Synopses & Reviews
The R&B Masters: The Way They Play explores the lives and works of the bassists whose tracks propelled R&Bs greatest period. The book includes lessons in the styles Motown genius James Jamerson, Memphis master Duck Dunn, New York ace Chuck Rainey, Muscle Shoals stalwart David Hood, and many others. The chapters detail each bassists career, gear, and unique approach to the groove, and the CD provides audio tracks for all of the books written examples.
R&B Masters is a close examination of the legendary R&B bassists that shaped modern music. Explore the styles of Duck Dunn, Chuck Rainey, George Porter, James Jamerson, Jerry Jemmot, David Hood and many others through written examples and play-along tracks. Learn their stories, their working setup, and their unique approaches to the groove. The CD features examples from all of the book's lessons.