Ray Brown’s Bass Method

Feb 06 2017

Ray Brown’s Bass Method

Ray Brown Bass Method PDF: Essential Scales, Patterns, and Exercises. Legendary jazz bassist Ray Brown reveals his lessons and teaching philosophy in this in-depth book. Ray Brown presents his foundation for playing in this book. It is a study on finger positions, scales, and chords. It is an Etude book with an edge. Most exercises are presented in an easy to understand manner, that should help any Jazz Bass player ” be mo, like Ray!” This isn’t really a method book; the subtitle, “Essential Scales, Patterns and Exercises” describes it better. As an adjunct to other study material it’s...

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Stuart Clayton – Ultimate Slap Bass: Beginner Level

Jan 09 2017

Stuart Clayton – Ultimate Slap Bass: Beginner Level

Ultimate Slap Bass Beginner Level – Bass Techniques Book 1. Ultimate Slap Bass is one of the most popular books ever written on the slap bass technique. In this book, the first in the series of three, the technique is covered from the absolute basics. The book starts with basic slapping and popping technique and moves on to cover ghost notes, using hammer-ons and pull-offs. It also covers popular scales and modes for the slap technique and includes a detailed history of the slap bass technique. There are 63 exercises in this book and all have free backing tracks...

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Jerry Bergonzi – Melodic Rhythms Volume 4

Dec 12 2016

Jerry Bergonzi – Melodic Rhythms Volume 4

Time and rhythm are king! Number one! We are constantly aware of this fact when we are playing or listening to improvised music. All notes seem to sound good when they are played with good time. Even melodies that use wrong notes sound good when played with good time. What often packages a good time feel are the rhythms a particular artist chooses to use. This book hopefully lends some insight into practicing and playing creative rhythms in a melodic way. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). *In some cases CD is embedded in the PDF. Recommended software –...

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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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