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The most common grooves used in blues for the beginning to intermediate bass player.
The Mel Bay Blues Bass Mehtod Level 1 Book and CD from the School of the Blues Lesson Series, is an exciting bass instruction method that contains the most common grooves used in blues bands today. Areas covered are: tuning, achieving good tone, major and minor scales and movable scale forms, 12-bar blues progression, major blues bass lines, jump blues, swing blues, box patterns, slow blues, Chicago shuffles, two beat, rumba beat, tramp beat, minor blues, introductions, turnarounds and endings.
The Mel Bay series is designed for students of other instruments to play together. If you have friends that play harmonica, guitar, keyboard or drums, tell them about this series so that you can play together.
The book is accompanied by a CD recording of all examples (played by author Frank De Rose) along with the background music. For the beginning to intermediate bass player.