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Bass Guitar For Dummies [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470539613Series: For dummiesPublication details: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9780470603819
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bass Guitar For DummiesDDC classification:
  • 787.87/193 787.87193
LOC classification:
  • MT599.B4P44 2010
Online resources:
Contents:
Bass Guitar For Dummies®, 2nd Edition; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: The World According to Bass; Chapter 1: Bass Bass-ics: What Is the Meaning of Bass?; Discovering the Differences between the Bass and Its High-Strung Cousins; Understanding the Bass Player's Function in a Band; Dissecting the Anatomy of a Bass Guitar
Country Rock: Where Vocals Are King, and You Take a Back SeatOne Rock Fits All: Applying a Standard Rock Groove to Any Rock Song; Chapter 9: Swing It! Playing Styles That; Swing: Grooving Up-Tempo with Attitude; Jazz: Going for a Walk; Blues Shuffle: Taking an Organized Walk; Funk Shuffle: Combining Funk, Blues, and Jazz; Chapter 10: Making It Funky: Playing; R & B: Movin' to Some Rhythm and Blues; The Motown Sound: Grooving with the Music of the Funk Brothers; Fusion: Blending Two Styles into One; Funk: Sounding Heavy and Deep; Hip-Hop: Featuring Heavy Funk with Heavy Attitude
Dividing Music into Phrases, Measures, and BeatsDiscovering How to Read Music; Playing Your First Song While Reading Music; Part II: The Bass-ics; Chapter 4: Warming Up: Getting Your; Understanding the Sound Your Bass Makes; Performing Right-Hand Warm-Ups; Coordinating Your Left Hand with Your Right Hand; Chapter 5: Understanding Major; Building Major and Minor Scales; Building Chords: One Note at a Time, Please; Spicing Up Your Sound: The Seven Main Modes (Scales); Using Chromatic Tones: All the Other Notes; Bringing a Groove to Life with Dead Notes (Weird but True); Sampling Accompaniments
Knowing What to Do When You Just Want to Funkifize a Tune
On a Need-to-Know "Basses": Gearing Up to Play BassPlaying Grooves, Solos, and Fills; Experimenting with Different Musical Genres; Stocking Up On Some Bass Gear; Giving Your Bass Some Good Old TLC; Chapter 2: Gaining the Tools; Getting a Handle on Your Bass; Holding Your Bass; Placing Your Hands in the Proper Position; Reading a Fingerboard Diagram; Tuning Your Bass Guitar; Playing a Song with Your Bass Guitar; Chapter 3: Reading, 'Riting, and Rhythm; Reading Notation: No Pain, Much Gain; Finding Any Note in Any Octave; Using the Metronome: You Know, That Tick-Tock Thing
Part III: Making the Moves, Creating the GroovesChapter 6: Creating the Groove; Anatomy of a Groove: Putting Together the Necessary Elements; Creating Your Own Groove; Grooving with a Drummer; Jammin' With Other Musicians; Chapter 7: Going Solo: Playing Solos and Fills; Soloing: Your Moment to Shine; Creating Fills without Any Help from Your Dentist; Part IV: Using the Correct Accompaniment for Each Genre; Chapter 8: Rock On! Getting Down; Rock 'n' Roll: The Good Old Standby; Hard Rock: Going at It Fast and Furious; Pop Rock: Supporting the Vocals; Blues Rock: Feeling a Bit More Organized
Summary: Updated with the latest bass guitar technology, accessories, and more The bass is the heart of music. So leave center stage to the other musicians-you have more important work to do. You can find everything you need to dominate bass in Bass Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition. You'll get expert advice on the basics, like deciding what kind of bass to pick up and which accessories are necessary and which are just nice to have. Plus, you'll get step-by-step instructions for getting started, from how to hold and position your bass to reading notation and understanding chords, scales
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Bass Guitar For Dummies®, 2nd Edition; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: The World According to Bass; Chapter 1: Bass Bass-ics: What Is the Meaning of Bass?; Discovering the Differences between the Bass and Its High-Strung Cousins; Understanding the Bass Player's Function in a Band; Dissecting the Anatomy of a Bass Guitar

Country Rock: Where Vocals Are King, and You Take a Back SeatOne Rock Fits All: Applying a Standard Rock Groove to Any Rock Song; Chapter 9: Swing It! Playing Styles That; Swing: Grooving Up-Tempo with Attitude; Jazz: Going for a Walk; Blues Shuffle: Taking an Organized Walk; Funk Shuffle: Combining Funk, Blues, and Jazz; Chapter 10: Making It Funky: Playing; R & B: Movin' to Some Rhythm and Blues; The Motown Sound: Grooving with the Music of the Funk Brothers; Fusion: Blending Two Styles into One; Funk: Sounding Heavy and Deep; Hip-Hop: Featuring Heavy Funk with Heavy Attitude

Dividing Music into Phrases, Measures, and BeatsDiscovering How to Read Music; Playing Your First Song While Reading Music; Part II: The Bass-ics; Chapter 4: Warming Up: Getting Your; Understanding the Sound Your Bass Makes; Performing Right-Hand Warm-Ups; Coordinating Your Left Hand with Your Right Hand; Chapter 5: Understanding Major; Building Major and Minor Scales; Building Chords: One Note at a Time, Please; Spicing Up Your Sound: The Seven Main Modes (Scales); Using Chromatic Tones: All the Other Notes; Bringing a Groove to Life with Dead Notes (Weird but True); Sampling Accompaniments

Knowing What to Do When You Just Want to Funkifize a Tune

On a Need-to-Know "Basses": Gearing Up to Play BassPlaying Grooves, Solos, and Fills; Experimenting with Different Musical Genres; Stocking Up On Some Bass Gear; Giving Your Bass Some Good Old TLC; Chapter 2: Gaining the Tools; Getting a Handle on Your Bass; Holding Your Bass; Placing Your Hands in the Proper Position; Reading a Fingerboard Diagram; Tuning Your Bass Guitar; Playing a Song with Your Bass Guitar; Chapter 3: Reading, 'Riting, and Rhythm; Reading Notation: No Pain, Much Gain; Finding Any Note in Any Octave; Using the Metronome: You Know, That Tick-Tock Thing

Part III: Making the Moves, Creating the GroovesChapter 6: Creating the Groove; Anatomy of a Groove: Putting Together the Necessary Elements; Creating Your Own Groove; Grooving with a Drummer; Jammin' With Other Musicians; Chapter 7: Going Solo: Playing Solos and Fills; Soloing: Your Moment to Shine; Creating Fills without Any Help from Your Dentist; Part IV: Using the Correct Accompaniment for Each Genre; Chapter 8: Rock On! Getting Down; Rock 'n' Roll: The Good Old Standby; Hard Rock: Going at It Fast and Furious; Pop Rock: Supporting the Vocals; Blues Rock: Feeling a Bit More Organized

Updated with the latest bass guitar technology, accessories, and more The bass is the heart of music. So leave center stage to the other musicians-you have more important work to do. You can find everything you need to dominate bass in Bass Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition. You'll get expert advice on the basics, like deciding what kind of bass to pick up and which accessories are necessary and which are just nice to have. Plus, you'll get step-by-step instructions for getting started, from how to hold and position your bass to reading notation and understanding chords, scales