All the Good Stuff: How I Practice

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Written by internationally acclaimed bassist Janek Gwizdala, this practice manual is saturated with twenty years of curated exercises from a professional's arsenal. All the good stuff is the definitive guide to what every musician is searching for - worthwhile practice that will take your playing to the next level.

This long-awaited second edition comes to you entirely reimagined, TAB, flawless copywork, with clearer instructions, and all exercises included in all twelve keys for bass clef, and treble clef. All the good stuff will not only solidify your technique, and increase your musicianship, grow your vocabulary, but it will teach you how to do these things for yourself for years to come.

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All the Better Stuff: Practice knows no limits Bass Players Guide to the Galaxy Volume 3

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Using janek's virtuosic playing and years of experience, All the Better Stuff will innovate your daily practice routine, excite you about where you're going, and inspire you to be just that - better. All the better stuff is the power-packed sequel to Janek Gwizdala's critically acclaimed bass practice book, All the Good Stuff.

These expertly crafted exercises will help you push yourself to the next level in your technique, and musicianship, ability, regardless of your current playing abilities.

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Bass Player's Guide to the Galaxy: Chordal Harmony: A comprehensive arc from beginner to expert Volume 1

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Whether you have no previous knowledge of music theory or harmony, chord melody, voice leading, playing in all 12 keys, or are a more experienced player looking for a tool to push your furthest boundaries, Chordal Harmony will increase your abilities in harmonic vocabulary, composition, and so much more.

These include: randy brecker, john patitucci, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, John Mayer, Mike Stern, and Airto Moreira. Chordal harmony is the definitive guide to mastering the art of chords on bass. Expertly crafted as a comprehensive, step-by-step method by world-renowned bassist Janek Gwizdala, this book is designed to leave no musician behind.

Bass Player's Guide to the Galaxy: Chordal Harmony: A comprehensive arc from beginner to expert Volume 1 #ad - London-born, us-based bass player and record producer Janek Gwizdala has been on the international music scene for over twenty years, touring as a band leader and working as musical director or sideman with some of the most respected names in the industry. As a recording artist and band leader, published three critically acclaimed books; and has toured the world extensively with music, Janek has released eight albums as a leader; as an author, while also touring as a lecturer and clinician in the world's leading educational establishments.

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Jazz Vocabulary For Electric Bass: ii-V-I

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Independently published #ad - This book will strengthen your technique, refine and train your ear, and make informed and creative jazz vocabulary attainable in your playing. The book begins at the heart of basic vocabulary in the jazz idiom, building a concrete foundation of confidence in “making the changes, unexpected tonal centers, ” before guiding through every step of the process to more fresh and complex interpretations of the altered scale, and innovative chord structure.

Get better at jazz—for real this time. Jazz vocabulary for electric bass: ii-v-i is the first definitive book of its kind: explaining, exploring, and creating jazz harmony and improvisation from the perspective of a world-renowned bassist.

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Bass Player's Ultimate Chop Builder: Minor Modes

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Become a champion of precision through strength building exercises in all twelve keys, writing in both notation and TAB, from the simplest of beginner scales to a multitude of finger-twisting challenges. The key to unlocking infinite dexterity and speed in your playing is an ultimate control and knowledge of your instrument.

In the second installment of the ultimate Chop Builder, journey with Janek as you tackle both the harmonic and melodic minor scales in a wealth of material through all of the Minor Modes. In the newest series by world-renowned bassist janek gwizdala, you'll learn the truth behind what it means to have "chops" —not simply how to play fast, Ultimate Chop Builder, but how to be a master of your entire fingerboard.

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Bass Player's Ultimate Chop Builder: Major Modes

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Become a champion of precision through strength building exercises in all twelve keys, writing in both notation and TAB, from the simplest of beginner scales to a multitude of finger-twisting challenges. In the first installment of this series, journey with Janek as you tackle a wealth of material through all of the Major Modes.

In the newest series by world-renowned bassist janek gwizdala, Ultimate Chop Builder, you'll learn the truth behind what it means to have "chops" —not simply how to play fast, but how to be a master of your entire fingerboard. The key to unlocking infinite dexterity and speed in your playing is an ultimate control and knowledge of your instrument.

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Music Theory for the Bass Player: A Comprehensive and Hands-on Guide to Playing with More Confidence and Freedom

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Ariane Cap #ad - 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. 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! This book and the 89 free videos stand on their own and form a thorough source for studying music theory for the bass player. 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 stream from the author's blog free. This is a workbook, so have your bass and a pen ready to fill out the engaging Test Your Understanding questions! This version is revised for typos and to add video flags. 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, you will explore scales and their modes, this is the book for you! Starting with intervals as music's basic building blocks, chords and the basics of harmony.

Music Theory for the Bass Player: A Comprehensive and Hands-on Guide to Playing with More Confidence and Freedom #ad - 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.

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Chordal Harmony Vol 2

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Independently published #ad - Travel through janek's in-depth process for finding the most creative voicings, sparking and building upon new compositional devices, creating effective chord melodies, and even his best techniques for live performances and effective looping. Matching the original chordal harmony's innovative approach, Volume 2 will take you far, and attention to detail, rigorous and thoughtful exercises, far deeper into the new and challenging world of chords on bass.

