The most widely-used introductory bass method available! Both Volumes I and II present a standard notation approach to reading solo and arpeggio studies for four string bass. Included in Volume I are the rudiments of playing, plus handy charts of arpeggios featuring major, minor, augmented, diminished, and seventh chords, plus upper harmonic extensions. Applicable to any style of music, this method has gained acceptance as the foundational text for electric bass study world-wide. The companion CD for both volumes 1 and 2 is included. French edition.