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NEW EBOOK: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HYMMS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HYMMS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
THE MOST
BEAUTIFUL HYMMS
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -
Tabbed for the Beginner Bass Player in Church
This title features 60 beautiful selected hymns. All titles of the hymns are written in English and the Romanian language (below the song title). Written in standard notation and TAB. 68 pages altogether.

SONGS INCLUDE
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Angels from the Realms of Glory
Angels We Have Heard on High
All People That On Earth Do Dwell
At Calvary
At The Cross
At The Name of Jesus
Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine
Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light
Come, Thou Almighty King
Come, Thou Found of Every Blessing
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Crown Him with Many Crowns
Down At The Cross
I Surrender All
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
Jesus Lover of My Soul
Jesus Paid It All
Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
Joy To The World
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
Lord I'm Coming Home
Mi-e dor de-o zi
My Jesus, I love Thee
No, Not One
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
O Little Town of Bethlehem
O Worship the King
Oh, Come, Little Children
Oh, How I Love Jesus
and many others...

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OTHER NEW TITLES ADDED THIS MONTH
Here's the other new titles added this month. Click on each of images below for complete details (along with samples and ordering information) for that particular title.

RAY BROWN LEGENDARY JAZZ BASSIST
RAY BROWN LEGENDARY
JAZZ BASSIST

ROCKABILLY BASS
ROCKABILLY
BASS

100 BLUES LESSONS
100 BLUES
LESSONS

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2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006


JAMES JAMERSON BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS – EBOOK/PDF VERSION
JAMES JAMERSON
BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -
BACH CELLO SUITES FOR ELECTRIC BASS
BACH CELLO SUITES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS
BASS CHORD LESSONS - 2 DVDS
BASS CHORD LESSONS
- 2 DVDS
     
Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 2
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS - VOL. 2

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Sight Reading For the Bass
SIGHT READING
FOR BASS
HAL LEONARD BASS PLAY-ALONG VOL. 48: JAMES BROWN
HAL LEONARD BASS PLAY-ALONG
VOL. 48: JAMES BROWN
     
Standing In The Shadows Of Motown
STANDING IN THE
SHADOWS OF MOTOWN
VERDINE WHITE BASS LINES - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
VERDINE WHITE BASS LINES
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -
Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 3
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS - VOL. 3

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Classical Masterpieces For Electric Bass I
CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. I
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Fretboard Alchemy
FRETBOARD ALCHEMY
FOR 4,5 & 6 STRING BASS

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Arpeggio Woodshedding
ARPEGGIO WOODSHEDDING
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)

Check out the titles below, available only from your friends at BassBooks.com
Arpeggio Woodshedding
ARPEGGIO WOODSHEDDING
Comprehensive study covering the
60 most important arpeggios
encountered in modern music.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Bassline 1
BASSLINE 1 - DVD
2 hours and 43 minutes of comprehensive Bass study on over 15 areas of study.
CHRISTMAS CLASSICS FOR SOLO BASS
CHRISTMAS CLASSICS FOR SOLO BASS
Gather the family around the amplifier
and share the Christmas spirit.

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
CLASSIC GEMS FOR ELECTRIC BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
CLASSIC GEMS FOR
ELECTRIC BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION

Includes seven Classical solos and one duet!
BEYOND BASSLINES FROM BACH TO BRAHMS
BEYOND BASSLINES
FROM BACH TO BRAHMS
11 solos and 5 duets great by composers such as Bach, Haydn, Chopin, Brahms and more.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Classical Masterpieces For Electric Bass I
CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. I
Comprehensive collection of 46 Classical Music pieces arranged for the Bass Guitar
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Classical Masterpieces For Electric Bass II
CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. II
An additional collection of 60 Classical Music pieces arranged for the Bass Guitar
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
DIATONIC MAJOR & MINOR SCALES FOR ELECTRIC BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
DIATONIC MAJOR &
MINOR SCALES FOR ELECTRIC BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION

The Segovia scales for Electric Bass!
EXPOSED: SOLO MUSIC FOR UNACCOMPANIED ELECTRIC BASS
EXPOSED: SOLO MUSIC FOR
UNACCOMPANIED ELECTRIC BASS

