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  • [FAQ] Best bass related books.

    Title
    Author
    Publisher
    ISBN #


    Good reading !

    Instruction
    Slap It!
    by Tony Oppenheim
    THEODORE PRESSER COMPANY
    414-41138


    Building Walking Bass Lines
    &
    Expanding Walking Bass Lines
    by Ed Friedland
    Hal Leonard
    0793542049


    Serious Electric Bass : The Bass Player's Complete Guide to Scales & Chords (Contemporary Bass Series)
    by Joel di Bartolo
    Warner Brothers Publications
    1576238830


    Gary Willis's books

    Improvisers Bass Method
    by Chuck Sher
    Sher Music Co
    0961470100


    Bass Playing Techniques : The Complete Guide
    by Alexis Sklarevski
    Musicians Institute Press
    0793582024


    Bass Guitar for Dummies
    by Patrick Pfeiffer & Will Lee
    For Dummies
    0764524879


    The Bass Player Book - Equipment, Technique, Styles, and Artists
    Bass Player Magazine
    0-87930-573-8


    Funk Bass (Bass Builders Series)
    by Jon Liebman
    Hal Leonard
    079351620X


    Bass Method
    by Ray Brown
    Hal Leonard
    0793594561


    Funkifying the Clave: Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass and Drums
    by Lincoln Goines & Robby Ameen
    Warner Brothers Publications
    0769220207


    Evolving Bassist - Millenium Edition
    by Rufus Reid
    Warner Brothers Publications
    0967601509


    Harmonic Colours for Bass - A Musical Approach to Chord and Scale Relationships
    By David Gross
    Warner Brothers Publications
    1-57623-935-7


    Gear
    The Tube Amp Book
    by Aspen Pittman
    Backbeat Books
    0879307676


    Stewart Mc Donald's Publications

    American Basses: An Illustrated History and Player's Guide
    by Jim Roberts
    Backbeat Books
    0-87930-721-8


    Guitar Player Repair Guide: How to Set-Up, Maintain, and Repair Electrics and Acoustics
    by Dan Erlewine
    Backbeat Books
    0879302917


    The Complete Guide to Guitar & Amp Maintenance
    by Ritchie Fliegler
    Hal Leonard
    0793534909


    The Bass Book / a Complete Illustrated History of Bass Guitars
    by Tony Bacon
    Backbeat Books
    0879303689


    Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound
    by Bill Moore
    Hal Leonard
    0793579511


    Bios
    Jaco: The Extraordinary and the Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius, "the World's Greatest Bass Player"
    by Bill Milkowski
    Backbeat Books
    0879303611


    Standing in the Shadows of Motown : The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson
    by Licks, Allen Slutsky, James Jamerson, Motown Record Corporation, Dr Licks
    Hal Leonard
    0881888826


    Beneath the Underdog : His World as composed by Mingus
    by Charles Mingus
    Vintage
    0679737618


    Miscellaneous
    Jonathan Livingston Seagull
    by Richard Bach
    Avon
    0380012863


    Cool bassbook shop !

    Beyond the Bass Clef
    by Tony Levin
    Papa Bear Records
    0966813707
    <div class="signaturecontainer"><font size="2"><b>1/3 solid knowledge, 1/3 common sense, 1/3 made-up bull****************</b><br />
    <a href="http://www.ebassist.com" target="_blank">Wanna try a different pace ?</a> <a href="http://forum.onlybass.com/" target="_blank">Parlez-vous français ?</a></font> <font size="1"><br />
    <font size="1"><i><font size="1"><font color="Purple"><i><br />
    <a href="http://jazzad.perso.neuf.fr/Manuals" target="_blank">Korg and Akai manuals</a></i></font></font></i></font></font></div>

  • #2
    Slap it! by Tony Oppenheim

    .:T:.
    <div class="signaturecontainer"><font size="1">StingRay5<br />
    SansAmp BassDriver<br />
    Trace Elliot 7210SM<br />
    w/1x15 ext. cab</font><br />
    <br />
    <font color="red"><font size="1"> Maybe I can make some money on the side as some sort of wandering cunnilingus superhero. Sorta like Cain in Kung-Fu, but with man-whoring. -Mr. Pants</font></font><br />
    <font size="1">Inaugural Winner of the MageZ Ass of the Day Award 06-28-04</font></div>

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    • #3
      BUILDING WALKING BASS LINES by Ed Friedland (Parts 1&2)

      Super good books.
      <div class="signaturecontainer"><font size="1"><font color="darkblue">&quot;I have Dalinian Thought: The one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.&quot; - Salvadore Dali</font></font></div>

