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