Transcriptions of the 4 solo bass pieces from Chuck Bianchi’s CD Dreaming Out Loud.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 1
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS - VOL. 1
The practice material you need to
improve your music reading skills.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 2
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS - VOL. 2

The practice material you need to
improve your music reading skills.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 3
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS - VOL. 3

The practice material you need to
improve your music reading skills.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Fretboard Alchemy
FRETBOARD ALCHEMY
FOR 4,5 & 6 STRING BASS

A no nonsense comprehensive study of scales, modes, chords, arpeggios, extended and diagonal fingerings, functional harmony, theory and more.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
FRETBOARD ARCANUM
FRETBOARD ARCANUM
Comprehensive method written to help bassists with their "vertical" soloing skills.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
FRETBOARD FLASH CARDS FOR 6-STRING BASS
FRETBOARD
FLASH CARDS
FOR 6-STRING BASS

An exciting and important tool for every player regardless of age, interest or ability! Fretboard Flashcards may be used with any method, teacher or learning environment.
     
GROOVING LOW-ULTIMATE GROOVES FOR BASS
GROOVING LOW-ULTIMATE
GROOVES FOR BASS

100 examples and 6 arrangements introducing and demonstrating
several Latin styles.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
LATIN JAZZ DUETS FOR BASS
LATIN JAZZ DUETS
FOR BASS

10 Latin Jazz duet arrangements
written solely for 2 Basses
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
MAMBOS FOR THE SALSA & LATIN JAZZ HORN SECTION
MAMBOS FOR THE SALSA &
LATIN JAZZ HORN SECTION

A study of salsa/Latin jazz arrangements, and playing within
the context of such an arrangement.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
MODE SHAPES FOR BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
MODE SHAPES
FOR BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION

In depth look at mode structure and how to apply the knowledge.

PENTATONIC NOTE
SEQUENCE GRIMOIRIUM

The most comprehensive collection of Pentatonic Note Sequences ever assembled
PICKING HAND GRIMOIRIUM
PICKING HAND
GRIMOIRIUM

Complete picking hand development
for string instrumentalist of 4, 5, 6 or 7
string instruments.
     
RITMOS - SIGHT READING FOR THE LATIN BASS
RITMOS - SIGHT READING
FOR THE LATIN BASS

Sight reading studies of syncopated rhythms based on Latin styles and actual songs.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS FOR BASS
SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS FOR BASS
Book/DVD package explaining the construction, fingering, and application of all the basic scales, arpeggios and modes.
THE BEAST OF THE BASS
THE BEAST
OF THE BASS

18 of the most incredible heavy metal basslines ever recorded, spanning Iron Maiden's first five albums.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
THE FOUR-FRET CONCEPT
THE FOUR-FRET CONCEPT
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -

99 examples of improvising over the fundamental 2-5-1 Jazz Progression . Each study is well explained to start, then each example is dissected, analyzed and explained in detail.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Ultimate Book of Jaco Pastorius
THE ULTIMATE BOOK
OF JACO

26 of Jaco's greatest performances,
note for note, from
the first note to the last.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Walking Basslines
WALKING BASSLINES:
A GUIDE TO CREATING AND IMPROVISING JAZZ BASSLINES

a working vocabulary of walking
basslines and concepts for improvising
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)

 
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 Tower of Power  What Is Hip  www.BassBooks.com
 The Four Tops  I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)  www.BassBooks.com
 Rancid  Journey To The End Of The East Bay  www.BassBooks.com
 The English Beat  Mirror in the Bathroom  
 HL Real Book Backing Tracks  Desafinado  www.BassBooks.com
 Roberta Flack  Killing Me Softly With His Song  www.BassBooks.com

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UPDATES/ADDITIONS TO THE FREE STUFF SECTION
More free stuff! This month features the following:


VIDEOS, LESSONS & TRANSCRIPTIONS

JAIME DAVID VAZQUEZ - www.jaimedavidvazquez.com
BASS TIPS:
Triads
The basic chords are known as triads. They are created with a root, third, and fifth. There are four kinds of triads and they are found in the Major (or diatonic) scale.
   
JOHN FALSTROM - www.EADG4.com
EADG 4: Part 21
Playing the Melody
as a Bassist
John Falstrom, author of EADG 4,  demonstrates using the acoustic bass to play melody lines in a song. He also demonstrates chord strumming and arpeggios.

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