Alfred is proud to announce two great new additions to the best-selling series, Alfred's Basic Bass LibraryAlfred's Basic Bass Method, Complete and Alfred's Basic Bass, Scales & Modes.
Alfred's Basic Bass Method, Complete offers all the essential tools to take a beginner bassist to the expert level all in one book! You can now pick up this comprehensive method and learn everything from start to finish, including: how to hold and tune your bass, right-hand and left-hand technique, how to create your own bass lines, playing with dynamics, executing hammer-ons and pull-offs, playing the blues, how to slap and pop, and playing licks in the styles of famous bass players! Alfred's Basic Bass Method, Complete is available now for $16.95 (book only), or a book and 2 CD set for $24.95.
Alfred's Basic Bass, Scales & Modes is a fast and fun way to learn how to use scales and modes, and will provide a strong foundation for your bass playing. Learning scales and modes and being able to identify their sounds will give you a better command of the fretboard. This approach to learning and organizing melodic material will greatly enhance your bass prowess. This book explains which chords are best to use with each scale and mode, and covers musical styles in which these chords are used, as well as interval patterns. Neck position diagrams are also included, and the book includes lessons written in TAB and in standard music notation. Alfred's Basic Bass, Scales & Modes is available now for only $8.95.