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  • Funk Bass Fills

    Funk Bass Fills

    Berklee bass professor Anthony Vitti has released his latest method book, this time focusing on funk bass. Funk Bass Fills offers up bass fills spanning funk, soul, R&B and hip-hop styles, playing fills in different positions and keys, funk rhythms and rhythmic patterns and more. The 72-page book comes with a companion play-along CD, including... »

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along

    Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along

    Hal Leonard has added a new edition to their Bass Play-Along series, with the release of Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along (Vol. 42). The 80 page book offers up tab for nine Flea bass lines, with the standard enhanced audio CD that is included with each book in this series. The audio provides the... »

  • The Book of Jaco – the Ultimate Compendium of the Genius of Jaco Pastorius

    The Book of Jaco – the Ultimate Compendium of the Genius of Jaco Pastorius

    Bassist Mike Cornelison spent years of intense study on the work of Jaco Pastorius while studying at Musicians Institute. After graduating MI with honors, Cornelison began compiling his studies and ultimately put together a book including 26 of the late bassist’s lines from various albums and acts over his career. The Book of Jaco –... »

  • 12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Bass

    12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Bass

    Hal Leonard’s Inside the Blues series released earlier this year has an edition focused solely on bass, penned by Dave Rubin. 12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Bass is a book/CD combo offering up a well-rounded approach to learning – or improving – playing various forms of the blues. Rubin starts off with the basics,... »

  • Early Rock: Bass Play-Along

    Early Rock: Bass Play-Along

    Hal Leonard has released Volume 30 of their Bass Play-Along Series, focusing on the early years of rock and roll. Early Rock: Bass Play-Along includes tab for eight songs, as well as the melody and lyrics for each. The book comes with a companion CD, offering the bass track and separate backing tracks for playing... »

  • U2: Bass Play-Along

    U2: Bass Play-Along

    Hal Leonard has introduced a new book in their Bass Play-Along series, with the release of U2: Bass Play-Along Volume 41. The 80 page book offers bass tab, plus the lyrics and melody for eight U2 tunes, and the bass lines by Adam Clayton. As with all the books in Hal Leonard’s Play-Along series, Volume... »

  • Alfred Adds Radiohead to Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series

    Alfred Adds Radiohead to Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series

    Alfred has expanded their Ultimate PLay-Along series with a volume dedicated to Radiohead. Ultimate Bass Play-along Radiohead: Authentic Bass Tab includes a 56-page book with musical notation and TAB transcriptions offering up Colin Greenwood‘s bass lines for eight of Radiohead’s most popular songs. The book is accompanied by two enhanced CDs containing sound-alike recordings for... »

  • The Ultimate Bass Songbook: The Complete Resource for Every Bass Player

    The Ultimate Bass Songbook: The Complete Resource for Every Bass Player

    Hal Leonard has published a whopper of a bass transcription book. The Ultimate Bass Songbook: The Complete Resource for Every Bass Player includes note-for-note transcriptions for 70 songs, spanning bass lines, bass melodies and solo bass arrangements. The book is designed to allow you to pick the arrangement you prefer to many top hits. The... »

  • Hal Leonard Releases Sheet Music Direct for iPad

    Hal Leonard Releases Sheet Music Direct for iPad

    Hal Leonard has brought their digital sheet music store to the iPad. Sheet Music Direct for iPad is a three-in-one app, allowing access to the publisher’s more than 100,000 songs available for purchase, as well as a sheet music viewer and score library. Past Sheet Music Direct customers can access all their previous purchases through... »

  • Bruno Tauzin Releases Indian Bass: 72 Ragas Instructional eBook

    Bruno Tauzin Releases Indian Bass: 72 Ragas Instructional eBook

    Bruno Tauzin has released Indian Bass: 72 Ragas, an instructional ebook that delves into the Melakarta Ragas which are the Indian equivalent of scales and modes from traditional Western Harmony. The 47-page book includes a total of 72 Ragas in the key of C, written in both musical notation and tab. In addition to the... »