Hal Leonard’s popular At A Glance series for guitarists is making its way to bassists with the release of several titles this year.
Each set in the series combines an interactive DVD and companion book.
The DVD lessons offer up on-screen music with tips and information about the subject matter and provides real world application through the use of popular tunes. Each release will be priced at $9.99.
The first two titles, Beginning Bass and Bass Fretboard Theory, are out now.
Beginning Bass kicks things off with music reading basics, right-hand technique and “first bass groove”.
Songs in this set include “Brass in Pocket”, “Crazy Train”, “Dancing in the Street”, “Eight Days a Week”, “I Fought the Law”, “Mr. Jones”, “Oye Como Va”, “Smooth”, “Thunderbird”, “What’s Going On”, “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’” and others.
Bass Fretboard Theory builds upon the first release with more essential concepts, covering the fretboard layout, bass interval workouts, scale construction, scale shapes and expanding on the groove.
The songs in this set include “Another One Bites the Dust”, “Barracuda”, “Gimme Some Lovin’”, “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”, “Lady Madonna”, “Money”, “Sweet Emotion”, “Under Pressure”, “You Really Got Me” and more.