The Total Rock Bassist

The Total Rock Bassist

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Pick up this comprehensive book and experience a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of rock bass playing. From the blues-soaked sound of early rock ana roll to the hyperkinetic thrash of modern metal, rock music has something for every kind of bassist out thereano matter what your style and preference is. This book breaks down the music and playing of iconic players throughout history, including authentic-sounding music examples in a variety of styles. Learn the technique, theory, and song forms needed to be a great bassist, and take the stage in your own rock band. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included. Features: Authentic-sounding examples in a wide variety of styles including classic rock, metal, punk, blues, reggae, ska, and funk * Basic chord progressions used for thousands of songs * Essential techniques including fingerstyle, pick, slap a pop, tapping, and double-stops * Important rock rhythms and odd time signatures * Lots of scales, triads, arpeggios, and modes, including exotic scales for a modern sound.... utilized the blues scale to create some great riffs. This two-chord vamp is in the style of aquot;Heartbreakeraquot; and uses the G Blues scale. 1. 1. 1 2 3 To truly experience John Paul Jonesa#39; mastery of the blues sound, be sure to listen to aquot;The Lemonanbsp;...

Title:The Total Rock Bassist
Author:Dan Bennett
Publisher:Alfred Music Publishing - 2008-05-01


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