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