The Latin Bass Book

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Jan 12, 2011 - Music - 268 pages
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The only comprehensive book ever published on how to play bass in authentic Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Caribbean and various South American styles. Over 250 pages of exact transcriptions of every note Oscar plays on the 3 accompanying CDs. Endorsed by Down Beat magazine, Latin Beat magazine, Benny Rietveld, etc.
 

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Contents

Notes About the Enclosed PlayAlong CDs
Editors Foreword
About Oscar Stagnaro
A Note From Oscar
SECTION ONE THE TUMBAO BASS LINE
CHAPTER ONE The Basic Tumbao and its Main Variations
CHAPTER TWO Combinations
CHAPTER THREE Other Simple Tumbao Variations
CHAPTER EIGHT Contemporary CubanStyle Bass Lines
SECTION THREE BRAZILIAN BASS LINES
CHAPTER NINE Samba Bass Lines
CHAPTER TEN Partido Alto Baião and other Brazilian Styles
SECTION FOUR CARIBBEAN SOUTH AMERICAN STYLES
CHAPTER ELEVEN Merengue Reggae and Other Caribbean Styles
CHAPTER TWELVE South American Styles
SECTION FIVE LATIN JAZZ BASS LINES

CHAPTER FOUR The Bass In Relation To Clave
CHAPTER FIVE Advanced Tumbao Variations
SECTION TWO OTHER AFROCUBAN STYLES
CHAPTER SIX ChaChaChá and its Variations
CHAPTER SEVEN Afro Lines in 6
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Latin Jazz Bass Lines
APPENDIX I RECORDED BASS LINES
APPENDIX II Oscar Stagnaro Discography
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