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Bass Secrets

Where Today's Bass Stylists Get to the Bottom Line

By John Stix

Bass Secrets (Where Today's Bass Stylists Get to the Bottom Line). For Bass. Book. 80 pages. Published by Cherry Lane Music (HL.2500100).

ISBN 1575602199. 9x12 inches.

Bass Secrets brings together 48 columns highlighting specific topics – ranging from the technical to the philosophical – from masters such as Stu Hamm, Randy Coven, Tony Franklin and Billy Sheehan. They cover topics including tapping, walking bass lines, soloing, hand positions, harmonics and more. Clearly illustrated with musical examples.

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    Valley Falls, NY
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • January 12, 2001 I wouldn't call these secrets.

    This book was not that great. It's called "Bass Secrets" but half the stuff is common knowlege that most people who know how to move their figers should know. I expected better from guys like Stu Hamm. Some of it was useful like artifical harmonics and some of the...

    chords, but the rest was disappointing.

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