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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...

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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,...

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...

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...

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...