Music Theory for the Bass Player

Music Theory for the Bass Player
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Author: Ariane Cap
Pages: 186
ISBN: 0996727604
Release: 2015-08-25
Editor: Capcat Music Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A comprehensive and immediately applicable guide to making you a well grounded groover, informed band mate and all around more creative musician.An approach that uses intervals as the basic building blocks to explore scales and their modes, chords and the basics of harmony, this book looks at the workings of music in a bass-centered way. Packed with fretboard diagrams, musical examples and exercises, these 200 pages of need-to-know information are peppered with mind bending quizzes, sure-to-remember mnemonics, as well as innovative and effective learning approaches. Detailed and extensive photo demonstrations provide tools for optimizing posture and fingering practices for best tone, timing and building chops. The source book for the enthusiastic bassist.

Music Theory for the Bass Player

Music Theory for the Bass Player
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Author: Ariane Cap
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9780996727631
Release: 2018-12-22
Editor: CapCat Music Media

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Music Theory for the Bass Player is a comprehensive and immediately applicable guide to making you a well-grounded groover, informed bandmate and all-around more creative musician. Included with this book are 89 videos that are incorporated in this ebook. This is a workbook, so have your bass and a pen ready to fill out the engaging Test Your Understanding questions! Have you always wanted to learn music theory but felt it was too overwhelming a task? Perhaps all the books seem to be geared toward pianists or classical players? Do you know lots of songs, but don't know how the chords are put together or how they work with the melody? If so, this is the book for you! • Starting with intervals as music's basic building blocks, you will explore scales and their modes, chords and the basics of harmony. • Packed with fretboard diagrams, musical examples and exercises, more than 180 pages of vital information are peppered with mind-bending quizzes, effective mnemonics, and compelling learning approaches. • Extensive and detailed photo demonstrations show why relaxed posture and optimized fingering are vital for good tone, timing and chops. • You can even work your way through the book without being able to read music (reading music is of course a vital skill, yet, the author believes it should not be tackled at the same time as the study of music theory, as they are different skills with a different practicing requirement. Reading becomes much easier once theory is mastered and learning theory on the fretboard using diagrams and patterns as illustrations, music theory is very accessible, immediately usable and fun. This is the definitive resource for the enthusiastic bassist! p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Helvetica} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Helvetica; min-height: 16.0px} This book and the 89 free videos stand on their own and form a thorough source for studying music theory for the bass player. If you'd like to take it a step further, the author also offers a corresponding 20 week course; this online course works with the materials in this book and practices music theory application in grooves, fills and solos. Information is on the author's blog.

Music Theory for the Bass Player

Music Theory for the Bass Player
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Author: Ariane Cap
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0996727620
Release: 2015-08-30
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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The Complete Guide to Music Theory for Bass Guitar Players

The Complete Guide to Music Theory for Bass Guitar Players
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Author: James Eager
Pages: 56
ISBN: 1790473438
Release: 2018-12-04
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Finally Understanding Music Theory For Bass Guitar Got Much Easier.Discover how learning music theory will make you better bass player:- Discover how to unlock the bass guitar so you no longer need tab.- Understand how you can communicate with other musicians and cut your rehearsal time in half.- Discover how musical notes relate to each other so you can learn songs and bass lines much faster.- Improve your musical ear by learning to predict what chords or bass notes will be coming next.Understanding Music Theory has the power to transform your playing... but it can also confuse many students too. The reality is it's been over complicated for years. You just need to be shown the right elements of music theory, in the right order and discover how they directly relate to the bass guitar.The Complete Guide To Music Theory For Bass Players is a step by step manual that shows you the music theory that really matters and give you a simple and logical progression to learn it in. Here's what you will learn:- Discover how the fundamentals of music theory on the bass guitar work, even if you can't name one note on the bass guitar.- Discover the one scale that will open up the world of music and how 80% of rock / pop / soul / funk and jazz music relates directly back to it. Find out how Triads, Arpeggios, Chord Tones, Modes, and the Nashville Number system work on the bass guitar neck.- Find out the other musical instruments that will help you improve your understanding of the bass guitar.- See how this music theory works directly on the bass guitar with the One-Hour Explainer Video that comes with this book.- Discover real world examples of songs so you can see these pivotal concepts in action.... and see this all in action too with the explainer video.In The Complete Guide Music Theory For Bass Players we strip out the fluff so you only get the information that really matters and will enable you to jumpstart your bass guitar progress.

