I love all your lessons bodgan,very usefl for play over. Foreword by david letterman bassist, will lee, who calls it the most important bass book of. Over 250 pages of exact transcriptions of every note oscar plays on the 3 accompanying cds. I was wondering if there were other books like this, with both the bassline in tab or standard notation plus the drum tab for different grooves. Written by an absolute firstclass musician, these grooves are organized, explained and played with passion, knowledge and swing.
Great book for those who wish to learn the complex latin rhythms like tumbao, songo, guaguanco and mozambique. In pretty much any contemporary groovebased style, the basss priority is to. This book cd takes the concept of the drum dictionary to a new level. By clearly demonstrating the underlying pattern called the clave and the comping patterns called tumbaos which are played over the clave, this book will help every bass player learn these fundamental latin. Thankfully it hasnt been watered down and filled with tabs. Each of the 100 grooves have been recorded with the guitar part playing along with a rhythm section of guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and in many of the grooves, percussion. Each lesson offers a description of the groove, and three different views from the right hand, left hand, and overall view of andy playing the groove. In order to do that your thumb should be parallel to the strings and you. Aug 01, 2004 bass grooves is not only wellwritten, its genuinely interesting reading, unlike most music books. Beyond salsa bass is the companion series to beyond salsa piano, launched in 2009 and now spanning 11 volumes. Part of the joy of this book is just to engulf yourself in the sound and rhythmic feel of stagnaros bass lines on the cds. Hey bassitbeen playing for a year now,with no real focus beyond getting my technique down and learning songs i like. Build your bass vocabulary in a variety of styles with this comprehensive collection. This is the 3rd track from the bass latin book, by oscar stagnaro.
Mar 03, 2017 the second truefire release from andy irvine is the 30 beginner bass grooves you must know. Latin bass by david keif softcover instructional book. The idea is to get you familiarized with the style, clave 23, 32 and progress to the next level with more complex rhythms. The latin bass book is the finest work, in a practical approach, yet written. Like jazz, the rhythms of brazilian musical styles are heavily influenced by african rhythms. The concept of combining the drums and the bass truly makes this a unique and definitive resource for all percussionists. In addition to his performing and recording schedules, lincoln is a faculty member of the collective and city college of new york, as well as associate professor of bass at bostons berklee college of music. It features bassist, author, composer, and music educator lincoln goines, well known for his work in the new york city latin, jazzfunk, and studio scene. Andy irvine 30 beginner bass grooves you must know bass. This book profiles 18 distinct styles of world music. Isbn 1576239101 9 781576 239100 this book will help you afro cuban bass grooves. You can play the 8th notes on the hihat, but make sure you keep it. Drums in drum sheet music the various drum elements are represented by a rounded note. Salsa grooves is a book of bass lines with basic latin salsa grooves.
If youre looking for bass tabs, then click here these free bass transcriptions are provided for educational use only click on the transcription title to view and download the pdf. Featuring over 140 musical examples with audio in a variety of styles including rock, jazz, funk, blues and latin. Most genres have a book that is the book, and believe me, this is the latin bass book. Whats a good book that has all the standard latin bass lines transcribed.
This is the foundation of slap bass and the motion you will use the most. Prep school latin books 14 available from amazon at. We know that many of our customers enjoy using digital books. You can now purchase the same books as used by students at the worldrenown musicians institute school of music. Jan 19, 2008 walk bass lines within a mode on bass guitar.
Foreword by david letterman bassist, will lee, who calls it the most important bass book of its kind since standing in the shadows of motown. The online audio files include all 150 grooves for demonstration and playalong. Material is presented in standard music notation and tab. Improve your groove also contains five play along pieces with backing tracks to help you put your new bass grooves into practice. Bass grooves the ultimate collection hal leonard online.
