The Bass Player Book

The Bass Player Book : Equipment, Technique, Styles and Artists

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This handbook for bass players includes: how to buy a bass; choose amps and effects; set-up tips; and electronics know-how. It features chapters which cover basic playing, theory, essentials of jazz, blues, rock, country and other styles, recording techniques and live performance tips. Also included is a colour gallery of landmark bass models such as the Fender Precision Bass, and insights from bassists including Paul McCartney, Stanley Clarke, James Jamerson, Les Claypool, Michael Manring and Jaco Pastorius.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 210.82 x 271.78 x 15.24mm | 703.06g
  • Backbeat UK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and black and white photographs
  • 0879305738
  • 9780879305734
  • 1,142,753

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The Bass Player Book is the essential all-in-one handbook for both acoustic and electric bass players, offering invaluable advice and instruction on technique, gear, and most importantly, inspiration. Packed with dozens of photos, musician profiles and in-depth musical examples, this book is a must for the beginner as well as the battle-hardened veteran.show more