SAMPLES FROM THIS TITLE
The samples are in pdf format and do require Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed.Click Here for Sample #1Click Here for Sample #2Click Here for Sample #3
Includes transcribed bass lines and solos by:
Eddie Gomez, Ron Carter, David Friesen, Charles Mingus, James Jamerson, Ray Brown, Paul Jackson, Scott LaFaro, Marcus Miller, George Mraz, Jaco Pastorius, Paul Chambers, Alphonso Johnson, Jimmy Garrison, ...and more!
Written instandard notation.
Jazz Educators Journal - 'What makes the book outstanding is how it covers both the basics and the more creative aspects of bass playing. Recommended for electric or upright bass players at all levels of musicianship.'
Eddie Gomez (bassist with Bill Evans, Chick Corea, and many others) - 'Chuck Sher has put together a book that is informative, readily comprehensible, and highly imaginative. I recommend it for any bassist interested in expanding his awareness in the art of improvising.'
Guitar Player Magazine '...aimed at helping everyone, from novice to veteran, become more adept at handling either electric or acoustic upright bass... quite informative.'
Bob Magnusson (bassist with Joe Farrell, Sarah Vaughn, etc. Instructor at the Bass Institute of Technology) '...a very comprehensive study of both the acoustic and electric basses. You are welcome to my endorsement.'
Lennie Lasher (bassist with the San Francisco Symphony and jazz recording artist) - 'This book is a wonderful contribution to the art of jazz bass playing.'