THE TOTAL BLUES BASSIST

THE TOTAL BLUES BASSIST
The Total Blues Bassist is a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of blues bass playing. The blues has influenced countless styles of music-including rock, jazz, pop, and country-and is loved for the depth of the feeling it captures. This book will teach you all the basics you need to master the blues, such as left- and right-hand technique, but also advanced concepts like using silence and dynamics to help you create more interesting bass lines. Learn how to lock in with the drummer, guitarist, and singer, and even how to play without a drummer. You will also discover many styles, like Delta blues, Chicago blues, Texas blues, rockabilly, funk, and jazz blues. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included. Written in Standard Notation and TAB. 127 pages.
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FEATURES

  • Lots of blues styles, including acoustic blues, electric blues, blues rock, jazz blues, and funky blues
  • A systematic approach to building blues bass lines
  • How to use the blues scale to crate licks, riffs, and solos
  • The 12-bar blues form and its many variations
  • 8- and 16-bar blues forms
  • Dominant 7th chords
  • Major and minor pentatonic scales
  • Blue notes and their importance to your bass lines
The Total Blues Bassist is a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of blues bass playing. The blues has influenced countless styles of music-including rock, jazz, pop, and country-and is loved for the depth of the feeling it captures. This book will teach you all the basics you need to master the blues, such as left- and right-hand technique, but also advanced concepts like using silence and dynamics to help you create more interesting bass lines. Learn how to lock in with the drummer, guitarist, and singer, and even how to play without a drummer. You will also discover many styles, like Delta blues, Chicago blues, Texas blues, rockabilly, funk, and jazz blues. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included. Written in Standard Notation and TAB. 127 pages.
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