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

AC/DC: Bass Play-Along Volume 40
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AC/DC: Bass Play-Along Volume 40

Hal Leonard’s Bass Play-Along series reaches number 40 with the release of AC/DC: Bass Play-Along. The new book features bass transcriptions for eight AC/DC hits from over the years, as originally recorded with bassists Cliff Williams and Mark Evans. The 64 page book includes TAB as well as the melody and lyrics for each tune. Like all the other releases...

Red Hot Chili Peppers “I’m with You Bass” Transcription Book Released
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Red Hot Chili Peppers “I’m with You Bass” Transcription Book Released

Last year, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with their latest album, I’m With You. The album was the band’s first in five years, tenth overall, and first to feature guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, who replaced longtime guitarist John Frusciante. The album was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album and was well received by fans. Hal Leonard has just...

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

The Jamiroquai Bass Book Released Worldwide
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The Jamiroquai Bass Book Released Worldwide

Bassline Publishing has announced the worldwide release of The Jamiroquai Bass Book, featuring transcriptions of 16 tracks from the group’s first two albums, Emergency on Planet Earth and Return of the Space Cowboy. Previously unavailable in the U.S., the 134-page book provides musical notation, TAB and chord symbols for all the lines played by founding bassist Stuart Zender. Each track...

Metallica: Classic Songs for Bass
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Metallica: Classic Songs for Bass

Cherry Lane Music has published a new series by Danny Gill, focusing on the music of Metallica. Metallica: Classic Songs for Bass is a book/DVD package, featuring note-for-note transcriptions of eight Metallica tunes. The book includes both standard notation and tab. The DVD includes instruction by Gill, demonstrating many bass lines from the song (run time: 1 hour, 24 minutes)....

Ask Damian Erskine: My Sense of Groove
Ask Damian Erskine

Ask Damian Erskine: My Sense of Groove

I get a lot of emails asking about how to play certain grooves from some of my tunes. I have a new book coming out that deals with many of my techniques, and I explain them in the same way drummers explain drum rudiments. The book will include an mp3 CD with over 100 tracks of all of the exercises...

Bottoms Up: Breaking Down Paul Chambers’ “Mopp Shoe Blues”
Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up: Breaking Down Paul Chambers’ “Mopp Shoe Blues”

Today I’d like to talk about another historical great who I’m sure is familiar to many, Mr. Paul Chambers (1935-1969). I think I have a treat for some folks who already know about him: a transcription of a tune called “Mopp Shoe Blues” off the record First Bassman. “P.C.”, as he is commonly known in many circles, was born in...