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12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Bass

12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Bass

Hal Leonard’s Inside the Blues series released earlier this year has an edition focused solely on bass, penned by Dave Rubin. 12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Bass is a book/CD combo offering up a well-rounded approach to learning – or improving – playing various forms of the blues. Rubin starts off with the basics, including tuning and breaking down...

Foo Fighters: Ultimate Bass Play-Along

Foo Fighters: Ultimate Bass Play-Along

Alfred Music Publishing has published Foo Fighters: Ultimate Bass Play-Along, the newest edition in the company’s Ultimate Play-Along series. Featuring eight Foo Fighters tunes, the book and two enhanced CD set offers authentic transcriptions of Nate Mendel‘s bass lines, and is also available in guitar and drum editions. The CDs include two audio tracks per song – one offers a...

Early Rock: Bass Play-Along

Early Rock: Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard has released Volume 30 of their Bass Play-Along Series, focusing on the early years of rock and roll. Early Rock: Bass Play-Along includes tab for eight songs, as well as the melody and lyrics for each. The book comes with a companion CD, offering the bass track and separate backing tracks for playing along. As with the other...

U2: Bass Play-Along

U2: Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard has introduced a new book in their Bass Play-Along series, with the release of U2: Bass Play-Along Volume 41. The 80 page book offers bass tab, plus the lyrics and melody for eight U2 tunes, and the bass lines by Adam Clayton. As with all the books in Hal Leonard’s Play-Along series, Volume 41 includes a companion CD,...

Alfred Adds Radiohead to Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series

Alfred Adds Radiohead to Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series

Alfred has expanded their Ultimate PLay-Along series with a volume dedicated to Radiohead. Ultimate Bass Play-along Radiohead: Authentic Bass Tab includes a 56-page book with musical notation and TAB transcriptions offering up Colin Greenwood‘s bass lines for eight of Radiohead’s most popular songs. The book is accompanied by two enhanced CDs containing sound-alike recordings for each tune. The CDs have...

L’il Brats Bass Method

L’il Brats Bass Method

Bassist and private instructor Brian Emmel has been teaching bass for over 20 years. As he set out to teach young kids how to play the bass, he realized there was nothing on the market that suited them. So he decided to write L’il Brats Bass Method, a method book designed for kids 9 years and up. “In the last...

Disturbed Bassist John Moyer Releases “Modern Metal Bass” Instructional DVD

Disturbed Bassist John Moyer Releases “Modern Metal Bass” Instructional DVD

Bassist John Moyer has teamed up with Hal Leonard and Rock House to release Modern Metal Bass, a 2-DVD instructional set for constructing bass lines. Moyer, the bassist for the multi-platinum selling band Disturbed, shares the techniques he employs with the band, including using a pick to attack the strings and create a more aggressive sound, using octaves and fifths,...

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AC/DC: Bass Play-Along Volume 40

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

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...

Alfred Music Releases Bryan Beller’s “Mastering Tone and Versatility”

Alfred Music Releases Bryan Beller’s “Mastering Tone and Versatility”

Bryan Beller’s first ever instructional DVD, Mastering Tone and Versatility, has been released by Alfred Music Publishing. Beller is a bassist known for both his tone and versatility, with playing credits ranging from extreme metal to fusion to R&B and plenty in between. To help teach that sort of diversity, the bassist calls upon some of his cohorts. The DVD...

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

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...

Bruno Tauzin Releases Indian Bass: 72 Ragas Instructional eBook

Bruno Tauzin Releases Indian Bass: 72 Ragas Instructional eBook

Bruno Tauzin has released Indian Bass: 72 Ragas, an instructional ebook that delves into the Melakarta Ragas which are the Indian equivalent of scales and modes from traditional Western Harmony. The 47-page book includes a total of 72 Ragas in the key of C, written in both musical notation and tab. In addition to the Ragas, Indian Bass has an...