$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
Intervals
Key Signatures
The Circle of 5ths
CHAPTER FOUR: Chords
Triads
Modes of the Major Scale
Minor Scales
Pentatonic and Blues Scales
CHAPTER SEVEN: Rockabilly
Aqua Leather Boots
Jingle, Quake, and Sway
Reeled and Rocked
Country Bass Lines
Blues for the Country
CHAPTER EIGHT: Rock Bass Lines
Classic Rock
Hard Rock and Heavy Metal
Harmonic Metal Minor
Progressive Rock
CHAPTER NINE: Reggae/Jamaican Music
Triads
7th Chords
Chordal Pieces
Funk Rock Groove
Triplets and Swing Eighths
Reading Bass Tablature
Reading Chord Symbols
Conclusion
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Tapping Chords on the Bass
Two-Hand Tapping
Aqua Bossa
Tapping a Shuffle Blues
Reggae Bass Lines
Ska
CHAPTER TEN: Old School Funk
Characteristics of Funk Music
Fingerstyle Funk
The Power of the Groove
The Interpretation of Time
Playing with a Metronome
The Power of Silence
Playing with the Drummer
CHAPTER THREE: The Major Scale
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Licks and Soloing
Rock Licks with the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Blues Scale Licks
Dorian Scale Licks
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER ONE: Getting Started
Half Steps and Whole Steps
The Notes of the Fretboard
7th Chords
Diatonic Harmony
Chord Chart
CHAPTER FIVE: Modes and Scales
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Playing Chords on the Bass
Diminished and Whole Tone Scales
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Latin Bass Lines
Bossa Nova
Samba
Latin Funk in the Style of Jaco Pastorius
Scale Chart
CHAPTER SIX: The Blues
The Blues Form
Major Pentatonic Blues
Bass Patterns for Dominant 7th Blues
Significance of the Major Scale
Time Signatures
Bass Solo
Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scale Bass Patterns
Blues Scale Riffs
12/8 Slow Blues
Slow Blues in 12/8
Huge Spheres of Flame
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
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tapping the Blues
Characteristics of Reggae Music
CHAPTER TWO: The Groove
The Slap & Pop Style
Various Old-School Grooves
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Modern Funk Slap & Pop
Modern Funk Slap & Pop Lines
Various Lines Using Double Thumping and Double Plucking