The Complete Idiot's Guide To Playing Bass Guitar
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Bass Guitar
Every musician knows that the bass guitar provides the underlying heart and soul of a band. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing Bass Guitar provides a complete instruction program for beginners and helps walk even experienced guitarists through the most confusing concepts. The book covers the basics of the bass clef; how to play chords and arpeggios; advanced techniques like dead notes, slapping, and popping; locking with your drummer; and techniques for developing speed and agility.
• Provides valuable information and advice on choosing, purchasing, and playing a bass guitar
• Audio CD provides examples and practice music for a wide range of bass guitar styles including blues, rhythm and blues, country, hip hop, rock, swing, jazz, Latin, reggae, ska, funk, fusion, and more
About the Author
Edward Flower is a bassist, guitarist, composer, arranger, and author. He has served on the faculties of Ithaca College, Bennington College, University of Connecticut, Wesleyan University, and Boston University. He has recorded extensively for numerous music labels. Ed served as revision author with Fred Noad for The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing Guitar, Third Edition.
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