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Lesson 1 - Making Music While You Find Notes on the Bass
Lesson 2 - Exploring Rhythms on the Bass
Lesson 3 - Some Sample Bass Grooves To Learn
Lesson 4 - Organizing Notes into Scales - The Major Scale
Lesson 5 - Hand Positions and Fingerings
Lesson 6 - Organizing Notes into Scales - The Minor Scale
Lesson 7 - Identifying Intervals
Lesson 9 - Organizing Notes into Scales - The Mixolydian Mode
Lesson 10 - More Exploration of Rhythm
Lesson 11 - Finding Chord Notes (Major, Minor and Dominant)
Lesson 12 - Playing Through Common Song Forms
Lesson 13 - Connecting Roots of Chords with Scale Notes
Lesson 14 - Using Chromatic Notes to Connect Roots
Lesson 15 - Keeping Your Place Within a Song Form
Lesson 16 - More Interval Studies
Lesson 17 - Finding the Major Scale All Over the Bass
Lesson 18 - Some Major Scale Licks to Learn
Lesson 19 - A Comprehensive Rhythm Workout
Lesson 20 - Some Minor Scale Licks to Learn
Lesson 21 - Time Feel and Body Sense
Lesson 22 - Some Mixolydian Licks to Learn
Lesson 23 - Working with Emotions
Lesson 24 - Practicing One Tonality
Lesson 25 - Rhythmic Variations in One Tonality
Lesson 26 - Practicing Two Chords
Lesson 27 - Some Sample Grooves in Different Styles of Music
Lesson 28 - Playing the Blues
Lesson 29 - Finding the Minor Scale All Over the Bass
Lesson 30 - Finding the Mixolydian Mode All Over the Bass
Lesson 31 - Finding Chord Notes All Over the Bass
Lesson 32 - Basic Harmony 101
Lesson 33 - Practicing
Lesson 34 - Final Words of Wisdom
Appendix I - How to Read Music
Glossary of Musical Terms Used
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Foundation Exercises For Bass

Foundation Exercises For Bass

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This book is designed to teach the fundamentals of bass playing to anyone, regardless of the style of music or level of the player. For electric or acoustic bass, it shows how to practice scales, arpeggios, rhythms, ear training, bass line construction, and more in a creative way that makes learning to play music fun! Endorsed by Marc Johnson, Larry Grenadier, Bobby Vega, Steve Swallow, etc.

This book is designed to teach the fundamentals of bass playing to anyone, regardless of the style of music or level of the player. For electric or acoustic bass, it shows how to practice scales, arpeggios, rhythms, ear training, bass line construction, and more in a creative way that makes learning to play music fun! Endorsed by Marc Johnson, Larry Grenadier, Bobby Vega, Steve Swallow, etc.

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Published by: O'Reilly Media, Inc. on Feb 10, 2011
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