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Latin Bass

The Essential Guide to Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Styles

By George Lopez

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The Essential Guide to Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Styles. Musicians Institute Press. Latin, Instructional and Play Along. Softcover instructional book and examples/accompaniment CD. With bass tablature, standard notation, chord names, instructional text, performance notes and bass notation legend. 32 pages. Published by Musicians Institute Press (HL.695543).

Item Number: HL.695543

ISBN 9780634017483. 9x12 inches. George Lopez & David Keif Private Lessons.

This must-have manual for all bassists teaches how to play Afro-Cuban and Brazilian styles such as mambo, cha cha cha, bolero, nanigo, songo, merengue, samba, bossa nova, 3/4 bossa nova, baiao, and partido alto. For each style, there is a brief introduction, an example or two of the basic groove, and a play-along song on the accompanying CD - both with and without bass parts. Also includes a list of artists for recommended listening.

  • Mambo 
  • Cha Cha Cha 
  • Bolero 
  • Nanigo 
  • Songo 
  • Merengue 
  • Samba 
  • Bossa Nova 
  • 3/4 Bossa Nova 
  • Baiao 
  • Partido Alto 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

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  • July 24, 2014 Good book

    This book gives the player forms and ideas that can be used immediately. Very straight-forward.

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