A Bass Player's Guide to Jamming (eBook+Online Audio)
21289BCDEB
This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate bass player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe the anatomy of a jam session, jam session etiquette and chords and keys for jamming. A play-along online audio is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel and once in stereo. Joining a jam session can be intimidating. This book presents e ...more
Product Number:
21289BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
28
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5345-9
ISBN13:
978-16106-5345-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/4/2011
This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate bass player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe the anatomy of a jam session, jam session etiquette and chords and keys for jamming. A play-along online audio is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel and once in stereo. Joining a jam session can be intimidating. This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate upright or electric bass player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming and describes typical bluegrass rhythm. A section is included on the role each instrument plays in bluegrass rhythm. Includes access to online audio.
About the Author
Preface
Acknowledgements
Anatomy of a Jam Session
Bluegrass Rhythm
The 1-5 Rhythm
Chords and Keys for Jamming
Participating in a Jam Session
Jamming Etiquette
About the CD
Appendix 1 - Finding the Notes on an Upright Bass
Appendix 2 - Some Typical Guitar Chords
Appendix 3 - Resources
Appendix 4 - Some Rules for Jamming
Appendix 5 - CD Tunes
Appendix 6 - Using an Electric Bass for Bluegrass
 
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