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      • #4
        Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
        <div class="signaturecontainer"><a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23669940&amp;postcount=25" target="_blank">WINNER OF THE BONOMAN POST OF THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF HCBF!!! 08/22/2007</a> <br />
        <br />
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        <br />
        <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/showpost.php?p=40351255&amp;postcount=9" target="_blank">You are the only person who has clothes I envy. - D Aussie</a><br />
        <br />
        <a href="http://www.myspace.com/drowka" target="_blank"><font size="1">http://www.myspace.com/drowka</font></a><br />
        <br />
        <b><font color="Red">Fire Sale! Everything must go!<br />
        New Lower Prices!!!!</font></b><br />
        Ibanez ATK300RSP BK-$599<br />
        NS CRM4 -$1799</div>

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Rowka
          Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
          Look.

          We said , not .
          <div class="signaturecontainer"><font size="2"><b>1/3 solid knowledge, 1/3 common sense, 1/3 made-up bull****************</b><br />
          <a href="http://www.ebassist.com" target="_blank">Wanna try a different pace ?</a> <a href="http://forum.onlybass.com/" target="_blank">Parlez-vous français ?</a></font> <font size="1"><br />
          <font size="1"><i><font size="1"><font color="Purple"><i><br />
          <a href="http://jazzad.perso.neuf.fr/Manuals" target="_blank">Korg and Akai manuals</a></i></font></font></i></font></font></div>

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          • #6
            Serious Electric Bass: The Bass Player's Complete Guide to Scales & Chords (Contemporary Bass Series)
            by Joel di Bartolo

            Paperback: 279 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.71 x 11.96 x 9.06
            Publisher: Warner Brothers Publications; (February 1997)
            ISBN: 1576238830
            <div class="signaturecontainer">You'll see it when you believe it.</div>

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Rain Dog
              BUILDING WALKING BASS LINES by Ed Friedland (Parts 1&2)

              Super good books.


              Anything from Ed is good solid material. He was my instrcutor you know.
              <div class="signaturecontainer">I don't care what your mom says about you...I think you're cool.</div>

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              • #8
                One for the tube guys:

                The Tube Amp Book by Aspen Pittman (published by Backbeat Books)

                -SoN

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                • #9
                  How about Jaco's biography?
                  <div class="signaturecontainer">I don't care what your mom says about you...I think you're cool.</div>

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                  • #10
                    Gary Willis:

                    http://www.garywillis.com/pages/books/thebooks.html
                    <div class="signaturecontainer"><font size="1">I clank, therefor I am! <br />
                    <br />
                    Official member of DAGESTAN GEAR APPRECIATING single support club members club®</font></div>

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by badmuthaplucka
                      How about Jaco's biography?


                      Like him or not, that book is great reading material. Definately on for the FAQ..

                      -SoN

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                      • #12
                        Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
                        <div class="signaturecontainer">* = prone to being completely clueless.<br />
                        <font color="#F5F5FF"><br />
                        *This space for rent*<br />
                        </font></div>

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by tonyromen
                          Slap it! by Tony Oppenheimer

                          .:T:.


                          It's Oppenheim (no er).

                          www.slapit.com

                          Awesome slap resource.
                          <div class="signaturecontainer">* = prone to being completely clueless.<br />
                          <font color="#F5F5FF"><br />
                          *This space for rent*<br />
                          </font></div>

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                          • #14
                            The Improvisor's Bass Method - Chuck Sher
                            <div class="signaturecontainer">&quot;Fascism should more properly be called corporatism, since it is the merger of state and corporate power&quot; <br />
                            - Il Duce</div>

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Jazz Ad
                              Look.

                              We said , not .


                              This is an essential read for anyone who aspires to greater than mediocrity.
                              <div class="signaturecontainer"><a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23669940&amp;postcount=25" target="_blank">WINNER OF THE BONOMAN POST OF THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF HCBF!!! 08/22/2007</a> <br />
                              <br />
                              <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/forums/showpost.php?p=28803926&amp;postcount=1799" target="_blank">Winner of the King Kashue Best topical picture *EVAAAAAAAAARRRRRRR* <img src="http://img3.harmony-central.com/acapella/ubb/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" /> Award.</a><br />
                              <br />
                              <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/showpost.php?p=40351255&amp;postcount=9" target="_blank">You are the only person who has clothes I envy. - D Aussie</a><br />
                              <br />
                              <a href="http://www.myspace.com/drowka" target="_blank"><font size="1">http://www.myspace.com/drowka</font></a><br />
                              <br />
                              <b><font color="Red">Fire Sale! Everything must go!<br />
                              New Lower Prices!!!!</font></b><br />
                              Ibanez ATK300RSP BK-$599<br />
                              NS CRM4 -$1799</div>

                              Comment

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