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.
Lesson 2: Notes on the 1st String
Swing Eighth Notes
Reading Music---Pitch
Reading Music---Time
Lesson 1: The Open Strings
8th-Note Rockabilly
Dominant 7th Chords
Dominant 7th Rockabilly Groove
8ths Are Dominant
Bass Tablature
Intervals of the Major Scale
Major Chords
Major Chords in G
Cut Time
Country Kid
Samba in D
Sixteenth Notes
Rockabilly Blues
Minor Chords
Notes on the 1st and 2nd String
Take It Slow
Dotted Half Note Time
Triple Treat
Mixing Matters
Lesson 3: Notes on the 2nd String
Swingin' with 8ths
Bluesy 8th Swing
Slow Blues
Lesson 4: Notes on the 3rd String
Notes on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Strings
Three-String Reggae
Lesson 5: Notes on the 4th String
16-Bar Blues
16-Bar Blues in G
Blues Scale
Blues Scale Riff Tune
Notes on All Four Strings
All Four One
High C
Lesson 6: The Major Scale
The Tie
Minor 7th Chord
Reggae in A Minor
The Dorian Mode
Dorian Dance
Terrific Ties
A Dorian Rock Riff
I-vi-IV-V Chord Progression
I-vi-IV-V Bass Lines
I-vi-IV-V in A
I-vi-IV-V Eighth-Note Boogie
Buying Your Bass
Parts of the Bass
Holding the Bass
The Left Hand
The Right Hand
Tuning Your Bass
Introducing the Blues
The Blues Quick Four
Blues Turnarounds
Major Pentatonic Scale
Dotted Eighth Note
Dotted Eighth Note 8-Bar Blues in C
The Eighth-Note Triplet
Eighth-Note Triplet Blues
Towering Ties
The Repeat Sign
8 Bars in C
Tune for Twelve
The Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Riffs
D Mixolydian Riff
More Mixo
Eighth Notes
Blues with Mixo
How to Use This Book
I-IV-V Reggae
The Key of D Major
Muted but Heard
Key Signatures---The Key of G Major
3 Chords in G
Funk for Two
Muted Notes
Muted Note Funk
Halves & Eighths in F
Slap & Pop Bass Lines
Dotted Quarter Note
Review of G and F Major
Boogie in G
Slap & Pop with 10ths
Bass Fingerboard Chart
About the Author
Major and Minor Chord Tune
Augmented and Diminished Chords
Chords of the Major Scale
I-IV-V Chord Progression
Rock 'n' Roll Bass Line in D
Rockin' with Eighths in G
The Key of F Major
Introduction to Slap & Pop
The Slap
Slap Bass Lines
The Pop
Rockin' the House in C
Ballad in G
Funky G
Eight to the Bar
The Eighth Rest
Rasta Riff
Funk in E
Octa Funk
Major Dots in F