Learn the art of jazz bass. Whether you are new to playing jazz or wish to hone your skills, and whether you play acoustic or electric bass, this book will help you expand your basic technique to create
This volume suits the advanced beginner to the upper-level student wishing to learn or improve skills starting in first position and proceeding methodically through higher positions as well as half position
Highly-esteemed pedagogue and virtuoso Orin O'Brien offers a lifetime of insight in her acclaimed String-Bass Notebook: Ideas, Tips and Pointers for the Complete Professional. This volume draws together
This revised edition marks over three decades in publication as "the standard" in bass method books. Through the years since this book was first published, Rufus felt that a major revision was needed. The
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Based on the violin studies of Franz Wohlfahrt, the goal of this never-before-seen collection is to learn to make a wide variety of tonal colors and shapes with music and to teach and reinforce bowing
This third installment provides bass students and performers a comprehensive review of bow strokes. Adapted from Otakar Sevcik's Op. 3 for violin, McCormick challenges bassists to carefully examine the way
My First Simandl preserves the original intent and musical/educational objectives that Franz Simandl set forth in his etude books New Method for the Double Bass, Vol. 1 and Thirty
This 1984 edition of the highly acclaimed method features extensive editorial notes by Lucas Drew, in both English and Japanese. An indispensable resource for students of the bass.
This systematized set of worksheets supplements any elementary class or private method. It is designed to help the student gain a better understanding of the problems of fingering and reading music while
This series makes excellent use of well-known folk songs. It uses first through fourth position, and extensive use of tunes with larger intervals such as fourths and fifths, to present a comprehensive
Learn the tricks and technique of playing Rockabilly Bass from one of the world's foremost masters, Johnny Hatton. In this book, along with video lessons online, he will teach you: The Snap, The Slap, Half
Here is a chance to enter the new world of playing today's music while learning to express your own musical creativity through improvisation. Don't be afraid! Rockin' Strings is going to teach you
The Suzuki Method of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki's view that every child is born with ability, and that man is the son of his environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned
Here is the perfect tool to get students to practice more frequently. Now available are piano accompaniment MIDI disks for the Suzuki Bass School, Volume 1. Recorded by Suzuki Accompanist Linda Perry on the