A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Bass
Chad Johnson
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Edition: Papernack Book & CD Package, Bass

Description: 208 Pages

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.

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
Dancing In The Street
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
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
You Can't Hurry Love
Your Cheatin' Heart