Ron Carter – Building Jazz Bass Lines

Feb 27 2014

Ron Carter – Building Jazz Bass Lines

In this book/CD pack, bass legend Ron Carter illustrates step by step the basic concepts of creating bass lines; constructing lines using non-harmonic tones and diverse rhythms; playing in fast tempos; and developing tone and pitch. Includes a play-along CD with an all-star rhythm section and isolated bass parts, so players can listen to Ron play the sample written lines, practice them with the CD, then create their own lines with the guitar, piano and drums backing them up. Is a nice book for beginners, gives examples of blues in most major keys, some examples in minor keys. The...

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Best of Incubus: Transcribed Scores

Feb 02 2014

Best of Incubus: Transcribed Scores

Note-for-note transcriptions for every instrument and lyric on 8 great Incubus songs from Make Yourself and Morning View. This book contains authentic full band scores, arranged for guitars, vocals, bass and drums, essential for all those Incubus fans! Incubus is a refreshing innovator of today’s music, and this book is an essential to any guitarist, bassist, or drummer who loves the band. It features full transcriptions with tablature.  The songs are printed in “score” form, which lays out the different instrument parts nicely but uses many pages to print the entire song. Songs include: Pardon Me Stellar Nice To...

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Sean Malone – Bass Method: A Practical, Easy to Use Guide

Apr 04 2012

Sean Malone – Bass Method: A Practical, Easy to Use Guide

Bass players of all levels will find a wealth of practical music knowledge in this special book and CD package. Acclaimed bassist and music theory professor Sean Malone will take you on a journey through the fascinating realm of the written language of music, using easy-to-understand terms and concepts, music examples, diagrams, and much more. The accompanying audio CD provides 96 tracks of examples, demonstrations, and play-alongs. Lessons include: Properties of Sound Fundamentals Rhythm and Meter Scales and Modes Intervals Keys Chords Bass Notation Standard notation and Tablature Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 64 pages Download Sean Malone...

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers – Bass Signature Licks

Jan 22 2012

The Red Hot Chili Peppers – Bass Signature Licks

Flea is one of the most distinctive and eclectic funk-rock bass players on the planet and his sound is at the core of the Chili Peppers’ fusion of funk, punk, rap and rock. This book and CD package provides a detailed step-by-step breakdown of his bass style and technique. Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favourite musician. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a musician the trademark techniques of popular artists and musical styles. Each package features an in-depth breakdown of the riffs and sounds unique...

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