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