A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing, but it is also used in rock music, blues, rockabilly, R&B, Gospel, Latin, country and many other types of music. The term "walking"
Mingus, Charles. Musical analyses by, Andrew Homzy. Published by Hal Leonard, Milwaukee. Copyright 1991. Essential jazz publication! Over 50 Mingus charts with each including a lead sheet, analysis, history
Bunny Brunel has played with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Wayne Shorter and many other jazz and fusion greats. In this Book/DVD combination, he has compiled over 250 pages of "nuts and bolts"
This is an excellent and thorough bass method designed to provide a musical foundation and expertise in technique and theory in the jazz and rock idioms. Ear training, transposition, modulation,
This 104 page collection contains note-for-note transcriptions with tab of Jaco's brilliant bass work on 16 songs including: Amerika; Birdland; Blackbird; The Chicken; Chromatic Fantasy; Come On, Come
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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16 great performances by legendary jazz bassists transcribed note-for-note with tab for acoustic and electric bass. Includes: Autumn Leaves (Scott LaFaro); C-Jam Blues (Ray Brown);
This set of 11 originals in a variety of jazz styles vary in grade levels from Easy to Advanced. Composed by Lynn Seaton, Assistant Professor in the Jazz Studies Division of the College of Music at the
One of the all-time heavyweight champions of the upright bass, Ray Brown pushed the limits of the instrument both physically and musically and will be forever regarded as one of the finest musicians in jazz
A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass. This "Play It Like It Is" bass book and CD pack lets bassists learn Rocco's
More than a fun play-along, this book and CD combination is written at the easy to medium-easy level for young and developing players. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz
Sittin' In with the Big Band, Vol. 2 is more than a fun play-along. This book and CD combination features ten big-band charts written at the medium difficulty level for players with some
The Total Jazz Bassist is a complete jazz method, giving equal treatment to both electric and double bass. Covering styles like bebop, Latin, funk, and fusion, this book provides examples and
Designed for the beginning bassist, here is an in-depth book and CD combination on how to create authentic-sounding walking bass lines. It includes many exercises on how to get aspiring bass players up and
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