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Bass Styles Made Easy

By Chris Matheos

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Electric bass guitar - Beginning
Composed by Chris Matheos. Saddle-stitched, Licks and Phrases. Made Easy. All Styles. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21191BCD).

Item Number: MB.21191BCD

ISBN 9780786673605. 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.

  • About the Author 
  • Alternative/Metal  
  • Be-Bop 
  • Bluegrass  
  • Bossa Nova 
  • Chicago Blues 
  • Classical 
  • Country  
  • Funk  
  • Gospel 
  • Jazz Swing  
  • Listening 
  • Punk 
  • R&B  
  • Reggae 
  • Rock n Roll  
  • Rock-a-Billy  
  • Ska  
  • Soul 
  • Two-Hand Tapping  
  • Zydeco  
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