Bass Styles Made Easy composed by Chris Matheos. For Electric Bass Guitar. Saddle-stitched, Licks and Phrases. Made Easy. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21191BCD).
ISBN 9780786673605. All Styles. 8.5 x 11 inches.
Here is something for everyone, introducing students to many different styles of bass playing: rock 'n roll, blues, swing, funk, reggae, classical, alternative, country, be-bop, ska, bossa nova, heavy metal, gospel, two-hand tapping, etc. Examples focus on basic patterns, chord progressions, and playing with a band. The companion CD features all examples recorded with a professional band. Audio includes band examples with and without bass; students can hear it and play along. 25 examples included, written in bass clef and tab.