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