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ISBN 0-634013386

Bass Performance 101
Bass Performance 101
Study the music of famous electric and acoustic bass players, and learn to create and perform your own unique bass lines in a variety of different styles.

Rock Bass
Rock Bass
Gain the foundation, technique, and vocabulary necessary to construct and improvise bass lines in a variety of rock and blues-based music styles.

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Reading Contemporary Electric Bass

by Rich Appleman
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This Berklee Workshop is a comprehensive collection of exercises and performance studies designed to expand your playing, reading, and composition skills in a variety of styles such as funk, rock, disco, jazz, top 40, soft rock, and country-western. The rhythms and bass lines are presented in all keys, and are highly effective for developing sight-reading skills and technical proficiency. With practice, this workshop will give you the solid time feel and sound needed to be a lead bass player in a band.

About the Author

Rich Appleman is Chair of the Bass Department at Berklee. He has performed with many musical luminaries, including Lionel Hampton, Gregory Hines, the Fringe, and Boston Pops Orchestra. He is also a columnist for Bass Player magazine.

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