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Beginning Bass for Adults

The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Bass

By Dave Overthrow

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Bass Guitar - Beginner
The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Bass. Composed by Dave Overthrow. Bass Guitar Method or Supplement; Book; CD; Method/Instruction. For Adults. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40272).

Item Number: AP.40272

ISBN 073909307X.

This fun and friendly step-by-step introduction to bass is written with the adult learner in mind. It is both a great self-teaching book and a great method for use with an instructor. Beginning Bass for Adults covers how to play scales, bass lines, and songs with easy-to-read examples in standard music notation and TAB. Blues, rock, reggae, and funk styles are covered, plus exciting techniques like slap & pop. In addition, detailed photographs and diagrams help simplify the learning process. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book is included.

  • About the Author 
  • Introduction 
  • How To Use This Book 
  • Chapter One 
  • Buying Your Bass 
  • Amplifiers 
  • Parts of the Bass 
  • Holding the Bass 
  • The Left Hand 
  • The Right Hand 
  • Tuning Your Bass 
  • CHAPTER TWO 
  • Reading Music---Pitch 
  • Reading Music---Time 
  • CHAPTER THREE 
  • Lesson 1: The Open Strings 
  • Lesson 2: Notes on the 1st String 
  • Dotted Half Note Time 
  • Triple Treat 
  • Mixing Matters 
  • Lesson 3: Notes on the 2nd String 
  • Notes on the 1st and 2nd String 
  • Lesson 4: Notes on the 3rd String 
  • Notes on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Strings 
  • Three-String Reggae 
  • Lesson 5: Notes on the 4th String 
  • Notes on All Four Strings 
  • All Four One 
  • High C 
  • Lesson 6: The Major Scale 
  • The Tie 
  • Terrific Ties 
  • Towering Ties 
  • The Repeat Sign 
  • 8 Bars in C 
  • Tune for Twelve 
  • Eighth Notes 
  • Eight To The Bar 
  • The Eighth Rest 
  • Rasta Riff 
  • Chapter Four 
  • Accidentals 
  • Key Signatures---The Key of G Major 
  • 3 Chords in G 
  • The Key of D Major 
  • Rock 'n' Roll Bass Line in D 
  • Rockin' with Eighths in G 
  • The Key of F Major 
  • Halves & Eighths in F 
  • Dotted Quarter Note 
  • Review of G and F Major 
  • Boogie in G 
  • Major Dots in F 
  • Cut Time 
  • Country Kid 
  • Samba in D 
  • CHAPTER FIVE 
  • Sixteenth Notes 
  • Rockin' the House in C 
  • Ballad in G 
  • Funky G 
  • Octaves 
  • Octa Funk 
  • Dotted Eighth Note 
  • Dotted Eighth Note 8-Bar Blues in C 
  • The Eighth-Note Triplet 
  • Eighth-Note Triplet Blues 
  • CHAPTER SIX 
  • Bass Tablature 
  • Intervals of the Major Scale 
  • Major Chords 
  • Major Chords in G 
  • Minor Chords 
  • Major and Minor Chord Tune 
  • Augmented and Diminished Chords 
  • Chords of the Major Scale 
  • I-IV-V Chord Progression 
  • I-IV-V Reggae 
  • I-vi-IV-V Chord Progression 
  • I-vi-IV-V Bass Lines 
  • I-vi-IV-V in A 
  • I-vi-IV-V Eighth-Note Boogie 
  • CHAPTER SEVEN 
  • Introducing the Blues 
  • The Blues Quick Four 
  • Blues Turnarounds 
  • Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Rockabilly Blues 
  • 8th-Note Rockabilly 
  • Dominant 7th Chords 
  • Dominant 7th Rockabilly Groove 
  • 8ths Are Dominant 
  • Swing Eighth Notes 
  • Swingin' with 8ths 
  • Bluesy 8th Swing 
  • Slow Blues 
  • Take It Slow 
  • 16-Bar Blues 
  • 16-Bar Blues in G 
  • Blues Scale 
  • Blues Scale Riff Tune 
  • CHAPTER EIGHT 
  • Minor 7th Chord 
  • Reggae in A Minor 
  • The Dorian Mode 
  • Dorian Dance 
  • A Dorian Rock Riff 
  • The Mixolydian Mode 
  • Mixolydian Riffs 
  • D Mixolydian Riff 
  • More Mixo 
  • Blues with Mixo 
  • CHAPTER NINE 
  • Funk  
  • Syncopation 
  • Funk in E 
  • Funk for Two 
  • Muted Notes 
  • Muted Note Funk 
  • Muted but Heard 
  • Introduction to Slap & Pop 
  • The Slap 
  • Slap Bass Lines 
  • The Pop 
  • Slap & Pop Bass Lines 
  • Slap & Pop with 10ths 
  • Bass Fingerboard Chart