JUMP 'N' BLUES BASS
JUMP 'N' BLUES BASS
Essential Jump/Swing & Modern Blues Bass Lines for Electric and Upright Players

Comprehensive source for the Most-Used blues bass lines. Survival skills for the working bassist. Standard notation and tab. 56 pages. Includes Audio CD.
Product Code: HL029
Format: Book & CD Package
Artist/Author: Keith Rosier
Publisher/Distributor: Hal Leonard Corporation
US$16.95

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Essential jump/swing and modern blues bass lines for electric and upright players. Includes lessons and music in the style of Willie Dixon, Larry Taylor, Edgar Willis, Duck Dunn, Tommy Shannon, and more! The CD includes a lives blues band with over 20 play-along tracks.

Series: Bass Builders

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