Synopses & Reviews
The incredible diversity of the bass guitar is revealed in this all-inclusive style guide. Each chapter covers particular styles or families of styles, gradually introducing players to techniques that will allow them to get the most out of their instrument and easily increase their bass repertoire. More than 400 bass grooves are presented, spanning an excess of 100 styles that musicians can follow along with on each of the two accompanying CDs. In addition to techniques for mastering the various styles, historical information about how they developed is included, giving players a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be true masters of the bass guitar.
About the Author
Tim Boomer has performed with numerous musical acts in the San Francisco Bay area. His band, Offbeats, has performed on stage together for more than 20 years and has released two albums. He lives in Berkeley, California. Mick Berry is the coauthor of The Drummer's Bible and has been a performing musician for more than 35 years and has accompanied Henry Butler, E. C. Scott, Michael Wolff, and Eddie Henderson. He lives in San Francisco.