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FREE STUFF! BASS MUSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS

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NEW AIDAN HAMPSON TRANSCRIPTION EBOOKS

JOHN MAYER TRIO: WHERE THE LIGHT IS BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
JOHN MAYER TRIO:
WHERE THE LIGHT IS
BASS
TRANSCRIPTIONS
-EBOOK/PDF-

Pino Palladino's athletic bass lines added meat to John Mayer's expressive arrangements. Learn the lines to all eight songs of the trio set on the 2008 album, Where the Light Is.



EARTH, WIND & FIRE BASS TRANSCRIPTIONS
EARTH, WIND & FIRE
BASS
TRANSCRIPTIONS
-EBOOK/PDF-
The decade- and genre-spanning superband owed much of its power to Verdine White's incomparable bass playing. Here are his lines on 11 of the band's favorite hits, from six albums recorded between 1973 and 1979.


See all Aidan Hampson bass music transcription ebooks

JOSQUIN DES PRES

JOSQUIN DES PRES

French-American bass player, record producer, songwriter, and TV composer Josquin Des Pres is also known for his contributions to bass instruction.

Josquin has written a whole library of music-technique books for bass, music studies, and various collections used by music teachers in private studies and schools internationally.

Des Pres is also a collaborative songwriter with English lyricist Bernie Taupin of Elton John fame. And he writes musical scores, trailers and themes for dozens of TV shows.

Josquin des Pres is the author of the world acclaimed bestseller BASS FITNESS and the BASS FITNESS App for iPhone and iPad. BassBooks.com is proud to offer his books.



See all Josquin Des Pres books available from BassBooks.com


QUOTE - UNQUOTE

"One of the most enoyable things about music is that you can continue to improve and learn at any age or any stage of your career. The flip side of this enoyment is the occasional frustration that occurs because you never really 'get there.'"
--Josquin Des Pres, in REALITY CHECK



FREE ONLINE BASS CLINIC WITH JAIME DAVID VAZQUEZ

JAIME DAVID VAZQUEZ ONLINE CLINIC 0920

Player, instructor, and BassBooks.com contributor Jaime David Vazquez is hosting a presentation entitled THE CREATIVE PROCESS on Tuesday, September 29. Time will be 9:00 pm Eastern. The clinic is free. Sign up via email at [email protected]



See all Jaime David Vazquez' BASS TIPS in our FREE STUFF section


FREE STUFF: UPDATES AND ADDITIONS

This month features the following additions to our Free Stuff section:


ERIC BEAULÉ
www.PlayBassLines.com

This transcription is compliments of Eric Beaulé, at www.PlayBassLines.com, author of several titles we carry.

Transcription of a
Country Bass Solo in G


Ready for a challenge? Eric offers this impressive, fast-moving run to assert your country chops. Check out the video and give it a shot.

The play-along video includes TAB with a (fast!) moving cursor.

Video Play-Along: Country Bass Solo in G


See all Eric Beaulé transcriptions available in our catalog



MIKE OVERLY
www.basstruth.com

Melodic Minor Cross Correlations, Part 4

In this lesson Mike Overly, GRAMMY® nominated music educator and author of Bass EncycloMedia, continues his deep dive into the modes of the melodic minor scale.

Check out Mike's excellent book, TONE NOTE MUSIC METHOD FOR BASS, Book 1



JAIME DAVID VAZQUEZ
www.jaimedavidvazquez.com

BASS TIPS:
Warming Up with a Metronome


Jaime discusses the benefits of using a metronome, specifically for warming up before playing.



JOHN FALSTROM
www.EADG4.com

EADG 4: Part 30
Questions with John: Strings


John Falstrom, author of EADG 4, offers valuable insight into the various types of strings, cleaning, changing schedules and more.



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BASS IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

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Musicians are not good social distancers. Performers, teachers, students, garage jammers, fans of live music -- getting together is what we do.

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

SLAP IT!
SLAP IT!
Also check out the
ONLINE COURSE

Tony Oppenheim's SLAP IT! will give rookies the right start and help pros refine their touch. Audio tracks included.

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

ESSENTIAL SIGHTREADING STUDIES FOR BASS, 3 Vol. set
ESSENTIAL
SIGHTREADING
STUDIES FOR BASS
3-VOLUME SET
-EBOOK/PDF VERSION-
These three books from David Motto make up one of the great sightreading resources of all time. Available singly or as a set, in print or ebook form, with accompanying audio.

GETTING STARTED

Just learning your way around the bass? We'll start you right.

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PLAY BASS TODAY
PLAY BASS TODAY
Teach yourself to play bass guitar at your own pace. Includes CD with instruction and backing tracks.

BEGINNING ELECTRIC BASS
BEGINNING
ELECTRIC BASS
Part one of a three-part series, this book introduces music theory, scales and chords. Learn to build cool bass lines.

Click here to see all our Beginners titles.

JOSQUIN DES PRES

JOSQUIN DES PRES
Bass player, record producer, songwriter, and TV composer Josquin Des Pres has also found time to write many instructive books for bass. His work includes everything from funk and hip hop and R&B to classical music, sight reading, fretless and even music-career advice.

Click here to see all Josquin's books.

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