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Aidan Hampson Transcribes Prince, MJ, and Aerosmith for Bass
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Aidan Hampson Transcribes Prince, MJ, and Aerosmith for Bass

Top bass transcriptionist Aidan Hampson has another bunch of downloadable transcription books available — Michael Jackson: Bad, Best of Prince and Best of Aerosmith for Bass. Hampson notes that the Bad transcriptions complete his Quincy Jones trilogy. “There are some fantastic basslines here from the likes of Nathan East and Greg Phillinganes. This is the first time that hits like...

Learn More About Playing Like Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr in New Book
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Learn More About Playing Like Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr in New Book

Hal Leonard’s book, Royal Blood for Guitar and Bass with Tab, provides an insight into how Mike Kerr, bassist/vocalist for the bass/drum duo Royal Blood, creates his sound. His bass setup allows him to use his bass to emulate two guitars, as well as carry its own sound. “Through careful arranging of the riffs and deft switching, he’s able to...

Aidan Hampson Transcribes Blur, Green Day, The Killers and The Stone Roses
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Aidan Hampson Transcribes Blur, Green Day, The Killers and The Stone Roses

Transcriptionist Aidan Hampson has released bass transcriptions of Green Day’s Dookie and The Stone Roses’ self-titled debut album, as well as best-of compilations for The Killers and Blur. All the transcriptions are PDF downloads, easily purchased with a click, for less than $8. Check out the songs covered in each book: Blur (Best Of) Song List: There’s No Other Way...

Bad Company Transcriptions Published
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Bad Company Transcriptions Published

If you love the bass lines the late Boz Burrell played in Bad Company and long to recreate them, you’re in luck. Eric Beaulé has transcribed a dozen Burrell bass lines in the eBook, Boz Burrell, Bad Company Bass Transcriptions. Written in standard notation and TAB, the book covers some of Bad Company’s top songs. Burrell, who often played fretless,...

Transcriptions of Bacharach/David, Madness and The Jam Available
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Transcriptions of Bacharach/David, Madness and The Jam Available

Note-for-note bass transcriptions of songs by legendary tunesmiths Burt Bacharach & Hal David and the bands Madness and The Jam are now available, courtesy of Guitar Music Publishing. Peter Croppier transcribed downloadable PDF books for each of the artists, and the combined music you can play as the result of his work is something else. Just take a look at...

Stuart Clayton Transcribes Stu Hamm Album
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Stuart Clayton Transcribes Stu Hamm Album

Love Stuart Hamm’s seven-song solo bass suite on his 2015 album Book of Lies? Well, bassist and author (and No Treble contributor) Stuart Clayton has transcribed it for you, along with the rest of the album. Clayton’s book, Stu Hamm – The Book of Lies Bass Transcriptions, was checked by Hamm for accuracy and features his insights and performance notes,...

Aidan Hampson Transcribes Dylan, Elvis, Buckley and Queen
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Aidan Hampson Transcribes Dylan, Elvis, Buckley and Queen

Prolific bass transcriptionist Aidan Hampson is back with a new slate of downloadable PDF transcriptions. This time out, the selections are Bob Dylan — Bass Transcriptions, Best of Elvis for Bass, Jeff Buckley — Grace, and Queen — Bass Transcriptions. Check out the song list for each book below. Bob Dylan — Bass Transcriptions: Subterranean Homesick Blues Like a Rolling...

Songbook for Beginner Bassists Offers Wide Variety
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Songbook for Beginner Bassists Offers Wide Variety

Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start, especially if you’re new to playing bass. Hal Leonard Corp.’s First 50 Songs You Should Play On Bass aims to help. The book features easy arrangements (tab) of songs bassists often want to play. Check out the song list: American Girl Billie Jean Black Dog Blister In The Sun Blitzkrieg Bop Born...

More Than 60 Songs/Riffs Included in Bass Tab Method Book
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More Than 60 Songs/Riffs Included in Bass Tab Method Book

Looking for a little extra help in learning songs you’ve always loved? Hal Leonard Corp. has released its Bass Tab Method – Book Two. The second book helps you learn more notes up the fretboard, scales, and beginner slap bass technique. The book also comes with online audio featuring demos of the riffs/songs covered in the book, which include classics...

Aidan Hampson Transcribes Funk, Bowie, Cover Tunes and Michael Jackson
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Aidan Hampson Transcribes Funk, Bowie, Cover Tunes and Michael Jackson

Transcriptionist Aidan Hampson has returned with a new set of transcription books: 70’s Funk, Essential Cover Band Songs Vol. 2, and poignantly, with the the Jan. 10 death of David Bowie, Best of Bowie. He has also released his transcriptions from Michael Jackson’s 1979 album, Off the Wall. The books, available as PDF downloads, are feature bass transcriptions of great...