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Bass Bible (Second Edition). Composed by Paul Westwood. For Electric Bass Guitar. Flex bound, Rhythm/Backup. AMA Verlag. All Styles. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/2-CD Set. 288 pages. Published by AMA Verlag (MB.610164E).
ISBN 9783927190672. All Styles. 8.25 x 11.75 inches.
The English bassist Paul Westwood is one of the most in demand bass players of our time. His Bass Bible is the ultimate method book for every bass player. It contains a fascinating journey through the world of techniques, styles, grooves, and their evolution, using more than 1000 musical examples in all! This book is designed like a dictionary of musical phrases, which can be opened at the point that interests you. Learning a whole series of musical phrases, riffs, rhythms and patterns provides the basic language for performing within a group. Each section of the book captures the essence of a particular style, providing a springboard from which to start improvising. In notation and tablature for 4-string bass.
- BOOK ONE
- Finger style
- Soft/Hard Playing
- Spanish Style
- Plectrums & Picks
- Nail Playing
- Slap Bass
- The Squeeze
- Right Hand Tapping
- Walking 4 and Damping
- Pedals and Effects
- 49 Steps to Basic Theory
- Walking Bass Lines
- Scales, Arpeggios and Scale Exercises
- Major Scales
- Minor Scales
- Diatonic Modes
- Arpeggios (Major)
- Arpeggios (Minor)
- Scale Exercises
- Swing 4 Basic Changes
- Swing 4 with Chord Extensions
- Swing 4 with Passing Notes
- Triplet Fills
- Chord Sequences and Improvisation
- BOOK TWO
- Basic Grooves
- 8th Note Basic Grooves
- 16th Note Basic Grooves
- 12/8 Shuffle Basic Grooves
- Blues and R&B
- 12/8 Blues and R & B (Shuffle Feel)
- 4/4 Blues and R & B
- JAMES JAMERSON and Motown
- Bass Fills
- CHUCK RAINEY and Atlantic Records
- JAMES BROWN and Funk
- STANLEY CLARKE
- Straight 8th Note feel
- Syncopated 8th Note feel
- 16th Note feel
- Shuffle feel
- BOOK THREE
- Latin Music
- Latin Styles
- Latin Riffs
- Double Time Latin Riffs
- Spanish Flamenco
- Mexican Mariachi
- Cuban Mambo
- Cuban Rock
- Jamaican Reggae
- Even feel
- Even feel, no downbeat
- Shuffle feel
- Shuffle feel, no downbeat
- Brazilian Samba
- Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia
- BOOK FOUR
- African Music
- African Riffs
- North Africa & the Middle East
- Republic Congo (Zaire)
- South Africa & Soweto
- BOOK FIVE
- Boogie Lines
- Larry Graham & Mark King -- Slap Bass
- Slap (Beginners)
- Larry Graham -- Slap (Boogie)
- Mark King -- Slap (Popping)
- Jaco Pastorius -- Fretless Bass
- Fretless Bass Solos
- Natural Harmonics
- Chordal Harmonics
- Arpeggio Chord Progressions with Harmonics
- Synthesizer Bass
- Modern Riffs -- Jazz & Progressive Lines
- Modern Riffs
- Jazz & Progressive Lines
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