Music Theory for Bass Players

Music Theory for Bass Players
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Author: Steve Gorenberg
Pages: 160
ISBN: 1495075710
Release: 2018-06
Editor: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Bass Instruction). Finally, a music theory book designed for bass players of all levels! With this comprehensive workbook, you'll expand your fretboard knowledge and gain the freedom and confidence needed to tackle any musical challenge. Rather than overwhelm the reader with lots of complex theory that may be useful for jazz guitarists or keyboard players, this book and audio pack focuses on the elements that are essential for the bass player throughout, like how to write bass lines, lay down a solid foundation, and improvise. Features hundreds of examples to study and practice, including loads of "real world" bass lines and play-along audio tracks to jam to! Includes over 200 demonstration and play-along audio tracks and three bass fretboard theory video lessons online for download or streaming.

Essential Music Theory for Electric Bass

Essential Music Theory for Electric Bass
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Author: ROBBY GARNER
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781609746568
Release: 2010-10-07
Editor: Mel Bay Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book is designed to help guide a beginning music theory dialogue between instructor and student in private one-on-one lessons. Six areas of beginning music theory are covered. the major scale, the natural minor scale, intervals, triads, seventh chords and harmonized major and minor scales. Fingerings, intervallic structures and note names are also diagrammed in each chapter.It is highly recommended that this book is used in the course of study with a professional bass instructor, though many players have found the book to be useful in self-study. A good bass teacher will help explain and demonstrate theory concepts in a live setting and also shed additional light in terms of alternate fingerings, ear training and gaining full technical mastery of theory concepts across the entire fingerboard

Bass Tab White Pages Songbook

Bass Tab White Pages  Songbook
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Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Pages: 1024
ISBN: 9781458426222
Release: 2001-07-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Bass Recorded Versions). A must-have for any bass player! This outstanding 200-song collection features note-for-note bass transcriptions with tab, straight from the original recordings. All styles of music are represented in this massive compilation. Includes: All Apologies * All Shook Up * Another One Bites the Dust * Are You Gonna Go My Way * Baby Love * Bad Medicine * Badge * Barracuda * Beast of Burden * Blue on Black * Blue Suede Shoes * Blueberry Hill * Brass in Pocket * Bulls on Parade * Carry on Wayward Son * Cherry Pie * Come Out and Play * Come to My Window * Come Together * Couldn't Stand the Weather * Detroit Rock City * Eight Days a Week * Fly Away * Free Ride * Get Ready * Great Balls of Fire * Hard to Handle * Hey Joe * Hey Man Nice Shot * Higher Ground * I Can See for Miles * I Fought the Law * The Impression That I Get * Into the Great Wide Open * Iris * Iron Man * Jessica * Learn to Fly * Maggie May * Maria Maria * Money * My Girl * Oye Como Va * Paperback Writer * Paranoid * Pride and Joy * Riding with the King * Semi-Charmed Life * Sultans of Swing * Under Pressure * Walk of Life * Would? * Wonderwall * and many more!

Bass Guitar For Dummies

Bass Guitar For Dummies
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Author: Patrick Pfeiffer
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9780470603819
Release: 2009-12-22
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Updated with the latest bass guitar technology, accessories, and more The bass is the heart of music. So leave center stage to the other musicians-you have more important work to do. You can find everything you need to dominate bass in Bass Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition. You'll get expert advice on the basics, like deciding what kind of bass to pick up and which accessories are necessary and which are just nice to have. Plus, you'll get step-by-step instructions for getting started, from how to hold and position your bass to reading notation and understanding chords, scales, and octaves to playing solos and fills. New coverage of slaps, double stops, de-tuning, and fretless techniques New musical exercises as well as updates to charts, illustrations, photos, and resources Whether you're a beginner picking up a bass for the first time or an experienced player looking to improve your skills, Bass Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition is an easy-to-follow reference that gives you just enough music theory to get you going on your way fast!

