Jon De Lucia has followed up his popular book “Bach Shapes: Diatonic Sequences for Bass” with a new offering called “Bach Shapes II”. The sequel features 144 pages of new studies for bassists.
If you’ve been following No Treble for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve seen videos of Josh Cohen playing some mind-bending bass tapping. Now he’s released a transcription and play-along book on the subject.
Mile Twelve bassist Nate Sabat has published a new book for beginners called “Dirt Simple Upright Bass”. The 45-page book, which is geared towards bluegrass players, is split into two parts.
Ariane Cap’s and Wolf Wein’s new book “The Pattern System for the Bass Player” is now available. The 330-page book is packed with diagrams and exercises to teach fretboard proficiency as well as improvisation and mental practice.
Nate Navarro has been wowing No Treble readers for years. Now, he’s ready to teach us a thing or two in his first book, “BASS: 4-String Etudes, Riffs, Songs & Exercises”.
Janek Gwizdala has added another book to his jazz education series with “Iconic Lines for Bass Guitar: An Interactive Chronology of the Genes of Jazz Vocabulary”. The book aims to teach you vocabulary from the genre’s entire existence.
Teymur Phell and Jim Kalbach published “Killer Walking Bass” back in 2018, and now they’re pushing things even further with Killer Walking Bass Volume 2. Volume 2 includes melodic lines for eight songs with more challenging chord changes
Bassist and educator Dan Hawkins has published a new instructional book called “Complete Fingerstyle Bass Technique”. The method includes over 110 exercises from beginner to pro levels for building your chops.
Evan Marien has released the second volume in his series of books on the hexatonic scale. “Minor Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 2” builds upon volume one, with exercises crafted to expand your musical vocabulary.
Jazz master Ron Carter has just released a new book called “Chartography – Reinvented Transcriptions”. Described as a completely new innovation, the book includes five of his performances of “Autumn Leaves” with the Miles Davis Quartet.
John Patitucci has worked with the legends. Saying he has a deep well of knowledge on walking bass lines is an understatement. Now he’s sharing that knowledge with a new book simply called “Walking Bass”.
After releasing “Bach Shapes” in January, Jon De Lucia has introduced a new book to put those shapes into to practice. “Bach Shapes: The Etudes” utilizes pieces of Bach’s melodic material in a jazz context over standard chord changes.