132 pages of serious learning. Includes 50 pages of notated transcriptions.
R&B Bass was written to help you learn the essence of the R&B genre. This book will identify and outline selected vocabulary found in the bass lines of this style. Included are ample practice exercises that will strengthen your ear and playing ability.
The songs, which were written as etudes in Chapter Four, will allow you to focus your practice on execution and feel. Finally, you will see fully notated bass lines from classic R&B songs. These bass lines can serve as models for you to copy into your own playing.
While it can be a difficult task to define musical style, it is clear and easy to identify the characteristics of great R&B bass playing. We will dig deep into some of the coolest bass lines ever created and recorded.