Good bass books?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by ahhelpme, Aug 27, 2005.

  1. ahhelpme


    Aug 26, 2004
    I am looking for some really good bass instruction books, I am into funk, blues, and am also trying to get into classical stuff.
    Ive had my eye on J.S Bach for electric bass, can anyone tell me if this is good.
    Can anyone reccomend any awesome instruction books?
  2. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    The very best blues bass instruction book/CD combination I have ever encountered is "Mel Bay's Complete Blues Bass Book" by Mark Hiland. Actually it is so thorough that it could almost serve as a beginning bass instruction book.
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Carol Kaye has the first and best bass educational books.

    Also, the Bach cello suites are great for intermediate to advanced players. Not so great for beginners because they're too hard for most.