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Read “The Jazz Bass Book Technique and Tradition” by John Goldsby with Rakuten Kobo. (Book). More than a player’s manual, this book. The Jazz Bass Book Technique and Tradition By John Goldsby (Foreword by Ron Carter) Goldsby is a respected bass player and Bass Player Magazine. I recommend it strongly. When I have time I’ll post more highlights. Now let’s see, The Jazz Bass Book by John Goldsby, or yet another Simandl Etude. hmmm.

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This book is essentially an annotated and expanded collection of columns originally published in Bass Player magazine.

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The Jazz Bass Book

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The Thelonious Monk bassists: The Jazz Bass Book: The History of Jazz. The biographical information is almost incidental and a getting a bit dated.

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I have gained so much respect and awe for these pioneers of jazz and the blues, and this book is by far the best jazz compendium on the musical market today. Get to Know Us. Selected pages Title Page. John Goldsby Bass and more. Designed for bass players and jazz fans alike, Jazx Jazz Bass Book—Technique and Tradition is the first comprehensive reference of its kind.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings. But those are just quibbles. The book is great for bass guitar players – lots of history, different styles of playing etc. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s nook information. The Coltrane progression It has a short biography of the most important jazz bass players, with some short transcriptions of their style.

And don’t walk away from this one because you play electric. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The companion audio featuring bass plus rhythm section allows readers to hear technical examples from the book, presented in slow and fast versions. In fact, the information presented and the perspective this book takes makes this valuable for the electric bass player.

Jazz Bass Book: Technique and Tradition (Bass Player Musician’s Library series) (Book & CD)

All in all, a very entertaining and useful book for jazz bassists of all abilities, and an excellent choice for bedside reading. Bassists get expert guidance on mastering proper technique, practice methods and improvisation, plus new insight into the theoretical and conceptual aspects of jazz. The Basie bassists The early New Orleans bassists 5. The IIm-V7 progression Guitar Scales Mixolydian Mode.


The Jazz Bass Book

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Adding rhythmic interest to walking bass lines One of the greatest accompanists of all time and a noted soloist and bandleader, Carter has played with such leading jazz artists as Miles Goldsbu, Thelonious Monk, Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, and many more. The companion CD featuring bass plus rhythm section with Toldsby and other top-notch rhythm-section players allows readers to hear technical examples from the book, presented in slow and fast versions.

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