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Who tried BASS IMPROVISATION method?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Baloo, Jun 9, 2004.

  1. Baloo


    Mar 1, 2004
    San Luis,Az
    It's a book/CD method...... it is good?
  2. redjeep!

    redjeep! Guest

    Jan 19, 2002
    If you mean the book by Chuck Sher, then yes it's excellent.
  3. if you mean the one by Ed Freidland it's great too but you nedd to know standard notation and it's not basic. You need to have your ears up and runnig if you get the idea.
  4. Baloo


    Mar 1, 2004
    San Luis,Az
    Yeah I mean the one by Ed Freidland, I know theory and standard notation, I am on that part of the way that I practice and practice to develop my ear but could took years, now I don't play covers I just practice modes, triad, 7th arpeggios, etc. But my ears are a very very slow donkey, :D .
  5. Rod B.

    Rod B.

    Jun 11, 2002
    I have it and believe it's a decent book. BUT, I've found Adam Nitti's intsruction at Music Dojo logical and the concepts building on each other. A very holistic approach if you will.

    BTW, I have NFI, just a satisfied student.
  6. sedgdog


    Jan 26, 2002
    Pasco, WA
    The Friedland book is excellent. I loved the chapter on harmony grids (hominy and grits)
  7. Timbo


    Jun 14, 2004
    What exactly are grits made of? :confused:
  8. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
  9. chardin


    Sep 18, 2000
    You need to watch My Cousin Vinny