Harmony Central Forums
Announcement
Collapse
No announcement yet.

[FAQ] Best bass related books.

Collapse



X
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • [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
    1/3 solid knowledge, 1/3 common sense, 1/3 made-up bull****************
    Wanna try a different pace ? Parlez-vous français ?

    Korg and Akai manuals

  • #2
    Slap it! by Tony Oppenheim

    .:T:.
    StingRay5
    SansAmp BassDriver
    Trace Elliot 7210SM
    w/1x15 ext. cab

    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
    Inaugural Winner of the MageZ Ass of the Day Award 06-28-04

    Comment


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

      Super good books.
      "I have Dalinian Thought: The one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous." - Salvadore Dali

      Comment


      • #4
        Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
        WINNER OF THE BONOMAN POST OF THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF HCBF!!! 08/22/2007

        Winner of the King Kashue Best topical picture *EVAAAAAAAAARRRRRRR* Award.

        You are the only person who has clothes I envy. - D Aussie

        http://www.myspace.com/drowka

        Fire Sale! Everything must go!
        New Lower Prices!!!!
        Ibanez ATK300RSP BK-$599
        NS CRM4 -$1799

        Comment


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

          We said , not .
          1/3 solid knowledge, 1/3 common sense, 1/3 made-up bull****************
          Wanna try a different pace ? Parlez-vous français ?

          Korg and Akai manuals

          Comment


          • #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
            You'll see it when you believe it.

            Comment


            • #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.
              I don't care what your mom says about you...I think you're cool.

              Comment


              • #8
                One for the tube guys:

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

                -SoN

                Comment


                • #9
                  How about Jaco's biography?
                  I don't care what your mom says about you...I think you're cool.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Gary Willis:

                    http://www.garywillis.com/pages/books/thebooks.html
                    I clank, therefor I am!

                    Official member of DAGESTAN GEAR APPRECIATING single support club members club®

                    Comment


                    • #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

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
                        * = prone to being completely clueless.

                        *This space for rent*

                        Comment


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

                          .:T:.


                          It's Oppenheim (no er).

                          www.slapit.com

                          Awesome slap resource.
                          * = prone to being completely clueless.

                          *This space for rent*

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            The Improvisor's Bass Method - Chuck Sher
                            "Fascism should more properly be called corporatism, since it is the merger of state and corporate power"
                            - Il Duce

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Jazz Ad
                              Look.

                              We said , not .


                              This is an essential read for anyone who aspires to greater than mediocrity.
                              WINNER OF THE BONOMAN POST OF THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF HCBF!!! 08/22/2007

                              Winner of the King Kashue Best topical picture *EVAAAAAAAAARRRRRRR* Award.

                              You are the only person who has clothes I envy. - D Aussie

                              http://www.myspace.com/drowka

                              Fire Sale! Everything must go!
                              New Lower Prices!!!!
                              Ibanez ATK300RSP BK-$599
                              NS CRM4 -$1799

                              Comment









                              Working...
                              X