The Complete Idiot's Guide To Playing Bass Guitar

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Paperback, Alpha Books, 2005, ISBN# 1592573118

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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 this item

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

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Publisher: Alpha Books
Publish Date: Sep 2006
ISBN-13: 9781592573110
ISBN-10: 1592573118
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 308
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.55
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.5 x 11.0 x 0.75
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5.0 stars 12/19/2010 by ztljimbo
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I was looking for something to start me off with the basic info on a Bass as I have not played before. I am suprised by just how detailed the book actually is. Teaches both music reading and tab. Good buy for $12.00

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