Learn to Burn: 5-String Bass Guitar (eBook + Online Audio)
Are you unsure how to appropriately use that low B-string? This book and accompanying audio will show you how, and much more. The book starts you off with right-hand technique exercises to increase finger speed. Next, the material takes you through the scales and chords that comprise most western music, through the whole range of the bass. Before you know it, the bass will be lighting up with infinite possibilities. This freedom makes playing an extended range instrument so gratifying. The etudes section wi ...more
Product Number:
30433BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
40
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1452-6
ISBN13:
978-16191-1452-4
Series:
Learn to Burn
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/22/2014
Are you unsure how to appropriately use that low B-string? This book and accompanying audio will show you how, and much more. The book starts you off with right-hand technique exercises to increase finger speed. Next, the material takes you through the scales and chords that comprise most western music, through the whole range of the bass. Before you know it, the bass will be lighting up with infinite possibilities. This freedom makes playing an extended range instrument so gratifying. The etudes section will get you thinking about idea development through an array of styles and time signatures, while simultaneously giving your chops a workout. You can use this book to help connect the ears, hands and mind. Be careful when taking this book to the woodshed because you might burn it down!
Learn to Burn: 5 String Bass

Introduction.....................................................................................................................................3

How To Use This Book...................................................................................................................4

Holding the Bass.............................................................................................................................4

5 String Advice................................................................................................................................4

Chapter One

Right Hand Only.......................................................................................................................5

Chapter Two

Enharmonic Warm-ups............................................................................................................10

Chapter Three

Modes and Scales....................................................................................................................13

Chapter Four

Etudes......................................................................................................................................25

About the Author...........................................................................................................................37

 
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