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Janek Gwizdala Releases “From Practice to Performance” Instructional Book

Janek Gwizdala Releases “From Practice to Performance” Instructional Book

Janek Gwizdala has published a new book called “From Practice to Performance” that is written to translate your woodshedding to the stage. Split into two parts, the book walks you through how to actually utilize all the things you learn.

Evan Marien Publishes “Major Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 1”

Evan Marien Publishes “Major Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 1”

Evan Marien has released a new book that will help you take a new approach to the fingerboard. “Major Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 1” centers around a six-note scale.

Alex Lofoco Publishes “Contemporary Electric Bass: Jaco Pastorius”

Alex Lofoco Publishes “Contemporary Electric Bass: Jaco Pastorius”

Today is Jaco Pastorius’ birthday, so it is fitting that Alex Lofoco has a new volume of his instructional book series releasing today. “Contemporary Bass Guitar: Jaco Pastorius” is an in-depth analysis of Jaco’s “Modern Electric Bass” video.

Riccio and Gunn Publish “King Crimson: The Discipline Era Transcriptions” Book

Riccio and Gunn Publish “King Crimson: The Discipline Era Transcriptions” Book

Gabriel Riccio and Trey Gunn have teamed up for the mammoth task of creating a new score book called “King Crimson: The Discipline Era Transcriptions”. The 256-page book features full-band transcriptions from Crimson’s fruitful ’80s era.

Marek Bero Publishes “Bass Gym 101: Odd Time Bass Grooves”

Marek Bero Publishes “Bass Gym 101: Odd Time Bass Grooves”

One of the biggest obstacles for musicians is the dreaded odd-time signature. That’s why Marek Bero decided to expand his “Bass Gym 101” series with a new book on the topic.

Orlando le Fleming Teaches New Technique in “Polymuting for Bass Guitar”

Orlando le Fleming Teaches New Technique in “Polymuting for Bass Guitar”

Bassist and educator Orlando le Fleming has produced another instructional book for 2020. “Polymuting for Bass Guitar” covers his specific funk muting technique, which he utilizes heavily with his band Romantic Funk and with Wayne Krantz.

Joel Quarrington Releases Book on Fifths Tuning for Double Bass

Joel Quarrington Releases Book on Fifths Tuning for Double Bass

Former London Symphony Orchestra principal bassist Joel Quarrington has just released a new educational book. “Bass in Fifths – Intervals, Chords, Arpeggios, Scales” presents fingerings for every note in every key for basses tuned in fifths.

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David Gross Publishes “Bass ala Melodic Minor Modes”

David Gross Publishes “Bass ala Melodic Minor Modes”

Bassist and educator David Gross has just published a new instructional book called “Bass ala Melodic Minor Modes”. The 90+ page book is a deep dive into the melodic minor scale, its chords, and its modes.

Ryan Madora Publishes Free eBook, “Beginning Improvisation for Bass Players”

Ryan Madora Publishes Free eBook, “Beginning Improvisation for Bass Players”

Ryan Madora has just released a free eBook to help bassists learn to improvise. “Beginner Improvisation For Bass Players: Navigating Chord Progressions with a Soulful Groove” is designed to help players break away from the root note and get creative.

Rufus Reid Releases Digital Edition of “The Evolving Bassist”

Rufus Reid Releases Digital Edition of “The Evolving Bassist”

Rufus Reid’s instructional book “The Evolving Bassist” has been the benchmark for jazz bass education for decades. After releasing a Millennium Edition in 2000, the book is now available in a digital format for the first time.

Ron Carter Adds 2 New Books to Library

Ron Carter Adds 2 New Books to Library

Jazz master Ron Carter has added two new books to the library on his web store: “9 Ron Carter Bass Line Transcriptions” and “From the Bottom Up”.

Janek Gwizdala Publishes “Bass Player’s Guide to Sight-Reading”

Janek Gwizdala Publishes “Bass Player’s Guide to Sight-Reading”

Janek Gwizdala is tackling another common issue for bassists with his latest instructional book, “Bass Player’s Guide to Sight-Reading”. It is accompanied by over 80 videos that provide a deeper understanding of each lesson and example.