book is ideal if:
you are a beginner starting form scratch?
want to improve your fingerboard and position knowledge/skills?
want to learn to read standard notation?
want to simply consolidate your fundamental knowledge?
much more; Including an introduction to improvisation/ constructing
your own basslines. Ear training, time keeping/ playing in time
and technical dexterity.
pieces and exercises in this bass tutor, provides every bassist
with all the fundamental skills required to start playing bass in
a band. Correct posture, basic left and right hand technique, scales,
arpeggios, exercises, improvisation and ear training. Perhaps the
usual contents that you would expect to find in a good tutor book.
So what's so special about this publication?? Read on....
ethos within these chapters aim to promote good musicianship without
cutting any corners. The author has omitted the use of tablature
because "playing by numbers" reduces the need to associate
fret notes with letter/pitch names. This omission of fundamental
knowledge always hinders the player's ability to understand the
whole fingerboard and in turn, chords and arpeggios; The foundation