The Bass Player Book : Equipment, Technique, Styles and Artists
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.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 210.82 x 271.78 x 15.24mm | 703.06g
- 02 Aug 2000
- Backbeat UK
- London, United Kingdom
- colour and black and white photographs
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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.