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A Bass Player's Guide To Jamming
A Bass Player's Guide To Jamming
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Manufacturer: Mel Bay Publications
SKU: 21289BCD
This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate upright or electric bass player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming and describes typical bluegrass rhythm. A section is included on the role each instrument plays in bluegrass rhythm. A play-along CD is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel and once in stereo.
  • About the Author
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Anatomy of a Jam Session
  • Bluegrass Rhythm
  • The 1-5 Rhythm
  • Chords and Keys for Jamming
  • Participating in a Jam Session
  • Jamming Etiquette
  • About the CD
  • Appendix 1 - Finding the Notes on an Upright Bass
  • Appendix 2 - Some Typical Guitar Chords
  • Appendix 3 - Resources
  • Appendix 4 - Some Rules for Jamming
  • Appendix 5 - CD Tunes
  • Appendix 6 - Using an Electric Bass for Bluegrass
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