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PINO PALLADINO BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
PINO PALLADINO
BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -

FOUR FRET CONCEPT
THE FOUR-FRET
CONCEPT

- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -
Standing In The Shadows Of Motown
STANDING IN THE
SHADOWS OF MOTOWN
100 ROCK LESSONS
100 ROCK LESSONS
Sight Reading For the Bass
SIGHT READING
FOR THE BASS
BACH CELLO SUITES FOR ELECTRIC BASS
BACH CELLO SUITES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS

BEAST OF THE BASS
BEAST OF THE BASS
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -

ULTIMATE SLAP BASS
ULTIMATE SLAP BASS


JAMES JAMERSON BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS – EBOOK/PDF VERSION
JAMES JAMERSON
BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
- EBOOK/PDF -
ROCKABILLY BASS
ROCKABILLY
BASS

THE BEATLES - ABBEY ROAD
THE BEATLES -
ABBEY ROAD

100 BLUES LESSONS
100 BLUES
LESSONS
     
ULTIMATE TAPPING BASS GUITAR
ULTIMATE TAPPING
BASS GUITAR

RAY BROWN LEGENDARY JAZZ BASSIST
RAY BROWN LEGENDARY
JAZZ BASSIST

Bassline 1
BASSLINE 1 - DVD


JAMES JAMERSON BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS – EBOOK/PDF VERSION
JAMES JAMERSON
BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
- EBOOK/PDF -
BACH CELLO SUITES FOR ELECTRIC BASS
BACH CELLO SUITES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS
Standing In The Shadows Of Motown
STANDING IN THE
SHADOWS OF MOTOWN
     
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 THE BASS
HAL LEONARD BASS PLAY-ALONG VOL. 48: JAMES BROWN
HAL LEONARD BASS PLAY-ALONG
VOL. 48: JAMES BROWN
     
BASS CHORD LESSONS - 2 DVDS
BASS CHORD LESSONS
- 2 DVDS
VERDINE WHITE BASS LINES - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
VERDINE WHITE BASS LINES
- EBOOK/PDF -
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)

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Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 1
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING
STUDIES FOR ELECTRIC BASS
VOL. 1
Great practice material 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

Great practice material 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

Great practice material to improve your music-reading skills.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Arpeggio Woodshedding
ARPEGGIO WOODSHEDDING
Comprehensive study of the 60 most important arpeggios
in modern music.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Bassline 1
BASSLINE 1 - DVD
Two hours and 43 minutes of comprehensive Bass work in
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)
     
Sight Reading For the Bass
SIGHT READING
FOR THE BASS
The definitive work for developing sight reading skills. Progresses from beginning to advanced levels.
BEYOND BASSLINES FROM BACH TO BRAHMS
BEYOND BASSLINES
FROM BACH TO BRAHMS
11 solos and 5 duets by Bach,
Haydn, Chopin, Brahms and more.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Classical Masterpieces For Electric Bass I
CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. I
46 classical-music pieces arranged
for Bass Guitar

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Classical Masterpieces For Electric Bass II
CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. II
A second collection of 60 classical-music pieces arranged
for 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 -

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

The 4 solo pieces from Chuck Bianchi’s CD Dreaming Out Loud.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
Fretboard Alchemy
FRETBOARD ALCHEMY
FOR 4-,5- & 6-STRING BASS

A comprehensive study of scales, modes, chords, arpeggios,
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 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 expressly for two 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 and Latin jazz arrangements, and playing within
that context.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
MODE SHAPES FOR BASS - EBOOK/PDF VERSION
MODE SHAPES
FOR BASS
- EBOOK/PDF -

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 players of 4-, 5-, 6- and 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.
(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
99 examples of improvising over the fundamental 2-5-1 Jazz Progression. Each study 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,
transcribed note for note.
(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 and Additions to the Free Stuff Section
More Free Stuff! This month features the following:


Videos, Lessons and 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. He also demonstrates chord strumming and arpeggios.

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