Ryan Madora started contributing to No Treble with a series on Blues Bass. Now the Nashville-based session bassist has teamed up with her longtime musical partner Derrek Phillips to release the 12 Bar Blues Survival Pack (for Bass and Drums).
Frescia Belmar has released a new book to get your fingers in shape. “B4SSICS, Vol 1: Warmup & Technique” is her first instructional book and the beginning of her new series on fundamentals.
Pianist Kenny Werner’s “Effortless Mastery” has been a must-have book for the library of any musician looking to unlock their full potential. Now Werner has returned with “Becoming The Instrument: Lessons on Self-Mastery from Music to Life”.
Stuart Hamm has been creating jaw-dropping music for decades, and now Bassline Publishing is helping you to learn his back catalog. “Stuart Hamm Bass Transcriptions – The Early Years” features detailed transcriptions from Stu’s first three albums.
The music of J.S. Bach has resonated with people for hundreds of years, particularly his cello suites. The pieces have also been a great exercise for bassists. Heiko Jung’s new set of eBooks lays out the challenge for electric bassists.
Paul Wolfe has expanded his “How To Play Bass” lineup of instructional books with a new volume entitled “Bass Guitar in 50 Songs: Module 1”.
Michael Manring is known for his otherworldly playing, and a part of that comes from his deep understanding of alternate tunings. Now he’s teamed up with David Gross to create a series of books exploring the subject.
Get ready to sit in the pocket! Bassist and educator Bernhard Lackner has just released a new book. “Keep Grooving” features 10 play-along tracks for beginner and intermediate levels.
Start getting warmed up, because it’s time to hit the gym. Marek Bero has released the eighth book in his “Bass Gym” series, this time focusing on slap. “Bass Gym – 101 Essential Slap Bass Grooves” teaches five slap techniques.
Initially released in 2010, “The Mark King Bass Book” by Stuart Clayton has been re-licensed and re-released. The 192-page book features transcriptions of 10 of King’s bass lines from Level 42’s catalog as well as four live bass solos.
The bass has its own repertoire, but we can often learn new things by studying other instruments. That’s the idea behind the new book “Fernando Sor: Selected Studies Arranged for Electric Bass” by Paul Ballam-Cross.
Paul Wolfe of How-To-Play-Bass.com recently released an instructional book on how to play blues rock bass. Now he’s giving you tips to play like one of the greatest with “How To Play Bass – Learning From James Jamerson Vol. 1”.