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The Funky Bass Book

The Funky Bass BookBackbeat 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.