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Rock Bass W/cd



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The comprehensive method book for the modern electric bassist including notation and tablature. Today, a good bass player has to be able to play in a wide variety of styles. You have to be able to solo as well as provide a solid groove and the necessary harmonic foundation of a song. This book helps you with more than 150 licks and basic grooves for rock, blues, reggae, funk, jazz, and other styles plus exercises for timing, tapping, slap and other techniques. Learning to play in different positions will help you feel at home on the bass. In addition, a thorough presentation of music theory throughout the text will give you the knowledge you need to branch out into composing, arranging, or producing, or to become a more capable sideman or studio musician. All of the exercises have been recorded on the split-track CD without repeats. Turn the left channel all the way down, and you can practice with just drums, or leave it up to hear the bass part as well. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player looking to improve, this method book will put you on the path to becoming a better bass player. General Comments Practicing Tips Timing Practicing with the CD Playing Together - The Groove Bass Posture Music Notation and Tuning The Right Hand - Playing the Strings The Left Hand - Fingering Overview of Instructional Content Open Strings Bass Notation Note Lengths Muting Rest Lengths Dead Notes I. Position Double Bass Fingering II. Position Legato and Staccato Enharmonic Equivalents Changing Positions III. Position The Major Scale - C Major IV. Position Intervals V. Position Chords VI. Position Dotted Notes Minor Scales Minor Chords VII. Position Tertiary Rhythm - The Triplet VIII. Position The Pentatonic Scales Hammer-On and Pull-Off IX. Position Slap Bass Pop Attack - Popping the String Slides X. Position Playing Chords - Playing Multiple Notes The Blues Form The Blues Scale XI. Position Odd Meters The Diatonic Scales (Modes) XII. Position Guitar Fingerings Natural Harmonics XIII. Position Concert Guitar-Finger Picking Bending XIV. Position Ornamentations Tapping Fretless Bass Vibrato Styles The Blues Rock n' Roll - Rhythm 'n' Blues Rock - Hard Rock - Heavy Metal - Rock Ballads - Slow Rock - Country Rock - Folk Rock Soul - Funk Jazz Latin Music - Bossa Nova - Samba - Mambo - Salsa Reggae Equipment Tips Appendix Fret and Notation Table Major and Parallel Minor Scales Chord Table Scale Table Suggested Reading Suggested Listening Special Symbols

Product Number: 610108E
Format: Book/CD Set
ISBN: 3932587987
UPC: 796279084864
ISBN13: 9783932587986
Series: AMA Verlag
Publisher: AMA Verlag
Date Published: 3/20/2002