. Chordal harmony: volume 2 is the long-awaited sequel to world-renowned bassist Janek Gwizdala's most popular book to date.

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Soul Fingers: The Music & Life of Legendary Bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn

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Hal Leonard #ad - Bass. Duck worked with some of the biggest artists, musicians, and songwriters of the day, including Booker T. Foreword by Dan Aykroyd a. K. A. But his unparalleled 50-year career was just getting started. The mgs, otis redding, isaac hayes, sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett, Elvis Presley, Eddie Floyd, and many more.

Elwood blues as the legendary bassist for the famous stax-volt studios in memphis, blues, and as one of the most influential bass players in the history of American music, Donald "Duck" Dunn 1941-2012 laid down the booty-shaking foundations to countless soul, R&B, and rock recordings throughout the 1960s and '70s, providing the essential grooves for generations of listeners.

Soul Fingers: The Music & Life of Legendary Bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn #ad - Now, and authentic, over an hour of audio demonstrations and play-alongs, one-of-a-kind book, in this exclusive, stories, with rare photos, gear info, Duck's life and music are presented in full detail, note-for-note transcriptions of nearly 60 iconic bass lines. Written by bassist and researcher nick rosaci, this book presents a piece of history that documents not only the triumphs and tragedies of Duck's amazing life, friends, and music compatriots, with help from Duck's family, but also uncovers the magic behind the "soul fingers" that plucked a thousand timeless grooves.

Soul fingers bass series Softcover Audio Online Written by Nick Rosaci. He went on to record and perform with the likes of eric clapton, CSNY, Neil Young, and many more, Tom Petty, Jimmy Buffett, Bob Dylan, Stevie Nicks, until his passing in 2012. As the legendary bassist for the famous stax-volt studios in memphis, and rock recordings throughout the 1960s and '70s, and as one of the most influential bass players in the history of American music, Donald Duck Dunn 1941-2012 laid down the booty-shaking foundations to countless soul, blues, R&B, providing the essential grooves for generations of listeners.

Duck worked with some of the biggest artists, and songwriters of the day, musicians, including Booker T.

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Bass Hanon: 75 Exercises to Build Endurance and Flexibility for Bass Guitar Players

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Hal Leonard #ad - Bass Instruction. Hal leonard Publishing Corporation. Topics include: left-hand finger patterns; pull-offs and hammer-ons; string crossing; harmonic technique; arpeggios; scales; blues sequences; chords on the bass; articulations; rhythms; harmonics; and more. As the legendary bassist for the famous stax-volt studios in memphis, r&b, and as one of the most influential bass players in the history of American music, blues, and rock recordings throughout the 1960s and '70s, Donald Duck Dunn 1941-2012 laid down the booty-shaking foundations to countless soul, providing the essential grooves for generations of listeners.

Duck worked with some of the biggest artists, musicians, and songwriters of the day, including Booker T. The mgs, elvis presley, eddie floyd, Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, wilson Pickett, sam & dave, and many more. And later, as a member of john belushi and Dan Aykroyd's riotous Blues Brothers, Duck helped revitalize these genres via his epic bass lines and role in the hit movie.

Bass Hanon: 75 Exercises to Build Endurance and Flexibility for Bass Guitar Players #ad - Soul fingers bass series Softcover Audio Online Written by Nick Rosaci. If you want to work on your bass guitar chops, this is the book for you! These 75 exercises will help you build your endurance and flexibility, challenging you in fun, interesting and methodical ways.

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson

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Hal Leonard 698960 #ad - His tumultuous life and musical brilliance are explored in depth through hundreds of interviews, two hours of recorded all-star performances, 49 transcribed musical scores, and more than 50 rarely seen photos in this stellar tribute to behind-the-scenes Motown. Features access to 120-minutes of audio! allan slutsky's 2002 documentary of the same name is the winner of the new york film critics "best documentary of the year" award! songs include: ain't no mountain high enough * ain't nothing like the real thing * ain't that peculiar * bernadette * Come 'Round Here I'm the One You Need * Darling Dear * Don't Mess with Bill * For Once in My Life * Home Cookin' * How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone * How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You * I Heard It Through the Grapevine * I Was Made to Love Her * I'm Gonna Make You Love Me * My Guy * Nowhere to Run * Reach Out I'll Be There * What's Going On * You Can't Hurry Love * and many more excerpts and riffs.

As the legendary bassist for the famous stax-volt studios in memphis, donald duck dunn 1941-2012 laid down the booty-shaking foundations to countless soul, R&B, and rock recordings throughout the 1960s and '70s, and as one of the most influential bass players in the history of American music, blues, providing the essential grooves for generations of listeners.

Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson #ad - Duck worked with some of the biggest artists, and songwriters of the day, musicians, including Booker T. The mgs, sam & dave, otis redding, Isaac Hayes, elvis presley, wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, and many more. And later, as a member of john belushi and Dan Aykroyd's riotous Blues Brothers, Duck helped revitalize these genres via his epic bass lines and role in the hit movie.

Guitar Book. Bassist james jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands.

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