The Funky Bass Book
Backbeat Books has released The Funky Bass Book, compiled and edited by former Bass Player magazine editor Bill Leigh.
The 256 page book offers a huge collection of “funked-up wisdom and inspiration”, tracing back to the pioneers of R&B, soul and funk, to the latest hop-hop, neo-soul and Gospel. The book’s forward is by Bootsy Collins.
The Funky Bass Book‘s comprehensive history of funk and R&B bass playing includes interviews with Larry Graham, Anthony Jackson, Chuck Rainey, Bootsy Collins, Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten, Meshell Ndegeocello and Andrew Gouche.