Stuff!... A new instructional book and CD series featuring tips from renowned instructors. Take your playing from ordinary to extraordinary with this all-encompassing book and CD pack for Bassists.
Provides valuable tips on performing, recording, the music business, instruments and equipment (including electronics), grooves, fills, soloing techniques, care and maintenance, and more. Covers rock, jazz, blues, R&B and funk through demos of authentic grooves.
The accompanying CD includes many of the examples in the book performed both in solo bass format and in a full-band setting so you can hear how important concepts fit in with other instruments and ensembles.
Topics include: arpeggios, chucking, fretless bass, ghost note, isometrics, raking, slapping and popping, walking bass lines, zydeco bass and more!
This is a vital source of pretty much EVERYTHING you’ll need to know at some point in your career! It gives an honest grounding and is a great place to start good habits. Though included, technique and method is kept to a minimum in favour of important advice, tips and theory. Advanced bassists and working musicians will probably know the majority of the tips in here, though it clearly puts into words many of the things I’d been thinking for years! Anonymous