Music Theory for the Bass Player Comes with 89 videos that are viewable online. Have you always wanted to learn music theory but felt it was too overwhelming a task? Perhaps all the books seem to be geared toward pianists or classical players? Do you know lots of songs, but don´t know how the chords are put together or how they work with the melody? If so, this is the book for you! Starting with intervals as music´s basic building blocks, you will explore scales and their modes, chords and the basics of harmony. Packed with fretboard diagrams, musical examples and exercises, more than 180 pages of vital information are peppered with mind-bending quizzes, effective mnemonics, and compelling learning approaches. Extensive and detailed photo demonstrations show why relaxed posture and optimized fingering are vital for good tone, timing and chops. You can even work your way through the book without being able to read music! Music Theory for the Bass Player is a comprehensive and immediately applicable guide to making you a well-grounded groover, informed bandmate and all-around more creative musician. This is the definitive resource for the enthusiastic bassist!
Latin Grooves für Bass & Drums Mit Buch und CD vermittelt der Autor die zwanzig wichtigsten Latin Stile von Baiao bis Tango und zeigt das originale rhythmische Feeling für Bass und Drums. Latin Rhythmsfor Bass & DrumsetIn this book, the author explains twenty of the most important latin styles from Baiao to Tango, and illustrates the original rhythmical bass and drum feeling. Ritmos Latinos para Bajo y BateriaCon este libro especialmente escrito para Bajo y BaterÌa el autor explica los veinte ritmos de mayor relevancia en Latino-amÈrica abarcando desde el Baiao brasileÒo hasta el Tango argentino.
Presents an account of the history of reggae. This book describes reggae´s origins and development in Jamaica, from ska to rock-steady to dub and to reggae itself, a local music which conquered the world. It relates the story of reggae to the history of Jamaica, from Colonial Island to troubled independence, and Jamaicans, from Kingston to London.
Enormous demands are placed on the control and manual dexterity of the contemporary drum set player, particularly in the Jazz idiom. Today´s drummer is expected to have developed limb coordination to a degree that would have been thought unachievable a few short years ago. This text presents an effective method of dealing with the mastery of drum set coordination by breaking it down into four sections: 1) Ride Cymbal - Right hand; 2) Snare Drum - Left foot; 3) Bass Drum - Right foot; 4) High hat - Left foot. The author clearly states his goals in writing this book: ´´It is my sincere wish that the materials presented in [this] text will be of considerable help in developing musical approach to the coordination skills demanded of today´s drummer.´´ -John Pickering
This book by the founding editor and former publisher of Bass Player magazine not only celebrates the 50-year history of Fender´s revolutionary Precision Bass, it also - for the first time - illuminates the full scope of its profound impact on music and society. Focusing on the bass´ artistic influence, it details the technical milestones that gave the bass its musical power. This book also describes the impact of the bass in the hands of such visionaries as James Jamerson; cheers the innovations of rockers like Jack Bruce, Paul McCartney, John Entwistle and Sting; and honors the inspired work of such virtuosos as Jaco Pastorius. Loaded with black & white and 100 stunning color photos.
John Bonham is one of the legends of rock ´n´ roll, and his drumming style helped to elevate Led Zeppelin to greatness. This revised edition contains 23 of Bonham´s most famous drum transcriptions from his work with the legendary Led Zeppelin. Also included are editor´s notes from each record and note-for-note transcriptions. Titles include: Good Times, Bad Times * Babe I´m Gonna Leave You * Dazed and Confused * Communication Breakdown * Whole Lotta Love * Heartbreaker * Living Loving Maid (She´s Just a Woman) * Immigrant Song * Black Dog * Stairway to Heaven * Misty Mountain Hop * The Song Remains the Same * Over the Hills and Far Away * The Crunge * D´yer Mak´er * No Quarter * Achilles Last Stand * Nobody´s Fault but Mine * Fool in the Rain. ´´Thanks to Joe Bergamini´s usual perfectionism, we have an accurate historical record of one of the greatest rock drummers of all time for the enjoyment and education of today´s drummers and all future generations to come. Highly recom