The Total Jazz Bassist
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The Total Jazz Bassist

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Written by David Overthrow, Tim Ferguson.

Bass Guitar Method Or Supplement. Book & CD. 128 pages. Published by Alfred Publishing. (AL.00-26063)

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The Total Jazz Bassist is a complete jazz method, giving equal treatment to both electric and double bass. Covering styles like bebop, Latin, funk and fusion, this book provides examples and lessons that will help you become a well-rounded bassist.

The Total Jazz Bassist also covers theory, technique, tunes, solos, jazz styles, and includes great advice for practicing and doing business. You'll learn to develop walking bass lines, how to solo, bass lines and solo patterns for blues changes and major and minor "two-five-one" progressions, dominant 7th chord scales, approaches for playing "Rhythm Changes," and much, much more! This is the one place to get everything you need to make you not only a great jazz bassist but an asset to any band. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included.

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