Ed Friedland – Building Walking Bass Lines

Oct 06 2018

Ed Friedland – Building Walking Bass Lines

Ed Friedland Building Walking Bass Lines PDF. A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing, but it is also used in rock music, blues, rockabilly, R&B, gospel, Latin, country and many other types of music. The term ‘walking’ is used to describe the moving feeling that quarter notes create in the bass part. The specific goal of this book is to familiarize players with the techniques used to build walking bass lines and to make them aware of how the process works. Through the use of 90-minutes’ worth of recorded rhythm tracks, players will...

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James Jamerson – Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Sep 24 2018

James Jamerson – Standing in the Shadows of Motown

James Jamerson Standing in the Shadows of Motown PDF. Bassist James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove – the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands and made it impossible for anyone to sit still while listening to a Motown record. 49 note-for-note transcribed musical scores, two hours of recorded all-star performances. This folio also features a 2-CD set that includes performances of Jamerson’s bass lines by such noted bassists as Geddy Lee of Rush, Will Lee, John Patitucci, John Entwistle of the Who, Francis Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power, and Jack Bruce, just to...

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Josquin Des Pres – Muted Grooves For Bass

Sep 20 2018

Josquin Des Pres – Muted Grooves For Bass

Josquin Des Pres Muted Grooves For Bass PDF. Develop the string muting, string raking, and right-hand techniques used by the greatest legends of bass with this comprehensive exercise book. It includes over 100 practical exercises with audio accompaniments for each. You can easily add a useful and creative technique to your playing. Muted notes (sound) great and really make your licks stand out in funkiness. The many pages or pre exercises are a little boring and repetitive but you can always intermittently skip to the groove section and learn the easiest ones to keep the course interesting. The exercises...

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Josquin des Pres – Bass Fitness: An Exercising Handbook

Sep 07 2018

Josquin des Pres – Bass Fitness: An Exercising Handbook

Josquin des Pres Bass Fitness An Exercising Handbook PDF. A series of technique book/audio packages created for the purposeful building and development of your chops. Each volume is written by an expert in that particular technique. The added use of photos makes the lessons complete! The purpose of this book is to provide the aspiring bass player with a wide variety of finger exercises for developing the techniques necessary to succeed in today’s music scene. It can also play an important role in a bass player’s daily practicing program. The 200 exercises are designed to help increase your speed,...

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Stephan Richter – Progressive Heavy Metal Bass Guitar Licks Volume 1

Aug 24 2018

Stephan Richter – Progressive Heavy Metal Bass Guitar Licks Volume 1

Stephan Richter Progressive Heavy Metal Bass Guitar Licks Volume 1 PDF. From easy to advanced level. Features over 130 ‘Classic’ Heavy Metal Bass Licks played in the styles of the world’s best Heavy Metal Bass Players. Includes slap and two handed tapping licks. You do not need to be able to read music to use this book. Many of the licks are from well known solos or adaptations of these solos. It is important that after a while you begin to play these licks with some variations of your own. Combine the study of these licks with constant playing...

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Alan Dworsky – A Rhythmic Vocabulary

Aug 07 2018

Alan Dworsky – A Rhythmic Vocabulary

A Rhythmic Vocabulary PDF: A Musician’s Guide to Understanding and Improvising With Rhythm. This book is a road map to rhythm for any musician. It’s for guitar players intrigued by the rhythms of world music. It’s for keyboard players who’ve studied scales and chords and now want to study rhythm in a systematic way. It’s for drummers, bass players, and sax players who want to groove and solo with a deeper understanding of rhythmic structure. Whatever your instrument, if you want to play funkier and don’t mind using your head to do it, this book is for you. This...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik (Bass Guitar)

Aug 04 2018

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik (Bass Guitar)

Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik PDF. Bass Recorded Versions. All 17 songs from their smash hit album. Authentic bass guitar transcriptions with notes and tablature for every song from Red Hot Chili Peppers’ classic album. The album covers a surprising variety of styles, from bass-heavy funk (Funky Monks) to sweet melody (Under The Bridge), from hip-hop (Give It Away) to metal (Blood Sugar Sex Magic), with every known emotion represented! If you are a big Chili Pepper fan and play the bass guitar, then this book is essential! Blood, Sugar, Sex Magik, is one of the...

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Edward Ayola – Winning Rhythms

Jul 19 2018

Edward Ayola – Winning Rhythms

Edward Ayola Winning Rhythms PDF. Winning Rhythms perfects rhythmic skills for all students, all instruments. Use it in your class. Use it in private lessons. You can even use Winning Rhythms without an instrument, clapping the rhythms. Later, add the bow or fingers. As your students become more rhythmically confident, they can play the rhythm patterns with scales. In no time at all, while their rhythm improves, they’ll learn scales and fingering techniques too! It starts very simple and is very accessible for early rhythm learning, but also advances to more complex rhythms fairly quickly to challenge even older...

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Gary Willis – Ultimate Ear Training for Guitar and Bass

Jul 16 2018

Gary Willis – Ultimate Ear Training for Guitar and Bass

Gary Willis Ultimate Ear Training for Guitar and Bass PDF. Gary Willis is well known within the bass community as one of its shining lights. He is a fierily original soloist and has a virtuosic technique that allows him to lay down some of the funkiest 16th note grooves out there. He is also an original thinker too – just about anything he has to say on the topic of the bass guitar is worth listening to. The book starts off simply with major scale intervals and labels. It progresses to the minor scale and the intervals within the...

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Leo Traversa – Fusion: A Study In Contemporary Music For The Bass

Jul 07 2018

Leo Traversa – Fusion: A Study In Contemporary Music For The Bass

Leo Traversa Fusion: A Study In Contemporary Music For The Bass PDF. The genre Fusion, as the name implies, is a blend of many styles and influences. This book and CD utilize four tunes as a basis to show how this fusion-blending process occurs and expose you to major trends that exist. The CD contains a performance demo and then a version without the bass for you to play-along. In this book, the subject of contemporary fusion is covered progressively. Simply read the first chart and listen to it. Then read and listen to the last 2 and you...

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