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Alfred Music Publishing Releases Book of Essential Bass Lines for All Musical Styles

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is excited to release Bass Line Encyclopedia, by Tim Ferguson.

Bass Line Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for the modern bassist, containing over 100 bass lines that cover a multitude of musical styles and techniques spanning from the 1950s to the present. Presented in both music notation and TAB, the book features the genres of Chicago blues, Texas blues, surf, doo wop, heavy metal, punk, funk, bebop, modal jazz, reggae, bossa nova, samba, bluegrass, Texas swing, and many more. In addition, each chapter features an introduction with relevant historical information about the genre and the bass-playing style associated with it.

Bass Line Encyclopedia is now available for $16.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at