The accompanying recording has been designed for use in conjunction with the text. There are 18 tunes for you to play along with, featuring Renato Chicco on piano, Dave Santoro on bass and Adam Nussbaum on drums, plus eight demonstration tracks performed by the author on tenor saxophone. This is not a book of licks… if you’re looking for that, this book is not for you. But if you want concepts and exercises...

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Ultimate Bass Play-Along – Led Zeppelin Volume 2

Sep 22 2016

Ultimate Bass Play-Along – Led Zeppelin Volume 2

All new transcriptions and tracks drawn from more than 30 years of documentation, interviews, and recorded footage. These TABs and tracks deliver unprecedented accuracy and insight into the music of Led Zeppelin. This book includes complete music notation and TAB transcriptions to eight Led Zeppelin classics. There are two versions of every song on the included CDs: an instrumental sound-alike recording, and an instrumental accompaniment track (without bass) so you can play along. When you use the CDs in your Mac or Windows-based computer, the TNT (Tone ‘N’ Tempo) Changer lets you easily loop sections for practice, slow tracks...

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Ultimate Bass Play-Along – Pink Floyd

Sep 03 2016

Ultimate Bass Play-Along – Pink Floyd

Ultimate Play-Along series gives you everything you need to jam with your favorite songs. This book includes authentic TAB transcriptions, music notation, lyrics, and chords to nine Pink Floyd classics. There are two versions of every song on the included CDs: a full-performance track with an amazing sound-alike recording, and a professional accompaniment track so you can play along. When you use the CDs in your Mac or Windows-based computer, the TNT (Tone N Tempo) Changer lets you easily loop sections for practice, change the key, slow tracks down or speed them up without changing the pitch, and switch...

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Legendary Bass Guitar Songs

Aug 24 2016

Legendary Bass Guitar Songs

This lavishly produced volume is the ultimate collection of songs for bass guitarists. Carefully selected, meticulously edited and beautifully presented, these 39 titles document some of the greatest performances by the great bass guitarists. The compilation features studio giants such as Motown legend James Jamerson and Carol Kaye; classic rock tracks by Jack Bruce, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney and John Entwistle; Jazz Fusion virtuosity from Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke, funk from James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, and other great songs by AC/DC, the Clash, the Police, Iron Maiden, Stevie Wonder and many, many more....

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Terry Burrows – How To Read Music

Aug 15 2016

Terry Burrows – How To Read Music

How To Read Music is a self-contained audio-visual tutor. In ten lessons, you will learn the basics of sight reading as well as the general principles of music theory. New ideas of increasing complexity are systematically introduced as you proceed through the course. These are reinforced by frequent reading and listening exercises. When you complete the course you’ll find that you have enough knowledge to understand even the most demanding pieces of music. This book is an ideal primer for musicians of every level, from the complete novice to the expert player who never learned music theory, or who...

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Richard Laird – Improvising Jazz Bass

Aug 14 2016

Richard Laird – Improvising Jazz Bass

Improvising Jazz Bass composed by Richard Laird. Tunes and exercises in the styles of Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, Jaco Pastorius, and others presented to provide a well-rounded improvisational background. Plus professional insights into jazz scales, rhythms, tonal concepts, equipment, and more. Includes a bibliography and discography. Tells you all you need to know in order to play a variety of contemporary styles successfully. Important chapters on Fundamentals of Technique, Positioning, Scales, Making a Walking Bass Line, Developing an Idea and much more. Richard Laird has performed throughout the world with many of the leading jazz artists of today includeing...

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Larry McCabe – Famous Blues Bass Lines

Jul 31 2016

Larry McCabe – Famous Blues Bass Lines

Blues music is a sturdy, adaptable music that reflects many shades of emotions and lends itself to numerous stylistic interpretations. This 5 1/2″ by 8″ QWIKGUIDE is designed to help the bassist become more versatile. Each blues bass pattern in this book is played over four bars of C7. By practicing all 50 licks over the same chord progression, students can learn the basic concept of improvisation: how to play a variety of musical phrases over the same chord or chord changes. Each example is written in both notation and tablature exactly as it is recorded. The accompanying CD,...

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Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power

Jul 26 2016

Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power

A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass. This Play-It-Like-It-Is Bass book/CD pack allows bassists to learn Rocco’s authentic bass parts. The songbook includes full transcriptions with tab for eight songs, a bio on Rocco, and his performance notes for each tune. The special accompanying CD features performances by Rocco along with Tower of Power members Larry Braggs (vocals), Dave Garibaldi (drums), Roger Smith (keyboards) and Jeff Tamelier (guitar) on four TOP classics plus four new grooves created especially for this book! Tracks on the...

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