Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies

Author: Patrick Pfeiffer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470934197

Category: Music

Page: 216

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Learn to play bass guitar quickly and easily with this guide and bonus interactive CD! The bass guitar is utilized in almost every single genre of music-rock, classical, jazz, metal, funk, and country just to name a few. Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies provides bassists an opportunity to dabble with all these styles and more. Regardless of your intended musical style, this hands-on guide provides the tips and drills designed to help perfect your playing ability. Features a wide variety of over 300 exercises and technique-building practice opportunities tailored to bass guitar From classic blues bass rhythms to funk, rock, and reggae bass patterns, players of all styles benefit from the exercises and chords presented Shows you proper hand and body posture and fingering and hand positions Each lesson concludes with a music piece for you to try The audio CD includes practice pieces that accompany the exercises and drills presented in each section Helps you build your strength, endurance, and dexterity when playing bass Whether you're a beginner bass player or you're looking to stretch your playing skills, Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies is the book for you! CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies

Author: Patrick Pfeiffer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470647221

Category: Music

Page: 240

View: 3645

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Learn to play bass guitar quickly and easily with this guide and bonus interactive CD! The bass guitar is utilized in almost every single genre of music-rock, classical, jazz, metal, funk, and country just to name a few. Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies provides bassists an opportunity to dabble with all these styles and more. Regardless of your intended musical style, this hands-on guide provides the tips and drills designed to help perfect your playing ability. Features a wide variety of over 300 exercises and technique-building practice opportunities tailored to bass guitar From classic blues bass rhythms to funk, rock, and reggae bass patterns, players of all styles benefit from the exercises and chords presented Shows you proper hand and body posture and fingering and hand positions Each lesson concludes with a music piece for you to try The audio CD includes practice pieces that accompany the exercises and drills presented in each section Helps you build your strength, endurance, and dexterity when playing bass Whether you're a beginner bass player or you're looking to stretch your playing skills, Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies is the book for you!

Bass Guitar For Dummies

Author: Patrick Pfeiffer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118748743

Category: Music

Page: 408

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Updated with the latest bass guitar technology, accessories, and more The bass is the heart of music. So leave center stage to the other musicians—you have more important work to do. You can find everything you need to dominate bass in Bass Guitar For Dummies, 3rd Edition. You'll get expert advice on the basics, like deciding what kind of bass to buy and which accessories are necessary and which are just nice to have. Plus, you'll get step-by-step instructions for getting started, from how to hold and position your bass to reading notation and understanding chords, scales, and octaves to playing solos and fills. Access to audio tracks and instructional videos on Dummies.com New musical exercises as well as updates to charts, illustrations, photos, and resources Whether you're a beginner picking up a bass for the first time or an experienced player looking to improve your skills, Bass Guitar For Dummies is an easy-to-follow reference that gives you just enough music theory to get you going on your way fast!

Guitar Exercises For Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips,Jon Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470472995

Category: Music

Page: 240

View: 3614

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Guitar Exercises For Dummies includes over 300 exercises along with lots of technique-building practice opportunities. It starts off with warm-up exercises (on and off-instrument) and then logically transitions to scales, scale sequences, arpeggios, arpeggio sequences, and chords, with a focus on building strength and consistency as well as refining technique.

Learn To Play Bass Guitar

Author: Phil Capone

Publisher: Chartwell

ISBN: 0785824804

Category: Music

Page: 256

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Learn to Play Bass Guitar starts with the basics like how to hold the bass, how to tune it up and start playing, and take the student to a playing level with sufficient skills to join a band.

How to Play Bass Guitar

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Bass Guitar

Author: Laurence Canty

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312300487

Category: Music

Page: 104

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Illustrated with charts and diagrams throughout, this guide teaches the fundamentals of bass guitar--from understanding the fingerboard to reading musical notation and mastering simple and complex rhythms.

Essential Bass Technique

The Definitive Technique Manual for Bass Guitar

Author: Peter Murray

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780634032677

Category: Music

Page: 48

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Beginner Bass Guitar Instruction

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Bass Guitar

Author: David Hodge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781592573110

Category: Music

Page: 308

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"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Bass Guitar will show you exactly how to master the fundamentals of bass and develop your own playing style. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get: detailed advice on everything you need to learn to play bass, from choosing the right equipment to playing and improvising on your own; the low-down on scales, chords, arpeggios, and more; clear explanations that will have you reading tablature and music notation in no time; tips on getting the most out of your practice sessions." - back cover.

Guitar For Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips,Jon Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118237587

Category: Music

Page: 408

View: 4274

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The bestselling music guide - now updated and with a FREE DVD! Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool. Guitar For Dummies gives you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all—and you don't even need to know how to read music. Full of photo-illustrated exercises and songs you can play to practice the techniques discussed in each section, this step-by-step guitar guide will take you through the basics and beyond before you can say "Eric Clapton." Helps you choose the guitar and equipment that best fits your needs and budget Shows you how to build strength and dexterity while playing Teaches you to play in different styles, including rock, blues, folk, jazz, and classical Fully revised and updated, with an all-new interactive DVD packed with video and audio clips that help you learn, tune, and play along, Guitar For Dummies is the perfect introductory guide for any novice acoustic or electric guitar player. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Hal Leonard Bass Method

Author: Ed Friedland

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1476857407

Category: Music

Page: 48

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(Bass Method). The Hal Leonard Bass Method is designed for anyone just learning to play electric bass. It is based on years of teaching bass students of all ages, and it also reflects some of the best bass teaching ideas from around the world! The second edition has been totally revised and features all new engravings and photos. The books have been updated to meet the needs of today's bass students by renowned bassist and author Ed Friedland. Book 1 teaches: tuning, playing position; musical symbols; notes within the first five frets; common bass lines, patterns and rhythms; rhythms through eighth notes; playing tips and techniques; more than 100 great songs, riffs and examples; and more!

