All About Bass: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Bass (Audio Access Included)

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Product Overview

Series: Bass Instruction

Instrumentation: Bass Guitar

Format: Softcover & Online Audio

Author: Chad Johnson

Have you struggled through tedious lessons and boring instruction books in your desire to learn to play the bass guitar? If you wish there was a fun and engaging way to motivate you in your bass playing quest, then this is it: All About Bass is for you. Whether it's learning to read music, playing by ear, improvising, or all of the above, this enjoyable guide will help you to finally start playing your favorite songs in many different styles. Plus, learn interesting tid-bits on bass makes & models, care and maintenance, other fretted instruments, and other fun stuff about the bass. This fun-filled, easy-to-use guide includes:

• An introduction to bass

• Step-by-step music reading instruction

• How to play by ear and improvise

• Background on various styles of music, including dozens of favorite songs

• Performing tips

• Online audio tracks for over 90 tracks for demo and play-along.

Over 40 popular songs, including: All Shook Up • Another One Bites the Dust • Born Under a Bad Sign • Brick House • Come Together • Get up (I Feel like Being) a Sex Machine • The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) • I Got You (I Feel Good) • In the Midnight Hour • Message in a Bottle • Paperback Writer • Pride and Joy • Sweet Emotion • You Can't Hurry Love • and many more. The accompanying audio is accessed through Hal Leonard's popular MyLibrary system using the provided code. The audio can be streamed or downloaded and includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

Song List:

  • Alcohol
  • All Blues
  • All I Wanna Do
  • All Shook Up
  • All The Things You Are
  • Amazing Grace
  • Another One Bites The Dust
  • Beast Of Burden
  • Birthday Song
  • Born Under A Bad Sign
  • Brick House
  • Cissy Strut
  • Come Together
  • Crazy
  • Crossfire
  • Dancing In The Street
  • Footprints
  • Friends In Low Places
  • Get Up (I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine)
  • The Girl From Ipanema (Garôta De Ipanema)
  • Hello Mary Lou
  • Hide Away
  • Higher Ground
  • I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
  • I Got You (I Feel Good)
  • I Want You Back
  • In The Midnight Hour
  • Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho)
  • Killing Floor
  • Knock On Wood
  • Love And Happiness
  • Message In A Bottle
  • Money
  • Ode To Joy
  • Paperback Writer
  • Pride And Joy
  • Satin Doll
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • So What
  • Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
  • Sweet Emotion
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • Synchronicity II
  • What's Going On
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Would?
  • You Can't Hurry Love
  • Your Cheatin' Heart


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