All About Bass: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Bass

by 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

• CD includes 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.

Publisher: Hal Leonard

Series: Bass Instruction

Format: Softcover with CD

Page Count: 208

Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781423408178