First Bass (The Ultimate Guide to Bass Fundamentals). For Bass. Book. Softcover with CD. 96 pages. Backbeat Books #087930846X. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.331303).
ISBN 087930846X. 8.5x11 inches.
First Bass is the ultimate book of fundamentals for the electric bass, designed to take the beginner to the next level. Through indispensable reading basics and exercises, this unique guide explores all techniques, concepts, and styles that cover 50 years of electric bass playing. The author also analyses scales, modes, popular music chord progressions, equipment, special effects, and recording techniques are also analyzed, giving bass players all the tools they need to improve their skills and develop their own styles. The audio CD demonstrates examples from the book.