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60 Melodic Etudes

for Acoustic and Electric Bass

By John Patitucci

String bass
For Acoustic and Electric Bass. Composed by John Patitucci. Instructional, Etudes and Scales. Instructional book. With fingerings. 128 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.BF22).

Item Number: CF.BF22

ISBN 0825857058. With fingerings. Instructional, Etudes and Scales. 9x12 inches.

This new book from one of the most popular bass players in the business brings players great tools to improve their skills. Bass players can advance their knowledge of the fingerboard, improve intonation and time, develop flexibility and work though modes and scales presented in the book. This work combines music and technique in one powerful package!

  • John Patitucci Biography 
  • Foreword 
  • PART I: 
  • PART II: 

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  • 5

    Lake Tahoe CA
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  • May 21, 2010 Excellent

    This book is great. Some very challenging etudes that will force you to re-think your fingering and use the entire fingerboard. Covers all keys and most modes. If you've never heard John's playing, you must. His command of the intrument is inspiring!

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  • 5

    boynton beach, FL
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  • June 30, 2008 Excellent

    This book is excellent for the intermeadiate reader... It is a great stepping stone and it will bring you into the advanced realm of reading... great for both electric bass and string bass.. very melodic.. It is also nice the way he set up all the etudes in different keys...

    ... Patitucci is a modern day master. get this book and learn and enjoy!!!!!

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