This book is a must for the beginning Bass player. It not only provides hints on choosing the right instrument, but prepares you for practical exercises and different playing techniques. It also features many practice examples. The examples are transcribed in standard notation and tabulature and are recorded on the accompanying CD to which you can either listen or play along. This book features all the basic techniques of Rock, Soul, Funk, Blues and Reggae, including: walking Bass, double stops and slap/pop.