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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...

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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...

Bass The Chord

Bass The Chord

Gerardo Colon Ortiz has authored a new bass method book, Bass The Chord. The book focuses on the groove, with an emphasis on connecting lines with chords, using rhythm and harmony, to build more interesting bass lines. “The bass line won’t be sacrificed,” Ortiz explains. “In other words if you play a bass line in the style of salsa, blues,...

Bootsy Collins: Legendary Licks

Bootsy Collins: Legendary Licks

If you’re looking to brush up on your Bootsy Collins licks, Hal Leonard has just made life a little easier. Bootsy Collins Legendary Licks is a new sheet music book covering twelve classic Bootsy tunes in standard notation and tab. The note-for-note transcriptions cover all the licks, fills and solos by the legendary funkster, along with a recorded demonstrations to...

Eric Clapton Bass Play-Along

Eric Clapton Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard’s latest addition to their Bass Play-Along series features the music of Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton – Bass Play-Along Volume 29 includes eight Clapton tunes, mostly from his solo albums and one by Derek and the Dominos. The Bass Play-Along series contains standard notation and tab, as well as the melody and lyrics for each song. An accompanying audio...

Modern Worship: Bass Play-Along

Modern Worship: Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard’s latest in the Bass Play-Along series focuses on modern day Christian worship music. Modern Worship: Bass Play-Along Vol. 37 includes 8 songs in both standard notation and tab, and includes the complete chord charts for each song. As with all books in this series, Modern Worship includes an enhanced CD, playable in any audio player, with special features...