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Contemporary Rock Styles for the Bass

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Contemporary Rock Styles for the Bass edited by Gary Kelly. For bass. The Collective Contemporary Styles Series. Instructional, Rhythm and Play Along. Instructional book and accompaniment/examples CD. Standard notation. 40 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CO6).

ISBN 082586268X. With standard notation. Instructional, Rhythm and Play Along.

This book and CD are about the styles and grooves that make up the full array of today's Rock scene. If you want to be a well-rounded, well-trained musician, this is the material you need to know. You will also get an insight into the constant cross-fertilization of sub-styles that make Rock a rich and exciting musical genre.The book breaks down rock into fifteen of the most important sub-styles. For each sub-style, you get a comprehensive lesson centering on a fully notated "chart" of the music on the CD. The CD contains a performance demo and then a version without the bass for you to play-along. With the sound of the music in your ears, you can study and practice the technical aspects of performing the rhythms in each style.

About The Collective Contemporary Styles Series

The material in The Collective Contemporary Styles Series represents many years of work on the part of many talented Collective faculty members, who have had the experience of playing and teaching these styles to literally thousands of young rhythm-section musicians over the last thirty years. This series is the fruit of their labor and talent with the information presented in a manner that is easy to grasp. Each book in this collection contains: historical references and background, useful information and explanations about the styles, notated musical examples of each approach, detailed points about "feel", important performance tips, extensive Discographies and Bibliographies, biographies of each author and demonstration performances and play-along tracks on accompaniment CDs.

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