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