World's Largest Sheet Music Selection


Reggae Bass

By Ed Friedland

Book/Online Audio Bass - Difficulty: easy-medium
Hal Leonard Bass Builders. Reggae. Softcover instructional book with online audio. With standard notation, bass tablature, chord names, instructional text and introductory text. 32 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695163).

Item Number: HL.695163

ISBN 9780793579945. 9x12 inches.

The complete guide to reggae and Jamaican bass styles, covering early ska, rock steady, roots reggae, dub, modern ska, dance hall, and more. The book includes performance tips and lessons, authentic grooves and riddims, standard notation & tab, and more. The CD features 47 full-demo tracks.

About Hal Leonard Bass Builders

Bass Builders is a series of technique book/audio packages created for the purposeful building and development of your chops. Each volume is written by an expert in that particular technique. And with the inclusion of audio - either CD or cassette - the added dimension of hearing exactly how to play particular grooves and techniques makes this truly like a private lesson.

Buy Together




Buy both for $25.98

[ { "catalogRefId":"2965750", "quantity":"1" }, { "catalogRefId":"19293295", "quantity":"1" } ]
AddtoCart Print
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 3

    Udine - Italy
    Difficulty Level:
  • September 13, 2008 Skanking around the world!!

    Funny and relaxing....

    22 of 45 people found this review helpful.
    Was this review useful? Yes No
  • 5

    Newport News, VA
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 19, 2006 Great book!

    This book is a detailed book about the art of the reggae bass, it explains the history, origins, and branches of reggae and gives you many examples to practice the bass (about 50 of them). This book helps you come up with your own reggae basslines by establishing rhythm and...

    feel as well as amp settings to get going. I recommend this to any fan of reggae music.

    Read More
    23 of 47 people found this review helpful.
    Was this review useful? Yes No
  • 5

    Parris Jordan
    San Diego, CA
    Difficulty Level:
  • July 02, 2004 Best Beginner Book for Reggae Bass

    There aren't very many, but this book is the absolute best book out there specifically for reggae bass so far! It takes you through the historical progression of the music, which gives me an edge when it comes to playing any style of reggae. There are also so helpful...

    tuning tips. If you like reggae bass and need a kick start to your undersatanding of the notation relative to the reggae ear, please see this book first and then don't worry...

    Read More
    22 of 47 people found this review helpful.
    Was this review useful? Yes No
Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.