Publisher Desc. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Bass Method-the first and best choice for today's beginning bass student. Alfred's Basic Bass Method features clear, well-paced instruction covering popular styles like rock, blues, country, and jazz with lots of photos and diagrams. Bassists can now pick up this comprehensive sequel and learn triplets, 6/8 and 12/8 time, new notes and scales, how to create their own bass lines, dynamics, hammer-ons and pull-offs, the blues, slap and pop technique, and licks in the styles of famous bass players. The book also includes a complete chord chart.