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MASTERS OF ROCK GUITAR/BASS SOFTWARE (MAC/PC) - ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD
Learn rock songs made famous by Clapton, Hendrix, The Who, Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and more. You’ll learn the songs everyone loves to jam with and develop your rock guitar technique as you learn new rock guitar licks and guitar chords.

eMedia Masters of Rock Guitar teaches you how to play guitar and bass parts for 14 classic rock guitar songs. Get note-for-note guitar tabs and standard music notation for Behind Blue Eyes, All Along the Watchtower, Oye Como Va, Before You Accuse Me, The Sky is Cryin’, Baby, I Love Your Way, Magic Man, and more!

Learn faster and easier with eMedia’s Animated Fretboard, Interactive Feedback, and Performance Evaluation technology! This innovative guitar software listens as you play along with the recording and highlights correctly played notes in melodic lines and solos.
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MASTERS OF ROCK GUITAR SOFTWARE - FOR MAC AND PC - ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD
MASTERS OF ROCK GUITAR
SOFTWARE - (MAC/PC)
- ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD -

   
50 R&B BASS GROOVES YOU MUST KNOW - DVD
50 R&B Bass Grooves You Must Know by Andrew Ford generously shares essential bass lines and grooves inspired by the music of James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, Marvin Gaye, The Brothers Johnson, Chic, Bill Withers, Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5 and many other chart-topping artists.

DVD additionally includes text lesson guide in standard notation, guitar tab, Guitar Pro files, practice rhythm tracks, bonus material and secure PIN enclosed for quick and easy download of learning tools

Hosted by Andrew Ford, who has performed with legendary artists in almost every major genre of music, while also having a Masters degree in Education. The Guitar Lab DVD Series will play on any NTSC DVD player (computer NOT required). 198 Minutes.

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MY FIRST BASS BOOK
50 R&B BASS GROOVES
YOU MUST KNOW - DVD


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

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
Essential Sightreading Studies For Electric Bass Vol. 2
ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS - VOL. 2

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
MY FIRST BASS BOOK
MY FIRST
BASS BOOK
     
JAMES JAMERSON BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS – EBOOK/PDF VERSION
JAMES JAMERSON
BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
- EBOOK/PDF VERSION -
Sight Reading For the Bass
SIGHT READING
FOR BASS
Fretboard Alchemy
FRETBOARD ALCHEMY
FOR 4,5 & 6 STRING BASS

(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     
THE BASS PLAYERS GUIDE TO READING MUSIC - BEGINNER LEVEL
THE BASS PLAYERS GUIDE TO
READING MUSIC - BEGINNER LEVEL

ULTIMATE TAPPING
BASS GUITAR
CHARLIE PARKER FOR BASS
CHARLIE PARKER
FOR BASS
     
Classical Masterpieces For Electric Bass I
CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. I
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
DREAM THEATER BASS ANTHOLOGY
DREAM THEATER
BASS ANTHOLOGY

CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES
FOR ELECTRIC BASS VOL. II
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)

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ARPEGGIO WOODSHEDDING
Comprehensive study covering the
60 most important arpeggios
encountered in modern music.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)

BASSLINE 1 - DVD
2 hours and 43 minutes of comprehensive Bass study on over 15 areas of study.

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

Includes seven Classical solos and one duet!

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 VOL. I
Comprehensive collection of 46 Classical Music pieces arranged for the Bass Guitar
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)
     

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

The Segovia scales for 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
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
Comprehensive method written to help bassists with their "vertical" soloing skills.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)

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

100 examples and 6 arrangements introducing and demonstrating
several Latin styles.
(AVAILABLE AS EBOOK HERE)

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

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

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 Number of The Beast
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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We don't promise everything will be added, but we're looking forward to hearing what you have, so don't be shy. All MP3's should be emailed to us here.

Here's a complete list of the tracks included (in order):
 ARTIST  TRACK  WEBSITE
 U2  The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)  www.BassBooks.com
 Louis Armstrong  That's My Desire
 Mikel Combs  Track 04: Pentatonics On Electric Bass  www.BassBooks.com
 Pete (Grack) Washburne  Rock On  grack73@gmail.com
 Hal Leonard Vol. 31 The 1970s  Walk On The Wild Side  www.BassBooks.com
 Hall & Oates  Maneater

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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:
Mastering The Double
Thumb Technique - Part II
Welcome to the second part of the series of Bass Tips for Mastering The Double Thumb Technique. Last time, We were dedicated to work with the right hand, developing the sound and the application of the technique with the basic rhythmic figures. This time we will focus on the left hand. 
   
JOHN FALSTROM - www.EADG4.com
EADG 4: Part 27
Easy Livin' and the
Fender Telecaster Bass
John Falstrom, author of EADG 4, demonstrates the tones of the Telecaster Bass guitar to the classic Uriah Heep song Easy Livin'. John then shares his insights into what makes this guitar so important to a band's rhythm section.

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