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New From Alfred: The Total Jazz Bassist Book & CD

United States
English
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 8, 2007 — The Total Jazz Bassist (ISBN 0739043110) is a complete jazz method, giving equal treatment to both electric and double bass. Covering styles like bebop, Latin, funk and fusion, this book provides examples and lessons that will help you become a well-rounded bassist.

The Total Jazz Bassist also covers theory, technique, tunes, solos, jazz styles, and includes great advice for practicing and doing business. You’ll learn to develop walking bass lines, how to solo, bass lines and solo patterns for blues changes and major and minor “two-five-one” progressions, dominant 7th chord scales, approaches for playing “Rhythm Changes,” and much, much more!

This is the one place to get everything you need to make you not only a great jazz bassist, but an asset to any band. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included.

About Alfred

Since its inception in 1922, Alfred Publishing remains dedicated to helping people experience the joy of making music. With hundreds of expert authors and composers backed by a talented staff in seven offices worldwide, Alfred publishes educational, reference, pop, and performance pieces for teachers, students, hobbyists and performers spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level.

Alfred currently has over 45,000 active print, DVD, software, general MIDI, audio CD and enhanced CD titles in circulation throughout the world. Titles represent a full range of musical tastes and styles, including the works of George and Ira Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, Madonna, Green Day, and hundreds more. In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes works from the National Guitar Workshop, the Dover Music catalog, and Faber Music.
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