Hal Leonard Bass Method
(Bass Method). The Hal Leonard Bass Method is designed for anyone just learning to play electric bass. It is based on years of teaching bass students of all ages and it also reflects some of the best bass teaching ideas from around the world. Book 2 teaches the box shape, moveable boxes, notes in fifth position, major and minor scales, the classic blues line, the shuffle rhythm, tablature, and more! This e-book also includes 51 full-band tracks for demonstration or play along.
The Total Jazz Bassist
The Total Jazz Bassist is a complete jazz method, giving equal treatment to electric and double bass. Covering such styles as bebop, Latin, funk, and fusion, this book provides examples and lessons that will help you become a well-rounded bassist. You'll learn to develop walking bass lines, how to solo, bass lines and solo patterns for blues changes, major and minor two-five-one progressions, dominant 7th chord scales, and more! A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is also included.
You Can Teach Yourself Electric Bass
This method is loaded with information. In the author's words, "The electric bass is in a very exciting developmental period. No longer does it just provide 'low-end support.' Now entire songs are built around the bass line." This method is both easy to understand and thorough! It provides the theory and technique needed to play contemporary bass, and it covers such modern effects as slap & pop and right-hand hammering techniques. While note reading is taught, tablature is also presented. The companion video is included in this package in DVD format.
Bass Fitness An Exercising Handbook Music Instruction
(Guitar School). The purpose of this book is to provide the aspiring bass player with a wide variety of finger exercises for developing the techniques necessary to succeed in today's music scene. It can also play an important role in a bass player's daily practicing program. The 200 exercises are designed to help increase your speed, improve your dexterity, develop accuracy and promote finger independence. Recommended by world-acclaimed bass players, music schools and music magazines, this is the ultimate bass handbook. The added use of photos makes the lessons complete!
The Digital Negative
Shooting in the raw format gives digital photographers complete control over every aspect of image quality. The Digital Negative is devoted exclusively to the topic and shows you how to make the most of that control to extract the best-possible raw rendering of your digital negatives and to use Photoshop to achieve the highest quality in your images. In this update of his best-selling book, renowned photographer and author Jeff Schewe outlines a foolproof process for working with these digital negatives and presents his real-world expertise on optimizing raw images. You’ll learn hands-on techniques for exposing and shooting for raw image capture and developing a raw processing workflow, as well as Photoshop techniques for perfecting the master image, converting color to black and white, and processing for panoramic and HDR images. This second edition covers all the major updates and new features in Camera Raw, Lightroom, and Photoshop, such as GPU acceleration, Radial Filters, Pano Merge, and more. Get the best tone and color from your digital negatives. Use Lightroom and Camera Raw sharpening controls to maximize image quality. Produce stunning black and white images. Learn how to remove people from photos in Photoshop using Smart Objects and Layer Blending. Use HDR in Camera Raw and Lightroom. And much more! Visit the book’s companion website at TheDigitalNegativeBook.com for sample images and more.
Delta Blues Guitar
The Mississippi Delta of the 1920s-1940s was a treasure chest of powerful blues performances. These lessons detail tunes by Willie Brown, Tommy Johnson, and Mississippi John Hurt. This book features notation, tablature, and three compact discs of phrase-by-phrase audio instruction for the intermediate guitarist.