Building Jazz Bass Lines (A Compendium Of Techniques For Great Jazz Bass Lines). For Bass. Hal Leonard Bass Builders. Instructional, Jazz and Play Along. Instructional book and examples/accompaniment CD. Chord names and instructional text. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.841240).
ISBN 0793586348. With chord names and instructional text. Instructional, Jazz and Play Along. 9x12 inches.
In this book/CD pack, bass legend Ron Carter illustrates step by step the basic concepts of creating bass lines; constructing lines using non-harmonic tones and diverse rhythms; playing in fast tempos; and developing tone and pitch. Includes a play-along CD with an all-star rhythm section and isolated bass parts, so players can listen to Ron play the sample written lines, practice them with the CD, then create their own lines with the guitar, piano and drums backing them up.
About Hal Leonard Bass Builders
Bass Builders is a series of technique book/audio packages created for the purposeful building and development of your chops. Each volume is written by an expert in that particular technique. And with the inclusion of audio - either CD or cassette - the added dimension of hearing exactly how to play particular grooves and techniques makes this truly like a private lesson.