Alfred Music Publishing is proud to announce their latest installment in the Total series, The Total Blues Bassist http://www.alfred.com/alfredweb/front/ProductDetail.aspx?itemnum=%20%20%20%20%2030232&pubnum=0
The Total series provides beginning-to-intermediate students with all the tools needed to become a great player, while more advanced students will find many useful tips and a fresh perspective. Whether this is your first book or you've been studying for years, this is the one place to get everything you need to make you a great musician, including a CD demonstrating the examples in each book. The Total Blues Bassist is a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of blues bass playing. The blues has influenced countless styles of music—including rock, jazz, pop, and country—and is loved for the depth of feeling it captures. The Total Blues Bassist will present all the basics needed to master the blues, such as left- and right-hand technique, but also advanced concepts like using silence and dynamics to help create more interesting bass lines—with all examples demonstrated on the included CD. Learn how to lock in with the drummer, guitarist, and singer, and even learn how to play without a drummer. Also, discover many styles, like Delta blues, Chicago blues, Texas blues, rockabilly, funk, and jazz blues. The Total Blues Bassist will help you create your own style on the bass as well as prepare you for any blues situation you encounter. The Total Blues Bassist is now available as a book and CD set for $19.95. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today online.