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The Total Jazz Bassist

A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Jazz Bass Playing

By David Overthrow and Tim Ferguson

Bass Guitar
A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Jazz Bass Playing. Composed by David Overthrow and Tim Ferguson. Bass Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. The Total Bassist. Jazz/Fusion. Book & CD. 128 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.26063).

Item Number: AP.26063

ISBN 0739043110.

The Total Jazz Bassist is a complete jazz method, giving equal treatment to electric and double bass. Covering such styles as bebop, Latin, funk, and fusion, this book provides examples and lessons that will help you become a well-rounded bassist. You'll learn to develop walking bass lines, how to solo, bass lines and solo patterns for blues changes, major and minor two-five-one progressions, dominant 7th chord scales, and more! A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is also included.

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  • 2014-07-24 16:41:34.0 Very Smart

    The most important thing about this book is its ability to explain advanced jazz concepts in an easy manner. Anyone should be able to understand these concepts after completing this book.

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