Alfred's Basic Bass Method, Complete: The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

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Alfred Music - Music - 136 pages
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Learning to play bass has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Bass Method, Complete. This method features clear, well-paced instruction covering popular styles like rock, blues, country, and jazz, all using lots of photos and diagrams. This complete edition covers how to hold your bass, tuning, right- and left-hand technique, scales, slides, accents, hammer-ons and pull-offs, how to create bass lines, and licks in the styles of famous bassists.
 

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Contents

Parts of the Bass
5
Tuning Your Bass
11
Combining Notes on the G D Strings
17
Eighth Notes
34
Second Position
40
Ties Syncopation
46
High Cfl or D D
53
Blues Shuffle in F
71
Introducing Chords
72
The Eighth Rest
78
Creating Bass Lines Using RootThirdFifth
84
The IVIIVI Progression
90
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