JAZZ BASS IMPROVISATION
JAZZ BASS IMPROVISATION
A Guide to Chords, Scales, Arpeggios & Other Concepts and Techniques for the Advancing Bassist
Discover new ways to advance your bass improvisation skills through systematic practice techniques, chord/scale studies, and innovative theory concepts. Whether you play electric, acoustic or upright bass, this book/CD pack will take your playing to the next level and beyond. The accompanying audio CD features 34 piano play-along tracks to further hone your ears and fingers. Covers: practical techniques, improvisation concepts, jazz theory, chord studies, scale patterns and arpeggios. Written in standard notation only (no TAB). Includes audio CD. 40 pages.
Product Code: HL368
Format: Book & CD Package
Artist/Author: Putter Smith
Publisher/Distributor: Hal Leonard Corporation
US$16.99

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Discover new ways to advance your bass improvisation skills through systematic practice techniques, chord/scale studies, and innovative theory concepts. Whether you play electric, acoustic or upright bass, this book/CD pack will take your playing to the next level and beyond. The accompanying audio CD features 34 piano play-along tracks to further hone your ears and fingers. Covers: practical techniques, improvisation concepts, jazz theory, chord studies, scale patterns and arpeggios. Written in standard notation only (no TAB). Includes audio CD. 40 pages.

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