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  • Chord Studies for Electric Bass

    This method thoroughly covers basic and extended chords in all keys. Melodic studies designed for the intermediate and advanced player develop all aspects of technique. Special emphasis is placed on playing in the higher register. This method can also be effectively used for acoustic Bass study.

    SKU: AM2647
    £14.95
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  • Jazz Bowing Techniques for the Improvising Bassist

    the purpose of this book is to provide a course of study for any Bassist choosing to develop improvisational skills with the bow. This book, the first of its kind, is designed as a methodical approach to learning the techniques that are used for bowing improvised music on the double Bass.

    SKU: AM2654
    £16.95
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  • Electric Bass Guitar

    This book is the most comprehensive single volume introduction to the theory, practice and performance of the electric Bass guitar. Includes instruction and advice from Jeff Berlin, Carol Kaye, Nathan East, Stanley Clark, Billy Sheehan, Jimmy Haslip, Bunny Brunel and others. From the editors of Guitar Player and Bass Player magazines.

    SKU: AM2656
    £14.49
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  • Bass Lessons with the Greats

    In 'Bass lessons With the Greats', six major artists known for their innovative contributions to contemporary jazz, rock, funk, fusion and latin bass share the vast knowledge and experience that keeps them on the cutting edge of the music world. Via in-depth lessons containing over 100 examples, Lincoln Goines, Jimmy Haslip, Alphonso Johnson, Ro...

    SKU: AM2660
    £22.99
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  • Note Reading Studies for the Bass



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    This book was written for Bassists who wish to learn to read music, as well as for those who wish to sharpen their music-reading skills. The studies in the book progress from beginning to professional levels, and represent a variety of styles today's serious players are likely to encounter in real world musical situations.

    SKU: AM2661
    £10.99
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  • Time Signature Studies for Bass



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    This is a comprehensive study of the time signatures for the four and five string electric and acoustic Bass, written by jazz great Chuck Rainey. The book is filled with numerous inventive rhythmic studies and exercises.

    SKU: AM2662
    £8.95
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  • Jazz Workshop for Bass and Drums

    This comprehensive book can help Bassists and drummers gain valuable playing experience in jazz, funk and Latin jazz styles. the CD features 16 play along tracks with parts and playing suggestions for each tune. Jazz Classics by John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Sonny Rollins are included along with funk tunes by 'Pee Wee' Ellis, Ru...

    SKU: AM2670
    £28.49
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  • The Bass Grimoire

    Literally the best Bass book in the Business. This professional reference tool contains thousands of diagrams, charts, illustrations and fretboard patterns along with clear and concise theory and instruction. As recommended by Noel Redding.

    SKU: AM2671
    £18.99
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  • I Walk the Line



    Subtitled 'Creating a Bass Line for the Beginning Jazz Bass Player', this book is for giving the beginning jazz bass player the basics he needs, to play in either a big/jazz band setting or combo setting.

    SKU: AM2672
    £9.95
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  • The Beat Goes On: Music Minus One Bass



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    This Music Minus One title features the Kenny Smith Trio performing seven tunes in a variety of styles. The CD contains the complete performance by Kenny of each title as well as the Music Minus One version for you to play along with. Melody line, solos, chords and lyrics are all included. Titles are 'The Beat Goes On', 'Song for My Father', 'Wa...

    SKU: AM2673
    £20.49
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  • Purrfect 4 String Bass Method



    This book will teach students how to sight read and to acquire a musical vocabulary. Includes progressive exercises on rhythm notation, 1st to 4th string studies, enharmonic studies, chords and arpeggios, blues progressions and chord charts.

    SKU: AM2675
    £7.95
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  • Art of Slap for Bass



    This slap Bass method book, designed for intermediate Bassists, is based on the understanding and application of modes. The focus is on the concept of groove sculpting from modes, and not on actual right and left hand techniques. The included CD features recordings of all the examples, plus a split channel to let you practice your playing. Inclu...

    SKU: AM2676
    £12.95
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