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Jaco Pastorius: Jazz Play-Along Volume 116

Jaco Pastorius: Jazz Play-Along Volume 116

Hal Leonard has released a new Jazz Play-Along book featuring the music of Jaco Pastorius. As with all books in the Play-Along series, the book/CD set includes melody cues with proper style and inflection, rhythm tracks, choruses for soloing, removable bass and piano parts as well as the full stereo accompaniment tracks. Jaco Pastorius: Jazz Play-Along Volume 116 includes music...

Flamenco Bass Clinic by Mariano Martos

Flamenco Bass Clinic by Mariano Martos

Mel Bay has released, Flamenco Bass Technique, a new method book/DVD set by Mariano Martos. Martos covers a wide range of techniques, including Rumba, Tangos, Tanguillos and Bulerías. Lessons are presented in English and Spanish, and the DVD is fully compatible in all countries (PAL and NTSC). Techniques covered: Finger combination: right hand’s thumb, ring finger and middle finger (no...

Mainstream Rock: Bass Play-Along Volume 15

Mainstream Rock: Bass Play-Along Volume 15

Hal Leonard has released Volume 15 of their Mainstream Rock: Bass Play-Along series. Volume 15 includes the bass lines, tab, melody and lyrics of various rock tunes. A CD is included to allow the player to hear how the bass line should sound, as well as play along to the backing tracks. Songs include: Are You Gonna Be My Girl...

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Barry Bales: A Solid Foundation To Acoustic Bass

Barry Bales: A Solid Foundation To Acoustic Bass

Barry Bales, the Grammy award-winning bassist for Alison Krauss & Union Station, has released an instructional video, A Solid Foundation To Acoustic Bass. The two hour and 20 minute DVD features Bales sharing his thoughts on the role of the bass, demonstrations of his techniques in bluegrass and country, and interviews on topics including tone production, walking bass, percussive ‘ghost’...

Noteflight Introduces Crescendo Online Music Notation Software

Noteflight has announced the release of Crescendo, an online music notation software that uses your web browser to help edit, display, and play back music you write as well as share it with others in an online community setting. Crescendo builds upon the already popular and free Noteflight software by introducing tablature support, score templates, lots of new virtual instruments...

Alfred Music Adds the Rolling Stones to the Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series

Alfred Music Adds the Rolling Stones to the Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series

Alfred Music has announced their newest book in their Ultimate Bass Play-Along Series, featuring the music of the Rolling Stones. Ultimate Bass Play-Along: Rolling Stones, a book and CD set, each with complete versions of eight classic Stones tunes, including “Brown Sugar”, “Gimme Shelter”, “Honky Tonk Women”, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, “Let it Bleed”, “Paint it Black”, “(I Can’t Get No)...

The Mark King Bass Book Released

Bassline Publishing has recently released the Mark King Bass Book, which contains transcriptions of the Level 42 frontman’s bass lines, as well as live bass solos with detailed performance notes. The 139-page book, which was written by Stuart Clayton, also includes a biography, extensive bassography, and an exclusive interview. Included Transcriptions: Sandstorm Theme To Margaret Mr. Pink 88 43 Dune...

The Jaco Pastorius Bass Method Book

The Jaco Pastorius Bass Method Book

Hal Leonard has announced the release of the Jaco Pastorius Bass Method. The method is penned by Ray Peterson, a bassist who was one of Jaco’s private students. The book/CD package will be comprised of note-for-note transcriptions of songs and solos along with detailed notes on the technique and theory behind the music. Also included are lessons that were gathered...

Chuck Sher: Foundation Exercises for Bass

Chuck Sher has released Foundation Exercises for Bass, a new method book for beginner bassists looking to learn how to create bass parts through the intermediate level. The 87-page book offers a well thought-out, foundational approach, helping conceptualize many overlooked aspects of playing, such as time and feel. Foundation Exercises for Bass covers: The basic scales and chords used in...

The Bassist’s Guide to Creativity: Expand Your Groove Potential

Bassist Chris Kringel has a new bass method book out, The Bassist’s Guide to Creativity: Expand Your Groove Potential. The book/CD combo is designed to help you “opening your mind, identifying your strengths and weaknesses, and examining the many mental and physical aspects of being a bassist.” The CD contains over 80 tracks, with each music example presented in the...