Improvisation is at the heart of jazz, but knowing how to play stylistically correct in a large jazz ensemble is also a necessity. How to Play Bass in a Big Band offers tips, suggestions, examples and a play along CD to help you put it all together. The repertoire covers many jazz styles from Basie to Latin and African-influenced music to ECM and contemporary jazz (the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Bob Brookmeyer, etc.). Soloist: Jeff Campbell
Victor Lemonte Wooten emerged as a once-in-a-lifetime, game-changing bassist in the early- 90s, via his highly innovative playing with Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. Launching his solo career a few years later, with A Show of Hands, it soon became apparent that Wooten was also a major musical force, thanks to an organic and highly original approach to music and music education. In this book/online video package, Victor Wooten Bass Workshop: The Language of Music and How to Speak It, Victor reveals his musical soul.In Part 1, he outlines his ten essential elements of music including such important and under-emphasized areas as emotion and feel, dynamics, tone, phrasing, space, and listening. This section deals more with Victor s concepts and approaches and are more theoretical in nature.In Part 2, Victor addresses the personal lessons, using text, notation, tablature, and video footage to cover such key topics as warming up and hand-strengthening, tone, harmonics, thumb technique, tapping, looping, and soloing. This section is a more how to approach with hands-on demonstrations. Throughout, Victor underscores this vital material with a groove first ethic, as well an accent on being musical and creative three mandatory ingredients to becoming a highly-sought-after professional bassist. All of which makes Victor Wooten Bass Workshop a must-have tool for bass players at all levels. Includes online 4 hrs. of video that can be streamed or downloaded.
The Michael Moore Bass MethodA first of its kind approach to the learning of double bass, incorporating traditional classical studies with practical jazz and popular music applications. Michael Moore, who has been at the top of the jazz bass scene since his arrival in New York in the 1960s, and pioneer of jazz education Clem DeRosa, combine to produce an easy to follow method designed for individual or classroom application.Nombre de pages :144
The solos in this book represent a cross section of the music of Charlie Parker. The sixty solos have been transcribed from the recordings for Bass Clef instruments.Includes Back Home Blues´, Red Cross, Ko-Ko, Visa and Chi Chi. Plus scale syllabus and biography.Ah-leu-cha An Oscar For Treadwell Another Hairdo Anthropology Au Private No. 2 Au Private No.1 Ballade Barbados Billie´s Bounce Bird Gets The Worm Black Home Blues Bloomdido Blue Bird Blues Fast Blues For Alice Buzzy Card Board Celebrity Chasing The Bird Cheryl Chi Chi Confirmation Constellation Cosmic Rays Dewey Square Diverse Donna Lee K.C. Blues Kim No. 1 Kim No. 2 Klaun Stance Ko Ko Laird Baird Leap Frog Marmaduke Merry-go-round Mohawk No. 1 Mohawk No. 2 Moose The Mooche My Little Suede Shoes Now´s The Time No. 1 Now´s The Time No. 2 Ornithology Parker´s Mood Passport Perhaps Red Cross Relaxing With Lee Scrapple From The Apple Segment Shawnuff She Rote No. 1 She Rote No. 2 Si Si Steeplechase The Bird Thriving From A Riff Visa Warming Up A Riff Yardbird Suite
DescriptionJam Trax: The Best Of Bass Blues, R And B And Rock Full band back-up to 12 extended jams in authentic blues, rhythm & blues and rock styles. SonglistBeen Caught SleepingBlues BoyFunky Blue StreetKnockin´ On The Midnight MustangManic InspirationPleasantly LucidThe Hindenburg MedleyTwelve-bar Blues In ATwelve-bar Jazz Swing Fell In BflatTwelve-bar Rock N Roll Blues In CTwelve-bar Very Slow Swing In GWhy A Woman Loves A Man