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Book/DVD/CD-ROM suggestions?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by The Mole, Jan 11, 2003.


  1. I have been playing bass for about 8 months now, teaching myself has been going pretty well and people that hear me are impressed at the level I'm at. So, now I've got all the basics down and can play pretty confidently I was wondering about getting about a book, DVD or CD-ROM to develop my technique and improve my speed, accuracy, dexterity, etc.

    I play mostly rock/metal using fingerstyle, or a pick occasionally, if that helps :)
     
  2. deadweeds

    deadweeds

    Oct 28, 2002
    Harbor Beach,MI
    click here for what you're looking for:)
     
  3. Cool, but know of any UK sites?
     
  4. deadweeds

    deadweeds

    Oct 28, 2002
    Harbor Beach,MI
    hmm nope...cant help ya there
     
  5. TravellinMan

    TravellinMan

    Jan 11, 2003
    NW Indiana
    Don't buy E media's Bass Cd-rom, It teaches everything backwards!
     
  6. I've used Bassbooks.com several times to the UK shipping cost is not too bad and the books usually show up within 4-5 days or so

    If not then try Amazon.co.uk
     
  7. Bump :)

    There must be something someone can suggest :confused:
     
  8. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    For some reason the industry is hesitant putting their stuff on DVD.

    Some books I can recommend:

    Fingerboard Harmony For Bass by Gary Willis
    HL00695043
    ISBN 0-7935-6043-8

    Bass Fitness by Joshquin Des Pres

    Chuck Sher/Marc Johnson
    Concepts For Bass Soloing (great book!)

    http://www.shermusic.com/cncpbass.htm