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Funk/Fusion Bass

By Jon Liebman

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Fretted. Funk. Softcover with CD. With guitar tablature. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.696553).

Item Number: HL.696553

ISBN 0793534534. 9x12 inches.

This follow-up to Funk Bass studies the techniques and grooves of today's top funk/fusion bass players. It includes sections on mastering the two-finger technique, string crossing, style elements, establishing a groove, building a funk/fusion soloing vocabulary, and a CD with over 90 tracks to jam along with. Features a foreword written by Earth, Wind And Fire bassist Verdine White.

  • Foreword by Verdine White 
  • Introduction 
  • A Word on Practicing 
  • Getting Started 
  • Evolution of the Bass 
  • Mastering the Two-Finger Technique 
  • Studies in String Crossings 
  • Style Elements 
  • The Hammer-on 
  • The Pull-Off 
  • The Slide 
  • The Trill 
  • The Shake 
  • The Bend 
  • Establishing a Groove 
  • Building a Vocabulary for Funk/Fusion soloing 
  • Discography 
  • Acknowledgments 
  • Notation Legend 
  • About the Author 
  • Endorsements 
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