SITTIN' IN WITH ROCCO PRESTIA OF TOWER OF POWER
SITTIN' IN WITH ROCCO PRESTIA OF TOWER OF POWER
A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass. This Play-It-Like-It-Is Bass book/CD pack from Cherry Lane allows bassists to learn Rocco's authentic bass parts.
Product Code: HL116
Format: Book & CD Package
Artist/Author: Tower of Power, Rocco Prestia
Publisher/Distributor: Hal Leonard Corporation
US$19.95

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The songbook includes full transcriptions with tab for eight songs, a bio on Rocco, and his performance notes for each tune. The special accompanying CD features performances by Rocco along with Tower of Power members Larry Braggs (vocals), Dave Garibaldi (drums), Roger Smith (keyboards) and Jeff Tamelier (guitar).

TITLE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SONGS
Credit
Down to the Nightclub
There's Only So Much Oil in the Ground
What is Hip

plus four new grooves created especially for this book:
Don't Knock It
F-Funk
Free-Fallin' Funk
Hip-E-Jam

Tracks on the CD are included both with and without the bass line so that players can sit in with Tower of Power!

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