DEVELOPING READING SKILLS FOR THE CONTEMPORARY BASS GUITARIST
DEVELOPING READING SKILLS FOR THE CONTEMPORARY BASS GUITARIST

Designed to teach music reading to the bass guitarist who already knows his way around the instrument, Developing Reading Skills for the Contemporary Bass Guitarist, is a great tool for moving one’s playing to the next level of musicianship. Standard notation. 78 pages.
Product Code: CF008
Format: Book
Artist/Author: Steve Marks
Publisher/Distributor: Carl Fisher
US$14.95

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BOOK INTRODUCTION
A vast array of exercises and songs are offered that will build reading skills and speed. All the basic fundamentals of music are touched on with a uniquely designed approach suited to the bass guitar. Each section is progressively more challenging to provide the bass guitarist with the tools of the trade necessary to become a skilled craftsman.

TOPICS INCLUDE
- Position Studies
- Rhythm Studies
- “Rifftudes” – etudes using standard bass riffs
- Classical Etudes and Contemporary Etudes.

Steve Marks is a well-known New York performer and is comfortable in a wide variety of styles: Rock, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Theater, Cabaret and World Music. He is associated with the Bass Collective and the SOJ Jazz and Contemporary Music Center.

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