$19.99
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.
TITLE COMPOSER
Augmented and Diminished Chords
Funky G
Octaves
Octa Funk
Dotted Eighth Note
Samba in D
CHAPTER FIVE
Sixteenth Notes
Rockin' the House in C
Ballad in G
Tuning Your Bass
8th-Note Rockabilly
About the Author
Chords of the Major Scale
I-IV-V Chord Progression
I-IV-V Reggae
I-vi-IV-V Chord Progression
Introduction
I-vi-IV-V Bass Lines
I-vi-IV-V in A
I-vi-IV-V Eighth-Note Boogie
CHAPTER SEVEN
How to Use This Book
CHAPTER ONE
Buying Your Bass
Amplifiers
Introducing the Blues
Three-String Reggae
Lesson 5: Notes on the 4th String
Notes on All Four Strings
All Four One
Reggae in A Minor
The Dorian Mode
Dorian Dance
A Dorian Rock Riff
Dotted Quarter Note
Slap & Pop with 10ths
Bass Fingerboard Chart
Rock 'n' Roll Bass Line in D
Rockin' with Eighths in G
The Key of F Major
Halves & Eighths in F
The Key of D Major
Slap & Pop Bass Lines
Accidentals
Key Signatures---The Key of G Major
3 Chords in G
The Slap
Slap Bass Lines
The Pop
Lesson 6: The Major Scale
The Tie
Terrific Ties
Mixolydian Riffs
D Mixolydian Riff
More Mixo
Towering Ties
Blues with Mixo
The Repeat Sign
8 Bars in C
Tune for Twelve
CHAPTER NINE
Funk
Syncopation
Funk in E
Eighth Notes
Funk for Two
High C
The Mixolydian Mode
The Eighth-Note Triplet
Eighth-Note Triplet Blues
CHAPTER SIX
Bass Tablature
The Blues Quick Four
Blues Turnarounds
Major Pentatonic Scale
Rockabilly Blues
Parts of the Bass
Holding the Bass
The Left Hand
The Right Hand
Lesson 1: The Open Strings
Swingin' with 8ths
CHAPTER TWO
Reading Music---Pitch
Reading Music---Time
CHAPTER THREE
Dominant 7th Chords
Dominant 7th Rockabilly Groove
8ths Are Dominant
Swing Eighth Notes
Country Kid
Review of G and F Major
Boogie in G
Major Dots in F
Cut Time
Lesson 3: Notes on the 2nd String
Notes on the 1st and 2nd String
Lesson 4: Notes on the 3rd String
16-Bar Blues in G
Blues Scale
Blues Scale Riff Tune
CHAPTER EIGHT
Notes on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Strings
Minor 7th Chord
Lesson 2: Notes on the 1st String
Dotted Half Note Time
Triple Treat
Bluesy 8th Swing
Slow Blues
Take It Slow
Mixing Matters
16-Bar Blues
Major Chords
Major Chords in G
Minor Chords
Major and Minor Chord Tune
Intervals of the Major Scale
CHAPTER FOUR
Introduction to Slap & Pop
Eight to the Bar
The Eighth Rest
Rasta Riff
Muted Notes
Muted Note Funk
Muted but Heard
Dotted Eighth Note 8-Bar Blues in C