$19.99
The Bass Style Resource
A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring New Techniques and Styles from Heavy Metal to Jazz
By Dave Overthrow
Item: 00-39295
UPC: 038081439853
ISBN 10: 0739089099
ISBN 13: 9780739089095
PRICE: $19.99
Series: Style Resource Series
Category: Bass Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Bass Guitar
You've learned the basics of bass, so now it’s time to explore new styles and techniques to help you become a well-rounded and more knowledgeable player. With The Bass Style Resource, you will be exposed to a variety of musical influences that will help you create a unique, original, and exciting sound. You’ll discover secrets of how to "lock in" with the drummer and make the band sound great, learn about important players, and understand what goes into creating an exceptional bass part. Dig in and explore new concepts that will unleash your inner musical potential. The included CD clearly demonstrates the musical examples in the book.

* Explore a wide variety of bass lines from blues and reggae to funk and heavy metal
* Learn about the styles and recordings of pioneering players
* Master techniques such as fingerstyle funk, slap & pop, playing chords, muted notes, and two-handed tapping
* How to keep good time and really lock in with the drummer
* Includes sample licks and tips on soloing
TITLE COMPOSER
Scale Chart
CHAPTER SIX: The Blues
The Blues Form
Major Pentatonic Blues
Characteristics of Reggae Music
CHAPTER FOUR: Chords
Triads
7th Chords
Diatonic Harmony
Chord Chart
The Interpretation of Time
Playing with a Metronome
The Power of Silence
Bass Solo
Conclusion
Playing with the Drummer
Reeled and Rocked
Bass Patterns for Dominant 7th Blues
Diminished and Whole Tone Scales
The Slap & Pop Style
Various Old-School Grooves
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Modern Funk Slap & Pop
Modern Funk Slap & Pop Lines
Fingerstyle Funk
Various Lines Using Double Thumping and Double Plucking
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
Triads
7th Chords
Chordal Pieces
Funk Rock Groove
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Latin Bass Lines
Bossa Nova
Samba
Latin Funk in the Style of Jaco Pastorius
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Playing Chords on the Bass
CHAPTER FIVE: Modes and Scales
Modes of the Major Scale
Minor Scales
Pentatonic and Blues Scales
Slow Blues in 12/8
CHAPTER ONE: Getting Started
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Tapping Chords on the Bass
Half Steps and Whole Steps
The Notes of the Fretboard
Time Signatures
Two-Hand Tapping
Aqua Bossa
Tapping a Shuffle Blues
Triplets and Swing Eighths
Tapping the Blues
Reading Bass Tablature
Reading Chord Symbols
CHAPTER TWO: The Groove
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Licks and Soloing
Rock Licks with the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Blues Scale Licks
CHAPTER SEVEN: Rockabilly
Aqua Leather Boots
Jingle, Quake, and Sway
Huge Spheres of Flame
Country Bass Lines
Blues for the Country
CHAPTER EIGHT: Rock Bass Lines
Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scale Bass Patterns
Blues Scale Riffs
12/8 Slow Blues
CHAPTER TWELVE: Jazz---Walking Bass
Beginning Walking Bass Lines---Chord Tones
Intermediate Walking Bass Lines---Scale Tones
Advanced Walking Bass Lines---Approach Notes, Chromatic Tones, and Rhythmic Activity
Blue Neighbors
The Power of the Groove
Dorian Scale Licks
CHAPTER THREE: The Major Scale
Significance of the Major Scale
Intervals
Key Signatures
The Circle of 5ths
Classic Rock
Hard Rock and Heavy Metal
Harmonic Metal Minor
Progressive Rock
CHAPTER NINE: Reggae/Jamaican Music
Reggae Bass Lines
Ska
CHAPTER TEN: Old School Funk
Characteristics of Funk Music