Grammy Nominee Shares Pro Advice in Book on Playing Upright Bass
Andy McKee, a jazz bassist nominated for two Grammys for his work with the Mingus Big Band, has authored a book to help others improve their playing.
101 Upright Bass Tips: Stuff All the Pros Know and Use is designed for bassists of all skill levels, offering insight on a wide swath of topics, from improvising, soloing and practicing to instrument care, performance, and right-and-left-hand technique.
McKee is also the author of 2011’s Jazz Bass On Top: A Guide To Left-Hand Technique Feat. 50 Jazz Classics For String Bass.
With text, photos, diagrams, and accompanying online audio tracks, 101 Upright Bass Tips provides the full package for any upright player looking to take their playing to the next level.
The book, published by Hal Leonard, is out now.