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