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Stuart Clayton Releases “The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes” in iBook Format
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Stuart Clayton Releases “The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes” in iBook Format

Bassist/author Stuart Clayton is taking his popular bass method books and publishing them in iBook format, offering new interactive features for the books previously only available in print. The first release is Clayton’s The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes, re-imagined for the digital format. The iBook format introduces full versions of each of the supporting tracks, as embedded...

Stuart Clayton: Thumb King
Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: Thumb King

Stuart Clayton is back with a new video, this time demonstrating a tune he wrote for the Rockschool Exam board. Stuart says this composition was written to meet a requirement for a “slap bass composition in the style of Mark King/Level 42”. Good stuff as always from Mr. Clayton! (And great camera work too.)

Stuart Clayton: “Shape of My Heart” for Solo Bass
Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: “Shape of My Heart” for Solo Bass

Time for some new awesomeness by bassist Stuart Clayton. This is Stuart’s arrangement of Sting’s tune “Shape of My Heart”, for solo bass. The arrangement comes from Stuart’s book, Solo Arrangements for Electric Bass.

Stuart Clayton: Nothing Else Matters – Solo Bass Arrangement
Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: Nothing Else Matters – Solo Bass Arrangement

Stuart Clayton offers his take on Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”, performed as a solo bass arrangement. Stuart wanted to include the tune in his Solo Arrangements for Electric Bass book, but couldn’t secure the copyright permission in time. For those who feel up for the challenge, Stuart has posted the sheet music and MP3 on his Bassline Publishing website. (Dig...

The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes
Sheet Music & Instruction

The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes

Stuart Clayton has released his latest bass method book, The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes, through his Bassline Publishing company. The Bass Player’s Guide to Scales & Modes is a thorough reference manual featuring all the scales, modes and arpeggios, from construction to recommended fretboard patterns. “[This] is a book that I have written in response to teaching...

John Paul Jones, Michael Manring to Attend Manson’s Guitar Show
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John Paul Jones, Michael Manring to Attend Manson’s Guitar Show

Manson’s Guitar Shop has announced ex-Led Zeppelin/ Them Crooked Vultures bassist John Paul Jones will be a special guest at their 16th annual guitar show, set for October 23 and 24th, 2010 at the Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter, England. Jones has a long standing with company owner Hugh Manson, who just released a signature model for JPJ based on...

Stuart Clayton Releases Solo Arrangements for Electric Bass
Sheet Music & Instruction

Stuart Clayton Releases Solo Arrangements for Electric Bass

Stuart Clayton has released his latest bass method book, Solo Arrangements for Electric Bass. The book includes a selection of solo arrangements for a variety of popular songs, including the theme from The Simpsons, made famous by Clayton in one of the most popular videos ever featured on No Treble. Each arrangement includes a full breakdown of the various techniques...

Sheet Music & Instruction

The Mark King Bass Book Released

Bassline Publishing has recently released the Mark King Bass Book, which contains transcriptions of the Level 42 frontman’s bass lines, as well as live bass solos with detailed performance notes. The 139-page book, which was written by Stuart Clayton, also includes a biography, extensive bassography, and an exclusive interview. Included Transcriptions: Sandstorm Theme To Margaret Mr. Pink 88 43 Dune...

Reader Spotlight: Stuart Clayton
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Stuart Clayton

Meet Stuart Clayton, our player in the spotlight for November 17, 2009. Bio: I have been a pro bassist for about eight years. During that time I have had six instructional books published with Sanctuary Publishing and worked for Bass Guitar Magazine (UK) since its first issue. I am currently the bassist with Carl Palmer’s Band (of Emerson Lake and...

Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: solo bass jazz medley

Another great video from Flemming’s list… this time, bassist Stuart Clayton performs a medley of jazz tunes.

Stuart Clayton: The Simpsons Theme, Bass Style
Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: The Simpsons Theme, Bass Style

Okay, we’re now huge fans of bassist Stuart Clayton, after watching exactly one video. It didn’t hurt that he’s playing the theme from The Simpsons. Or that he nailed it. See for yourself: