Marc Ensign – Slappin’

May 17 2017

Marc Ensign – Slappin’

Marc Ensign – Slappin’ A Complete Study of Slap Technique for Bass. Gleaned from years of teaching, performance, and listening experience -bass players at all levels will benefit from studying the numerous exercises, grooves, and musical examples offered in this book. Whether you are into funk, RB, fusion, jazz, rock, punk, reggae, alternative music, or any other style; the slap technique will find a niche in your bass playing vocabulary. Chapter headings include: Technique, Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs, Ghost Notes, Left Hand Slap, Open Strings, Double Slap, Double Stops, Double Pops, Other Licks and Tricks, and Advanced Grooves Solos Using...

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David Baker – A Creative Approach To Practicing Jazz

May 07 2017

David Baker – A Creative Approach To Practicing Jazz

A much heralded jazz practice method from leading educator/performer David Baker. David condenses a wealth of experience and knowledge into practice-specific ideas and exercises for all musicians. Subjects covered include practice goals, techniques and strategies, hearing, transcribing, playing with play-a-longs and “actual” recordings, tune memorization, self evaluation and much more. For any C, Eb, Bb, or bass instrument. Intermediate, advanced. This is not a book filled with licks. It is a book filled with concepts that you apply to your own, or standards, or be-bop. It is a good book, but hard work. There is a lot of work...

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Chris Kringel – Bass Method: Funk Bass

Apr 23 2017

Chris Kringel – Bass Method: Funk Bass

A Guide to the Techniques and Philosophies of Funk Bass. The Funk Bass Method is your complete guide to learning funk bass. It uses real funk songs to teach you the basics of grooving and soloing funk bass in the style of Flea, Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller, Rocco Prestia, and many others. This book includes such lessons as: Slap and Pop Technique; Fingerstyle; Slides, Vibrato, Trills, Shakes, and Bends; Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs; Grooving in The Pocket; Melodic Soloing; Advanced Techniques; Equipment And Sound; Standard Notation And Tablature. This is an EXCELLENT book to begin playing Funk on a bass...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 21 – 25

Apr 14 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 21 – 25

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 21: Gettin’ It Together. For all musicians regardless of ability! If you use this set with Volume 1, you will have a solid foundation to meet any new challenge. This...

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Tony Oppenheim – Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass

Apr 05 2017

Tony Oppenheim – Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass

Learn the coolest, funkiest and most dynamic of Bass guitar techniques with this fantastic book of funk studies. Slap It! is one of the most successful slap and pop methods, and, since its release, has become a must-have for electric bass players wanting to learn more about playing and sight-reading slap bass lines. Tony Oppenheim’s fabulous collection of funk studies is comprehensive with a massive 151 exercises to learn, hone and master this wrist wrangling and finger popping technique, all in standard notation and Bass tablature. A CD is included which contains examples of the most important studies. This...

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Patrick Pfeiffer – Daily Grooves for Bass

Mar 30 2017

Patrick Pfeiffer – Daily Grooves for Bass

New York City bassist and teacher Patrick Pfeiffer has created a regimen that will teach the developing bassist how to become truly great, through practice, discipline, and perseverance. But who said it has to be boring? Daily Grooves for Bass is jam-packed with a different groove for every day of the year and these funky, hip, and inspiring exercises will get newcomers reading and playing grooves worthy of any bassist’s repertoire. Bassists can forget the chore of trudging through a typical exercise book, as grooves are limited to one or two measures and then repeat, just like bass grooves...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 16 – 20

Mar 25 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 16 – 20

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 16: Turnarounds, Cycles & II/V7s. Intermediate/Advanced. If you have been working on playing scales, chords, and harmony in general, this set is the next step towards getting your ears and...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 12 – 15

Mar 04 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 12 – 15

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 12, 13, 14, 15 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 12: Duke Ellington. Intermediate. Some of the most famous jazz standards in the world from rich, lush ballads to crisp and light swing tunes that every jobbing musician should know. An...

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Chuck Archard – Building Bass Lines

Feb 24 2017

Chuck Archard – Building Bass Lines

This book teaches everything you need to know to create great bass lines. An easy-to-use, step-by-step approach to basic theory is given as a foundation, and then the essential styles-and many styles within each style-are explored from the bass point of view. Learn how the bass fits into the group, the important bass techniques for each style and even what tempos to expect. Bass players, arrangers and composers alike will love the hundreds of tips and sample bass lines. A CD demonstrating all the examples and for playing along is available. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 96 pages...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 6 – 11

Feb 23 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 6 – 11

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 6: Charlie Parker – All Bird. Intermediate/Advanced. The essence of modern music is Bebop; considered by many to be the most important music of the 20th century. This set...

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