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Desert island books

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Andrew Jones, Dec 1, 2002.

  1. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    If you had to choose five instructional books for the rest of you life what ones and why.


    1)REAL BOOK ,bass cleff
    2)consepts for bass soloing ,Marc Johnson
    3)the jazz theory book, levine
    4)Latin bass book, stagnaro
    5)bird omni book

  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Frank Haunschild - Die neue Harmonielehre I & II [The New Harmony]

    Eddy Marron - Die Rhythmiklehre [Rhythm]

    Vincent Bredice - Deluxe Jazz & Rock Bass Method

    The Bass Grimoire

    Josquin des Pres - Bass Fitness
  3. Chris Tarry

    Chris Tarry

    Mar 20, 2000
    New York
    Endorsing Artist: Moollon Basses, D'Addario, Markbass, GruvGear
    Hands down the book that changed my playing forever is Mick Goodrick's "The Advancing Guitarist" pub by Hal Leonard. It's for guitar but works oh so well on the bass. I recomend this to anyone wanting to improve on their playing.

    As well, I have been working out of the Schradieck Violin book 3 and WOW, the best stuff for working on gettin round the neck I have ever seen. I posted an example at http://www.christarry.com/ctcclive.html

    After that the Ramon Ricker "Pentatonic Scales for Jazz Improvisation" pub by Warner Bros. is a great source for some really happening II-V-I ideas.

    The Gary Willis book "Fingerboard Harmony" is also really good!

    Rock on,
  4. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    SO true! great book and if I didnt allready have it down it would have made my list

  5. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    1. Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
    2 - 5. See #1.

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