Music Theory for the Bass Player

Author: Ariane Cap
Publisher: Capcat Music Publishing
ISBN: 0996727604
Release Date: 2015-08-25
Genre: Bass guitar

A comprehensive and immediately applicable guide to making you a well grounded groover, informed band mate and all around more creative musician.An approach that uses intervals as the basic building blocks to explore scales and their modes, chords and the basics of harmony, this book looks at the workings of music in a bass-centered way. Packed with fretboard diagrams, musical examples and exercises, these 200 pages of need-to-know information are peppered with mind bending quizzes, sure-to-remember mnemonics, as well as innovative and effective learning approaches. Detailed and extensive photo demonstrations provide tools for optimizing posture and fingering practices for best tone, timing and building chops. The source book for the enthusiastic bassist.

The Bass Book

Author: Tony Bacon
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0879309245
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Music

The first full-color, comprehensive history, tracing the entire development of one of the 20th century's most important musical instruments. Based on firsthand interviews with primary inventors and makers of past and present bass guitars, this new book examines the birth of the instrument, its popularization during the 1960s and 1970s, and modern variations of the instrument.

Essential Bass Technique

Author: Peter Murray
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0634032674
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Music

Beginner Bass Guitar Instruction

Serious Electric Bass

Author: Joel Di Bartolo
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457460963
Release Date: 1997-02-13
Genre: Music

Bass basics, major scales and modes, harmonic and melodic minor scales and modes, arpeggio patterns and symmetric scales (whole tone and diminished). Serious Electric Bass is a definitive, comprehensive, user-friendly guide for electric bassists of all levels.

Intergalactic Bass

Author: Carlo Mombelli
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 1476868891
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Music

(Bass Instruction). This book is based on the scale types that are necessary to master and understand the chord/scale relationships found in many styles of music. By keeping things simple and uncluttered, each page consists of only one scale type, illustrated on a bass guitar neck with the correct fingering a vital part of organizing the hands. The more organized the hands, the easier it is to play. The arpeggio shape is super-imposed over the corresponding scale in order to create an understanding of the chord/scale relationship. This is better explained with diagrams and not notation. However, because it is a good idea to associate finger positions with their notational equivalents, notation is also included. A simple but comprehensive jazz theory section is also included. This will help the student gain a deeper understanding of harmony and further insight into how to apply the scales found in this book.

Bass Fitness An Exercising Handbook Music Instruction

Author: Josquin des Pres
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781476857244
Release Date: 1991-05-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar School). The purpose of this book is to provide the aspiring bass player with a wide variety of finger exercises for developing the techniques necessary to succeed in today's music scene. It can also play an important role in a bass player's daily practicing program. The 200 exercises are designed to help increase your speed, improve your dexterity, develop accuracy and promote finger independence. Recommended by world-acclaimed bass players, music schools and music magazines, this is the ultimate bass handbook. The added use of photos makes the lessons complete!

Bass Player s Guide to the Galaxy

Author: Janek Gwizdala
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1973817314
Release Date: 2017-09-04

Chordal Harmony is the definitive guide to mastering the art of chords on bass. Expertly crafted as a comprehensive, step-by-step method by world-renowned bassist Janek Gwizdala, this book is designed to leave no musician behind. Whether you have no previous knowledge of music theory or harmony, or are a more experienced player looking for a tool to push your furthest boundaries, Chordal Harmony will increase your abilities in harmonic vocabulary, voice leading, chord melody, playing in all 12 keys, composition, and so much more. London-born, US-based bass player and record producer Janek Gwizdala has been on the international music scene for over twenty years, touring as a band leader and working as musical director or sideman with some of the most respected names in the industry. These include: Randy Brecker, Mike Stern, John Mayer, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, John Patitucci, and Airto Moreira. As a recording artist and band leader, Janek has released eight albums as a leader; as an author, published three critically acclaimed books; and has toured the world extensively with music, while also touring as a lecturer and clinician in the world's leading educational establishments.

Bass Chord Picture Book

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781609744052
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Music

A user-friendly photo chord guide showing basic chord tones for major, minor, dominant 7th, sus 7, minor 7, major 7, diminished, augmented, sixth, minor 6th, 7#5 and 7b5 chords. the arpeggios for each of the above chord forms are pictured on the fretboard and given in notation and diagram form in all twelve keys!

