Beginning Bass for Adults
The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Bass
By Dave Overthrow
Item: 00-40272
UPC: 038081448985
ISBN 10: 073909307X
ISBN 13: 9780739093078
PRICE: $19.99
Series: For Adults
Category: Bass Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Bass Guitar
This fun and friendly step-by-step introduction to bass is written with the adult learner in mind. It is both a great self-teaching book and a great method for use with an instructor. Beginning Bass for Adults covers how to play scales, bass lines, and songs with easy-to-read examples in standard music notation and TAB. Blues, rock, reggae, and funk styles are covered, plus exciting techniques like slap & pop. In addition, detailed photographs and diagrams help simplify the learning process. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book is included.
The Repeat Sign
8 Bars in C
Tune for Twelve
Eighth Notes
Funk for Two
Muted Notes
Muted Note Funk
Muted but Heard
Eight to the Bar
Introduction to Slap & Pop
Sixteenth Notes
Rockin' the House in C
Lesson 1: The Open Strings
Lesson 2: Notes on the 1st String
Dotted Half Note Time
Blues Scale
Blues Scale Riff Tune
Key Signatures---The Key of G Major
3 Chords in G
The Key of D Major
Rock 'n' Roll Bass Line in D
Slap & Pop with 10ths
Bass Fingerboard Chart
Rockin' with Eighths in G
How to Use This Book
Buying Your Bass
Blues Turnarounds
Major Pentatonic Scale
Rockabilly Blues
8th-Note Rockabilly
Slap & Pop Bass Lines
The Eighth Rest
Rasta Riff
The Slap
Slap Bass Lines
The Pop
Parts of the Bass
Holding the Bass
The Left Hand
Dominant 7th Chords
Dominant 7th Rockabilly Groove
8ths Are Dominant
Swing Eighth Notes
Chords of the Major Scale
I-IV-V Chord Progression
I-IV-V Reggae
I-vi-IV-V Chord Progression
I-vi-IV-V Bass Lines
Samba in D
Ballad in G
Funky G
Octa Funk
Dotted Eighth Note
Intervals of the Major Scale
The Eighth-Note Triplet
Eighth-Note Triplet Blues
Bass Tablature
Dotted Eighth Note 8-Bar Blues in C
Tuning Your Bass
Reading Music---Pitch
Reading Music---Time
16-Bar Blues in G
Mixing Matters
Lesson 3: Notes on the 2nd String
Notes on the 1st and 2nd String
Reggae in A Minor
The Dorian Mode
Dorian Dance
Lesson 4: Notes on the 3rd String
A Dorian Rock Riff
Towering Ties
Funk in E
About the Author
The Blues Quick Four
The Right Hand
Swingin' with 8ths
The Key of F Major
Halves & Eighths in F
Dotted Quarter Note
Review of G and F Major
Boogie in G
Major Dots in F
Cut Time
Country Kid
Major Chords
Major Chords in G
Minor Chords
Major and Minor Chord Tune
Augmented and Diminished Chords
Triple Treat
Minor 7th Chord
I-vi-IV-V in A
I-vi-IV-V Eighth-Note Boogie
Introducing the Blues
High C
Lesson 6: The Major Scale
The Tie
Terrific Ties
Blues with Mixo
Bluesy 8th Swing
Slow Blues
Take It Slow
16-Bar Blues
All Four One
More Mixo
Notes on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Strings
Three-String Reggae
Lesson 5: Notes on the 4th String
Notes on All Four Strings
The Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Riffs
D Mixolydian Riff