Guy Pratt came of age just as bass playing became sexy. Having dallied with punk legend Sylvain Sylvain, Pratt suddenly found himself on Top of the Pops and supporting David Bowie with smooth Australian outfit Icehouse. He became bass player to the stars, crawling from studio to bar and hotel to stadium Portakabin with the likes of Pink Floyd, Robert Palmer, Womack &Womack and Bryan Ferry. Guy has recorded with everyone from Madonna and Michael Jackson to McFly. He was in The Smiths for a week, and has travelled through customs in a wheelchair after a flight with Jimmy Page. Following the success of his live show at the 2005 Edinburgh Festival and the subsequent sell out tour of Australia, Guy Pratt’s narrates his bestselling book, My Bass and Other Animals, a witty, revealing but heartfelt memoir of life at the pointy end of the music business. When not playing with David Gilmour or Bryan Ferry, he continues to take the show around the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Guy Pratt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mkle/000001/bk_mkle_000001_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Want to know more about music? Want to learn awesome new bass playing techniques? Want to play songs without wasting your time looking for tabs on the net? If your answer is yes, then this is the right guide for you! In this audiobook, we will help you understand music theory. This audiobook also includes popular advanced bass techniques: Amaze your friends and band mates with your new bass techniques Create funkier and groovier beats with your bass! Impress your friends by showing them that you can play anything without the help of inaccurate bass tabs Communicate better with other musicians Make you bass guitar sing! Stand out and make catchy solos! You don´t have to go to expensive music schools to understand the music theory and scales! You can now play like a pro! This book is what you need if you want to know more about music and your bass. This book also uses simple terminologies so that it will be easier for you to follow and understand. If you are ready to be a full-fledged musician and bassist, it´s time for you to grab a copy of our book. Download now! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Eflin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/074185/bk_acx0_074185_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Boy, do I have a lot to learn! Anyone who´s ever picked up a musical instrument of any kind - from the first caveman banging rocks to that little kid at the guitar shop - has thought that. I know I did. I´d been trying for years to break in to the music scene, to show everyone my chops, to make my mark. And I was good. But I wasn´t great. I knew that there was something wrong. ´´Then the teacher showed up. I didn´t ask for him. I didn´t think I needed him. And all he said he could teach me was ´nothing´. ´´What happened next, you may not believe...I sure didn´t...but that didn´t stop him.´´ The Music Lesson is the inspiring story of a young bass player and the lessons he learns about Life, Music, and the Life of Music. Throughout this audiobook is new, original music written by Victor Wooten and a bonus performance by the original supergroup Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Victor L. Wooten. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/001439/bk_tant_001439_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With this audiobook you get 11 wafting compositions with long, warm bass tones, perfect for any yoga session.A unique blend of gentle relaxation music and subtle natural sounds, for healing harmonization and gentle energy balancing in yoga.All pieces combine artistic inspiration, sensitivity and excellent sound quality, the right notes vibrate in perfect resonance with your body and bring it into a state of deepest relaxation. Benefit from the gentle soundscapes that soothe your soul, lower your pulse rate and deeply relax your body and mind.Perfect for all types of YOGA sessions, between 20 and 60 minutes in length. The pieces were developed by world-renowned musicians in collaboration with yoga expert Yella A. Deeken in order to draw the body back into balance through listening.Yella is a passionate yoga teacher and globetrotter. Since 2004, she has travelled around the world, creating wonderful audiobooks that touch, inspire and lastingly change the lives of many people. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ian Brannan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lyne/000658/bk_lyne_000658_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Scott has played over 500 concerts at hundreds of venues spanning almost two decades. From performing to the bar staff at strip mall dive bars, to a sold-out show with members of The Misfits and the Ramones, 33 Percent Rockstar: Music, Heartbreak and the Pursuit of Rock Stardom is about the love of music and life as a struggling musician. It is the true story of what happens when you give up everything to follow your dreams - even when they lead to a run-down strip club in a seedy part of Lincoln, Nebraska.Scott learned how to play the bass guitar and became a musician. He´d eventually become a damn good one. He fell in love and got his heart broken, twice. He played in multiple bands, recorded multiple albums, and toured the country.In the end, Scott never made it big, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. All for the love of music, he toiled in dead-end jobs, drove across the country in dilapidated tour vans, and dealt with the fragile egos and creative differences of a rotating cast of bands and band members.33 Percent Rockstar: Music, Heartbreak and the Pursuit of Rock Stardom is the sad tale which lies behind the vast majority of musicians who never achieve rock stardom and offers a glimpse of the everyday lives of those hopeful, possibly deluded, souls pursuing the rock star dream. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric Jason Martin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/157557/bk_acx0_157557_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Screen director Henry Coster appears. A woman bass player with a symphony orchestra expects a baby while her husband is declared killed in action during the war. June Allyson, Henry Coster, Anne Whitfield, GeGe Pearson, Dan Riss, Betty Moran, Herbert Rawlinson, Wilms Herbert, Joseph Kearns, Frank Barton (announcer). 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jimmy Wallington. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/radi/001127/rt_radi_001127_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Wagner´s Ring Motifs´´ is aimed in the first instance at listeners new to the Ring and is intended to convey the fascination of Wagner´s music in a clear and simple manner and to decode the musical and dramatic language of the mythical world of the cycle. But even listeners already familiar with the work will find that this database provides them with a crash course in what Thomas Mann described as the ´´allusive magic´´ of the Ring´s leitmotifs. The authors are Sven Friedrich, curator of the Richard Wagner Museum in Bayreuth, and Gerhard K. Englert, the editor of the previous audio guides that have been released in the same series and that explore the world of classical music. Together, the authors offer listeners a modern, convenient and quick introduction to Wagner´s cycle, The Ring of the Nibelung.The motifs are presented in the order of their first appearance in the cycle and accompanied by an expert commentary. In this way, the listener is also introduced to the story of the Ring, an introduction that follows the narrative very closely by examining the development and meaning of the music. The narrator is the distinguished British bass-baritone Sir John Tomlinson, who has appeared in countless performances at the Bayreuth Festival since making his début there as Wotan in 1988. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sir John Tomlinson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/auri/000007/bk_auri_000007_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A set of scores with jazz and Latin influence. Sheet music for two to 9 instruments. Gary Gorman is a composer with a diverse background in computer written music and electric or upright bass performance. Gary was first introduced to piano at age eight and soon began composing. Through university music school, Gary performed in rock, metal, jazz, tejano and p/w groups as a bassist. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gary M. Gorman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015786/bk_acx0_015786_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Descriptions of three musical compositions by Gary M. Gorman. A composer with a diverse background in computer-written music and electric or upright bass performance, Gary was first introduced to piano at age 8 and soon began composing. Through university music school, Gary performed in rock, metal, jazz, tejano and p/w groups as a bassist. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gary Gorman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/012919/bk_acx0_012919_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.