22 Contemporary Melodic Studies for Electric Bass, Vol.1. is a book of contemporary etudes which are designed to enhance solo and improvisational technique while also challenging reading skills. The techniques and solo concepts used are explained in the beginning.
Some of these include: Approach notes, Tensions and upper stuctures, Jazz, Harmonic and melodic minor modes, Pentatonics, Indirect Resolution, Sequences, Reharmonization, Harmonic Implication, Deceptive Resolution, Modal Interchange, Tonal Superimposition and many more. With diligent practice these studies can turn any serious bassist into a monster soloist.