The Bass Player Book

The Bass Player Book
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Author: Karl Coryat
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781617131509
Release: 1999-05-01
Editor: Backbeat Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Book). This is the right-hand man for players who live and breathe bass, or for beginners who want an all-in-one guide to the instrument that "shakes the low end" of rock, pop, jazz and more. This handbook details the ins and outs of buying basses and equipment; provides set-up and electronics tips; and explores unique characteristics of landmark bass models. Chapters on technique cover bass basics, theory, fretless playing, acoustic bass, the essentials of various music styles, recording, gigging, and more. Seminal interviews with great bassists include Jeff Berlin, Stanley Clarke, John Pattitucci, Bill Wyman, and many others.

Music Theory for Bassists

Music Theory for Bassists
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Author: Sean Malone,Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Pages: 64
ISBN: 0634057154
Release: 2006
Editor: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Bass Method). Bass players of all levels will find a wealth of practical music knowledge in this special book and CD package. Acclaimed bassist and music theory professor Sean Malone will take you on a journey through the fascinating realm of the written language of music, using easy-to-understand terms and concepts, music examples, diagrams, and much more. The accompanying audio CD provides 96 tracks of examples, demonstrations, and play-alongs.

Slap Bass Encyclopedia

Slap Bass Encyclopedia
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Author: Josiah Garrett
Pages: 92
ISBN: 9781619118072
Release: 2018-05-11
Editor: Mel Bay Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ÊThis book contains over 1,000 unique exercises for developing slap bass technique, inspired and derived from drum rudiments shared by professionals and educators around the world. The exercises are designed to improve an array of aspects across slap and double thump styles: technical ability, precision and timing, rhythmic awareness, speed and accuracy, and dexterity. The Slap Bass Encyclopedia is an intensive guide for the curious bass player that wants to improve their slap bass performance. Includes access to online audio.

Bass Fretboard Workbook

Bass Fretboard Workbook
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Author: Chad Johnson
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9781480335172
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Hal Leonard

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Bass Instruction). Do you play the bass guitar, but find parts of the fretboard to be uncharted territory? This book will teach you how to conquer your fretboard's rough terrain, and no music reading is required! Basic music theory helps improve your playing and ability to interact with other musicians. Take your playing to new levels with this systematic, comprehensive method! Covers: interval basics and shapes; major, minor & pentatonic scale patterns; triads and 7th chords; common chord qualities; and more, plus 29 helpful quizzes to ensure your comprehension.

Theory for the Contemporary Bassist

Theory for the Contemporary Bassist
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Author: Tracy Walton
Pages: 95
ISBN: 0739062891
Release: 2009-07-01
Editor: Alfred Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Finally, the essential theory training today's bass player needs from one of the world's leading contemporary music schools. This easy-to-use, step-by-step method will prepare you to play bass in any musical style. Beginning with a review of the fretboard and reading standard notation in the bass clef, lessons progress in a logical order through scales, intervals, chords, and progressions including tritone substitutions, secondary chords and modulations. Test your knowledge with 25 worksheets and check your work against the answer keys. Theory of the Contemporary Bassistis the ultimate, must-own resource for the advancing bassist.

Guitar Theory For Dummies

Guitar Theory For Dummies
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Author: Desi Serna
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781118646939
Release: 2013-09-24
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy. With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Key content coverage includes: pentatonic and major scale patterns; the CAGED chord system, chord progressions, and playing by numbers; roots, keys, and applying scales, plus modes and modal scales; intervals and chord extensions; popular song references and theory applications that help you understand how to play popular music and contemporary guitar styles, and create music of your own. This title also features companion audio tracks and video content hosted online at Dummies.com The expert instruction and easy-to-digest information provides comprehensive guidance on how to apply music theory concepts to fretted instruments If you already have a handle on the basics and want to know more about the building blocks and theory behind guitar music, Guitar Theory For Dummies has you covered.

Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies

Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies
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Author: Patrick Pfeiffer
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781119748977
Release: 2020-07-14
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Refine your technique with 300 bass guitar exercises Practice tempo, time signature, phrasing, and dynamics Apply bass fundamentals to playing a groove The fun and easy way to lay down a groove The bass guitar serves as the foundation for almost every popular style of music — from rock to country, jazz to funk. Regardless of your preferred musical style, this hands-on guide provides tips and drills designed to help improve your playing ability. These exercises get you started with bass guitar fundamentals, like playing scales, chords, and arpeggios. Move on to sharpen your skills as you play grooves and melodies in different styles. Whether you're just getting started or an experienced bassist looking to stretch your playing skills, this is the book for you! Inside... Tips for correct hand and body posture Methods for getting comfortable with scales Hints for developing a complete practice session Ways to apply the exercises to making great music Workouts for stronger playing

Getting Around the Bass

Getting Around the Bass
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Author: Josh Needleman
Pages: 155
ISBN: 0615909035
Release: 2013-10-11
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A practical 155 page bass centric guide to tone production, note location, and fretboard memorization, as they apply to bass music theory, triads, scales, modes, intervals, blues in all keys, jazz walking basslines, jamming, bassline construction, and bass soling.

Serious Electric Bass

Serious Electric Bass
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Author: Joel Di Bartolo
Pages: 280
ISBN: 1457460963
Release: 1997-02-13
Editor: Alfred Music

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Bass basics, major scales and modes, harmonic and melodic minor scales and modes, arpeggio patterns and symmetric scales (whole tone and diminished). Serious Electric Bass is a definitive, comprehensive, user-friendly guide for electric bassists of all levels.

The Jazz Theory Book

The Jazz Theory Book
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Author: Mark Levine
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781457101458
Release: 2011-01-12
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The most highly-acclaimed jazz theory book ever published! Over 500 pages of comprehensive, but easy to understand text covering every aspect of how jazz is constructed---chord construction, II-V-I progressions, scale theory, chord/scale relationships, the blues, reharmonization, and much more. A required text in universities world-wide, translated into five languages, endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, etc.

Fretboard Theory

Fretboard Theory
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Author: Desi Serna
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780615226224
Release: 2008-11-01
Editor: Desi Serna

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Do you love sitting at home playing guitar, but find yourself playing the same old things over and over without making much progress? When other musicians invite you to jam, do you worry that you won’t be able to keep up? Are you a veteran guitarist who has played for years, but you’re embarrassed to admit you have no idea what you’re doing? If you want to take your guitar playing to the next level, compose songs like you hear on the radio, and improvise your own music, then you need Fretboard Theory. Fretboard Theory by Desi Serna teaches music theory for guitar including scales, chords, progressions, modes and more. The hands-on approach to theory shows you how music "works" on the guitar fretboard by visualizing shapes and patterns and how they connect to make music. Content includes: * Learn pentatonic and major scale patterns as used to play melodies, riffs, solos, and bass lines * Move beyond basic chords and common barre chords by playing the types of chord inversions and chord voicings used by music's most famous players * Chart guitar chord progressions and play by numbers like the pros * Identify correct scales to play over chords and progressions so you can improvise at will * Create new sounds with music modes and get to know Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian * Add variety to your playing by using intervals such as thirds, fourths, and sixths * Increase your chord vocabulary by using added chord tones and extensions to play chord types such as major 7, minor 7, sus2, sus4, add9, and more * Learn how all the different aspects of music fit together to make a great song * See how theory relates to popular styles of music and familiar songs Fretboard Theory will have you mastering music like a pro easier and faster than you ever thought possible. Plus, it's the ONLY GUITAR THEORY RESOURCE in the world that includes important details to hundreds of popular songs. You learn how to play in the style of pop, rock, acoustic, blues, and more! This guitar instruction is perfect whether you want to jam, compose or just understand the music you play better. The material is suitable for both acoustic and electric guitar, plus it features many references to bass. Level: Recommended for intermediate level players on up. Video Fretboard Theory is also available as a 21-hour video series that is sold separately on the author's GuitarMusicTheory.com website. Visit the website and sign up for email lessons to sample the footage. Fretboard Theory Volume II When you're ready to take your playing to the next level, get the second book in the series, Fretboard Theory Volume II, which is also available as a 12-hour video series.

Creative Bass Technique Exercises

Creative Bass Technique Exercises
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Author: Dan Hawkins,Joseph Alexander
Pages: 74
ISBN: 1789330564
Release: 2019-02-21
Editor: WWW.Fundamental-Changes.com

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover fully-formed musical grooves, riffs and licks you can incorporate into your playing right now - each one carefully crafted to develop dexterity, timing and feel.