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