Ready to take your playing to the next level? Renowned bassist Andy McKee presents valuable how-to insight that upright bassists of all styles and levels can benefit from. The text, photos, music, diagrams
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
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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Beginning with quotes from famous pedagogues Ivan Galamian and Simon Fischer, spiccato strokes are defined and each variety of bow-stroke is examined and elaborated upon in detail. Collections of etudes
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
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 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
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