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The Bassist's Bible : How to Play Every Bass Style from Afro-Cuban to Zydeco.

Author/Creator:
Boomer, Tim.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Tucson : See Sharp Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (290 pages)
Subjects:
Bass guitar -- Instruction and study.
Bass guitar -- Methods.
Zydeco music -- Instruction and study.
Latin jazz -- Instruction and study.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Newly enhanced with embedded audio and video tracks, the incredible versatility of the bass guitar is revealed in this newly revised, all-inclusive style guide. Each chapter covers particular styles or families of styles, gradually introducing players to techniques that will allow them to get the most out of their instruments and easilyincrease their bass repertoire. More than 400 bass grooves are presented in standard percussion notation, along with 192 embedded audio grooves. The book also includes helpful information on the development of all styles covered. All musical samples in this updated edition are in both standard notation and tablature and the style histories, bibliography, and discography are up to date. The book also includes 50 new grooves and 93 embedded videos of the proper way to play the examples.
Contents:
Front Cover
Title Page
Copyright
Contents
Quick Reference
CD Track Listings
DVD Track Listings
Acknowledgments
Introduction (by Paul Jackson)
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
The Art of Bass
1. Acid Jazz
2. African
Highlife 6

Afrobeat 7

Juju 9

Soukous 10

Bikutsi 12
3. Afro-Cuban
Son Clave 15

Tumbao 15

Mambo/Cha Cha 16

Bolero 20

Merengue 21

Cumbia 23

Afro-Cuban Jazz 24

Rumba Clave 24

Afro-Cuban 6/8 27
4. Blues
Jump Blues 34

Shuffle 35

Boogie 39

12/8 Slow Blues 40

Blues Rumba 43

Blues Mambo 46

Blues Rock 47
5. Brazilian
Samba 51

Baiao 54

Bossa Nova 57
6. Cajun / Zydeco
Cajun Styles:
Two-Step 62

Waltz 63
Zydeco Styles:
Two-Step 65

Shuffle 66

Waltz 67
7. Caribbean
Calypso 68

Soca 70

Ska 72

Reggae 76
8. Country
Bluegrass 82

Western Swing 85

Traditional Country 88

Two-Step 88

Country Shuffle 89

Train Beat 91

Western 92

Country Rock/Modern Day Country 94

Country Rock Ballad 96

Country Ballad 97

Country Waltz 99
9. Disco
10. Drum &
Bass / Jungle
11. Flamenco
12. Funk
New Orleans Funk 116

Motown/Stax 119

Early Funk 122

Later Funk 125

Funk Rock 129

Slap &
Pop 132
13. Gospel
14. Hip Hop / Rap
15. Jazz
New Orleans Second Line 149

Dixieland 153

Big Band 156

Walking 156

Small Band (Be Bop, Cool Jazz, Avante Garde) 162

Jazz Waltz 165

Ballad 167
16. Klezmer
Bulgar
Freylakhs
Hora
Khosidl
Terkisher
17. Latin Rock
Cha Cha 176

Mambo 177

6/8 178.
Baiao 178

Rumba 180

Bossa Nova 181
18. Metal
Modal Progressions 183

Blast Beat 184
19. Middle Eastern
Rai 195
20. Polka
Czech 202

Polish 204

Slovenian 206
21. Punk
22 Rock
Early Rock 215

Doo Wop 218

Shuffle 218

Mersey Beat 219

Rockabilly 220

Standard Rock 223

Half-time Standard Rock 225
23. Surf
Mersey Beat 228

Instrumental Surf 228

Vocal Surf 230

Surf Ballad 230
24. Techno
25. Wedding Dances
Tarantella 236

Hava Nagila 236

Rumba 237

Tango 238

Viennese Waltz 239

American Waltz 239

Fox Trot 240
Appendixes
A. Standup vs. Electric
B. Equipment
C. Bibliography
D. Recommended Listening
E. Glossary
F. The Unknown Bassist.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Berry, Mick.
Bufe, Chaz.
Other format:
Print version: Boomer, Tim The Bassist's Bible
ISBN:
9781937276249
9781937276232
OCLC:
866858689
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