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Learn to Play Bass Guitar: A Beginner's Guide to Bass Guitar [With CD (Audio)]by Phil Capone
Synopses & Reviews
This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in is a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners. The book also includes an audio CD for examples and accompaniment.
Learn to Play Bass Guitar starts with the basics like how to hold the bass, how to tune it up and start playing, and take the student to a playing level with sufficient skills to join a band. The book contains a library of scales and arpeggios giving a wider range of bass notes to play for any given chord, and a buyer's guide which lists the essential beginner accessories and equipment to get you started. If you're owing to teach yourself, you'll need an engaging, easy-to-understand tutor, and that's exactly what you'll find in the Learn to Play: A Beginners Guide series by Phil Capone.
Learn to Play Bass Guitar starts with the basics like how to hold the bass, how to tune it up and start playing, and take the student to a playing level with sufficient skills to join a band.
Learn to play bass guitar the easy way, following simple illustrated lessons from all styles of music. Lessons start with the basics - how to hold the bass, how to tune and start playing - and take the student to a playing level with sufficient skills to join a band. Each lesson is written in the standard TAB format with easy-to-read rhythm notations, and step by step pictures of the correct finger positions. Also includes a library of scales and a CD of correct bass lines and bass-free music tracks to play along with. Over 40,000 copies sold worldwide.
About the Author
Phil Capone studied guitar at Newcastle College and the prestigious Guildhall School of Music in London. Phil frequently performs on the London jazz circuit and enjoys a popular residency with his own quintet. He teaches at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (formerly The Guitar Institute) in London and the King Alfred School in Hempstead, and is also a regular contributor to Total Guitar magazine.
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