The Working Bassist s Tool Kit

Author: Ed Friedland
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0879306157
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Music

(Book). This book by Bass Player contributing editor and columnist Ed Friedland teaches electric or acoustic bassists of any style the musical skills essential in the working world, survival tips for tackling any gig, and techniques for achieving a competitive edge. It helps new working bassists hit the ground running, and pro players grow stronger. Topics include time and groove, chord charts, ear training, doubling, thumb technique, keeping time, faking tunes and many more, plus ways to assess a gig and deliver the goods. Includes lots of musical examples and exercises, both in the book and on the play-along CD.

Bass Hanon

Author: Scott Barnard
Publisher: Hal Leonard
ISBN: 9781480358621
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Music

(Bass Instruction). If you want to work on your bass guitar chops, this is the book for you! These 75 exercises will help you build your endurance and flexibility, challenging you in fun, interesting and methodical ways. Topics include: left-hand finger patterns; pull-offs and hammer-ons; string crossing; harmonic technique; arpeggios; scales; blues sequences; chords on the bass; articulations; rhythms; harmonics; and more.

Bass Tab Book

Author: Tools for Tools for the Muso
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1511618019
Release Date: 2015-04-06

Bass Tab Blank Notation Pad for 4 String Bass. 40 pages with 10 TAB systems per page. Tools for the Muso make a range of music and manuscript books that help you get your ideas down on paper. Even with the huge amount of technology around today, sometimes you just want a well laid out pad to jot down exercises, ideas and transcriptions.

Bass Aerobics

Author: Jon Liebman
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781480351820
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Music

(Bass Builders). Perfect for beginning to advanced players, this book with audio by world-renowned bassist and educator Jon Liebman provides a 52-week, one-exercise-per-week workout program for developing, improving and maintaining bass guitar technique. Liebman teaches: chromatics; scales & arpeggios; string-crossing and advanced patterns; slapping & popping; and more -- all in styles ranging from rock, funk and R&B to jazz, disco, reggae and more. Bassists using "Bass Aerobics" will benefit from increased speed, improved dexterity, better accuracy and heightened coordination not to mention an awesome new groove vocabulary! The accompanying audio contains all 52 workout grooves for both demonstration and play-along.

Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn

Author: Raymond J. Wlodkowski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119077992
Release Date: 2017-08-28
Genre: Education

The classic interdisciplinary reference on adult education, updated for today's learning environment Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn provides adult educators with the information and strategies they need to guide non-traditional students toward positive educational outcomes. Providing a clear framework, guidelines for instructional planning, real-world examples, and cutting-edge ideas, this book fills the need for intrinsically motivating instruction targeted specifically toward adults returning to school. This new fourth edition sharpens the focus on community colleges, where most first-generation college students and working adults begin their higher education, and explores the rising use of technology and alternative delivery methods including a new chapter covering online instruction. Since the publication of its first edition, this book has become a classic reference for understanding adult motivation in educational and training settings. As more and more adults re-enter the educational system, instructors and trainers will find extraordinary value in this exploration at the intersection of research and practice. Examine the latest neuroscience and psychological research pertaining to adult motivation and learning Delve into alternative formats including online learning, interactive learning materials, and more Elicit and encourage adult intrinsic motivation using the Motivational Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching and sixty practical, research-backed strategies Adopt a culturally responsive instructional approach for an inclusive and equitable learning environment. Adult students differ from traditional students in motivation, attitude, experience, and more; this, combined with an increasingly diverse body of students as well electronic delivery methods, makes today's teaching environment a new landscape for instructors to navigate. Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn provides a clear guide to success for instructors and students alike.

Serious Games and Edutainment Applications

Author: Minhua Ma
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319516455
Release Date: 2017-03-03
Genre: Computers

With the continued application of gaming for training and education, which has seen exponential growth over the past two decades, this book offers an insightful introduction to the current developments and applications of game technologies within educational settings, with cutting-edge academic research and industry insights, providing a greater understanding into current and future developments and advances within this field. Following on from the success of the first volume in 2011, researchers from around the world presents up-to-date research on a broad range of new and emerging topics such as serious games and emotion, games for music education and games for medical training, to gamification, bespoke serious games, and adaptation of commercial off-the shelf games for education and narrative design, giving readers a thorough understanding of the advances and current issues facing developers and designers regarding games for training and education. This second volume of Serious Games and Edutainment Applications offers further insights for researchers, designers and educators who are interested in using serious games for training and educational purposes, and gives game developers with detailed information on current topics and developments within this growing area.