Guitar Chords for Dummies

Author: Antoine Polin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470666579

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 5550

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Whether you're playing blues, rock, classical, or folk-all the chords you'll need are here Even Eric Clapton started with a few basic chords. And Guitar Chords For Dummies offers guitarists of every ambition, skill level, and musical genre a key to the simplest and most complex guitar chords-over 600 in all. Illustrated with a grid showing the position of the fingers on a string, a photograph of the chord being played, and a brief comment on the chord and how to play it, this handy, portable reference offers musicians, whether experimenting at home or playing in a coffee house, instant access to the full range of chords that can be played on a guitar. Covers the theory and techniques of guitar chords Features a handy, portable design, which can fit into a guitar case Includes a convenient lay-flat (wire bound) format, allowing users to easily try out new chords An ideal resource for broadening musical technique and getting new ideas, Guitar Chords For Dummies will help you, whether you're just picking up the guitar or a seasoned musician, add sparkle and range to your musical repertoire.

Music Theory for the Bass Player

A Comprehensive and Hands-On Guide to Playing with More Confidence and Freedom

Author: Ariane Cap

Publisher: Capcat Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780996727600

Category: Bass guitar

Page: 186

View: 2396

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A comprehensive and immediately applicable guide to making you a well grounded groover, informed band mate and all around more creative musician.An approach that uses intervals as the basic building blocks to explore scales and their modes, chords and the basics of harmony, this book looks at the workings of music in a bass-centered way. Packed with fretboard diagrams, musical examples and exercises, these 200 pages of need-to-know information are peppered with mind bending quizzes, sure-to-remember mnemonics, as well as innovative and effective learning approaches. Detailed and extensive photo demonstrations provide tools for optimizing posture and fingering practices for best tone, timing and building chops. The source book for the enthusiastic bassist.

Guitar Theory For Dummies

Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction

Author: Desi Serna

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118646932

Category: Music

Page: 312

View: 4982

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Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy. With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Key content coverage includes: pentatonic and major scale patterns; the CAGED chord system, chord progressions, and playing by numbers; roots, keys, and applying scales, plus modes and modal scales; intervals and chord extensions; popular song references and theory applications that help you understand how to play popular music and contemporary guitar styles, and create music of your own. This title also features companion audio tracks and video content hosted online at Dummies.com The expert instruction and easy-to-digest information provides comprehensive guidance on how to apply music theory concepts to fretted instruments If you already have a handle on the basics and want to know more about the building blocks and theory behind guitar music, Guitar Theory For Dummies has you covered.

First 50 Songs You Should Play on Bass

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495060217

Category: Music

Page: 120

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(Bass). If you're new to the bass, you are probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides easy arrangements in tab with lyrics for the most popular songs bassists want to play. Includes: American Girl * Billie Jean * Blister in the Sun * Crossfire * Hey Joe * I Got You (I Feel Good) * Livin' on a Prayer * Low Rider * Money * Monkey Wrench * My Generation * Paranoid * Peter Gunn * The Pink Panther * Roxanne * Should I Stay or Should I Go * Uptown Funk * What's Going On * With or Without You * Yellow * and more!

Ukulele Exercises For Dummies, Enhanced Edition

Author: Brett McQueen,Alistair Wood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118756398

Category: Music

Page: 264

View: 2421

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Take your ukulele playing to the next level - fast! - with hundreds of fun exercises, drills and practice tunes You have a ukulele, you know just enough to be dangerous, and now you're ready to do something with it. You're in luck: Ukulele Exercises For Dummies helps you become a better player. This practice-based book focuses on the skills that entry-level players often find challenging and provides tips, tricks and plenty of cool exercises that will have you creating music in no time that include: • Creating rock-steady strumming patterns and rhythms • Becoming a better fingerpicker with patterns, arpeggio exercises, and solo fingerpicking pieces • Expanding your fretboard knowledge and crafting your own rock, blues and jazz riffs and solos • Playing actual songs on the ukulele - everything from the classic ukulele tunes to the 12 bar blues! • Downloadable audio files of the exercises found in the book, providing you with a self-contained practice package No matter if you're a beginning ukulele player or you're wanting to stretch and improve your chops, Ukulele Exercises For Dummies puts you on your way to becoming a ukulele extraordinaire!

Piano Exercises For Dummies

Author: David Pearl

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470451521

Category: Music

Page: 240

View: 2743

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The ideal hands-on reference for piano students who want to strengthen their skills and refine their technique--and the perfect companion and next step to the bestselling Piano For Dummies. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.