Perfect for bassists who have already started and are ready to take the next step into contemporary styles. Also for experiencd players who want to enhance their knowledge. Starting with a review of reading music, this book explains the basics of music theory as it relates to being a great bass player with an easy, step-by-step, approach. Before you know it, you'll be using major scales, triads and 7th chords to create cool-sounding bass lines for the most important chord progressions all bassists need to know. Learn the basics of blues and funk styles to lock in with a drummer. Students, teachers and self-taught players alike will enjoy this thorough, easy to use, method.