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