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Basso Ridiculoso Releases The Book of Triads

Basso Ridiculoso Releases The Book of Triads

The Book of Triads, a new instructional e-book on triad exercises, is available for download for use with a Kindle, iOS device and desktop. The book contains 80 exercises covering all the diatonic triads available in the key of C. Each is written for two octaves in musical notation as well as tablature. “Triads get overlooked sometimes, especially in this...

Disco Bass Play-Along

Disco Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard’s Bass Play-Along Series has a new disco-era addition with the release of Disco – Bass Play-Along Volume 32. The 72-page book offers eight disco classics by A Taste of Honey, Chic, Rick James and more. Music is presented in tab notation, with an accompanying CD packaged with the book, providing the audio for the bass lines as well...

Bass Aerobics

Bass Aerobics

Hal Leonard has released Bass Aerobics, a new book in their Bass Builders series, offering a 52-week, one excercise per week workout program for bassists. Authored by bassist Jon Liebman, Bass Aerobics focuses on developing, improving and maintaining technique on the bass guitar, for beginner through advanced players. The 112 page book is designed to increase speed and improve dexterity,...

Bruno Tauzin Releases Fretboard Mastery Series

Bruno Tauzin Releases Fretboard Mastery Series

Bruno Tauzin has authored three new bass method ebooks, Fretboard Mastery. Each book is designed for common bass configurations, from 4- to 6-string instruments. Fretboard Mastery: 4 String Arpeggios Fretboard Mastery: 4 String Arpeggios starts out with a section on theory, and includes chord and scale construction, different triads and seventh chords, all designed for 4-string players. The 46 page...

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Alex Webster Releases Extreme Metal Bass

Alex Webster Releases Extreme Metal Bass

Cannibal Corpse’s Alex Webster has authored a new bass instructional book, released this week. is a book and CD combo guide offering insights into the techniques, concepts and applications of metal bass. The 64-page book is accompanied by an enhanced CD, offering demos of the materials presented in the book, play-along tracks for all the examples, and play-along MIDI drum...

Zander Zon: Sonorous Bass Transcriptions

Zander Zon: Sonorous Bass Transcriptions

To our regular readers, the name Zander Zon is a familiar one. The unique bassist has had many of his piccolo bass and altered tuning performances featured here, as well as his album, Sonorous. Bassline Publishing has just released a transcription book featuring tunes from Zander’s album, Zander Zon – Sonorous Bass Transcriptions. The book contains full transcriptions for every...

The Jamiroquai Bass Book Released Worldwide

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...

Robert Lemas Releases Tap and Slap Bass Instructional DVDs

Robert Lemas Releases Tap and Slap Bass Instructional DVDs

Bassist Robert Lemas has released two new bass instructional videos. Tap Bass Vol. 1: Chord Tapping covers tapping techniques using common jazz and pop chords, using the chords in common progressions, plus Latin styles. Tap Bass Vol. 1: Chord Tapping Preview: Tap Bass Vol. 1: Chord Tapping Chapters: Introduction and tuning Tapping the seventh chords cycle of fourths Tapping 2-5-1...

Jazz Bass Improvisation

Jazz Bass Improvisation

Musicians Institute has released Jazz Bass Improvisation, written by jazz bassist Putter Smith. The book offers approaches to chords, scales, arpeggios through detailed practice routines and techniques to help advance practical techniques, improvisation concepts, jazz theory, chord studies and scale patterns. The method is suitable for both electric and upright players. The book ships with a companion CD, featuring 34...

The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28

The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28

Hal Leonard has released The Who: The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28, a 72-page book featuring eight classic tunes by The Who and bassist John Entwistle. As with all of the books in the Bass Play-Along series, The Who: Bass Play-Along includes a CD, playable in any CD player, or on a Windows or Mac computer. The enhanced features allow...

How to Play Heavy Metal Bass!

How to Play Heavy Metal Bass!

Alfred Music Publishing and Guitar World have teamed up to release How to Play Heavy Metal Bass!, an instructional DVD by Matt Scharfglass. The DVD contains more than 70 minutes of lessons and includes tab files to follow along. Scharfglass covers tone, fretboard patterns and techniques, chords and progressions, playing fingerstyle vs. playing with a pick, constructing bass lines over...

Aerosmith Bass Play-Along

Aerosmith Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard’s newest in their Bass Play-Along series focuses on the music of Aerosmith and bassist Tom Hamilton. Aerosmith Bass Play-Along Volume 36 is a 72 page book, presented in the standard Play-Along format, with tab and an accompanying CD. The CD is formatted in both standard audio, playable in any CD player, as well as enhanced for use on...