I ended up buying a couple other books to get solid on my generic stylistic grooves because this book is pretty much worthless. The bass line is simple, but it works magnificently with the song. Dias slapping funky grooves slapping technique slapping means hitting the string with your right thumb. Sean malone this cool, comprehensive guide provides the history and essential bass lines for 34 different musical styles, including all varieties of pop and rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, afrocuban, afrocaribbean, country, blues, funk and many others. Nov 25, 2016 geographically, brazilian bass grooves come from the south american country of brazil. The best books for a bassist to read and learn from. We offer the instrument curriculum developed for use at musicians institute. Video lesson every groove and its concept is first explained in a detalied video lesson with all the relevant information and then performed using a concrete example as a demo.
This book is a modern treasure for lovers of caribbean music. String muting exercises string raking xercises string muting josquin des pres u. These 5 beginner bass grooves lessons are and excerpt from andy irvines 30 beginner bass grooves you must know where he explores some of his most versatile bass licks and techniques to build up your playing prowess. This dvd is a companion to the popular bookcd of the same name dealing with traditional afrocuban rhythms and their application to funk, rock, and jazz.
This is the 2nd track from the bass latin book, by oscar stagnaro. The grooves are written in a simple way at the beginning and then progressing rhythmically to intermediate level. The latin bass book by music, sher, stagnaro nook book. Save an extra 25% off your first order with code ignited and combine with truefire cash for max savings.
Each section includes performance notes, authenticsounding bass lines written in tab and standard notation, and recommendations for further listening and reading. This page features over 180 free bass transcriptions in standard notation. There are james browntype grooves, gogo grooves, motown grooves, etc. You get a lot of writing to explain what groove is, how to program a drum machine essential to getting the most out of this book, though the cd is very useful, then its on to the real meat, covering how to play and feel a groove, plus dozens of different groove styles. New york city bassist and teacher patrick pfeiffer has created a regimen that will teach the developing bassist how to become truly great, through practice, discipline, and perseverance. Jan 07, 2009 the latin bass book cd 1 track 4 por antonio acosta. The book is less about playing bass and more about drums and drum programming. Each note position corresponds to a specific drum set element. The audio supplement includes all 150 grooves for demonstration and playalong. Good playing but not exactly traditional latin bass playing. Besides the aforementioned styles andrew has also added a few grooves that are afrocaribbean such as.
Snare drum tom i tom 2 tom 3 tom 4 bass drum cymbals closed hihat in drum sheet music cymbals and hihat are represented by a xshaped note. In addition, very few of the bass parts go through a whole chord progression you get a few measures outlining a single chord, and thats it. This cool, comprehensive guide provides the history and essential bass lines for 34 different musical styles, including all varieties of pop and rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, afrocuban, afrocaribbean, country, blues, funk and many others. Fun grooves to learn from famous songs bass guitar player world.
The only comprehensive book ever published on how to play bass in authentic afrocuban, brazilian, caribbean. By clearly demonstrating the underlying pattern called the clave and the comping patterns called tumbaos which are played over the clave, every bass player can learn these fundamental latin rhythms. If your a looking to play more latin bass, looking to work on interesting rhythmic patterns, looking for awesome backing tracks, or like me and just looking to study more bass, this book is a must. Dictionary of bass grooves softcover audio online hl. Bass guitar books cds and dvds american musical supply. There are good annotations about taking basslines and changing their annotated rhythms into something totally different. This lavishly produced volume large format and hardcover is a wondrous celebration of the instrument, including its origins and history, and the weird and wonderful shapes it has taken. Brazilian music is vast in its complexity and history. Each rhythm is presented in different versions showing both drums and bass patterns together.
The only comprehensive book ever published on how to play bass in authentic afrocuban, brazilian, caribbean and various south american styles. Then they become more interesting and cross bar lines and. Clearly written with drum key to explain each drumcymbalbell part. In celebration of the release of brass grooves, the dallas brass is offering a free download of the sheet music for funksville as a bonus, we are also including alternate woodwind parts, so anyone can join the fun.
This books starts you off on basic tumbaos and demonstrates them across various chord changes. After the open strings, the next step is to learn the. The accompanying cd features fullband demos of all 18 styles, including. Bass guitar chord chart for beginners bass books and music major and minor bass guitar scales bass books and music how to play bass guitar 5 beginner books to learn bass. This book will help any musician unlock the secrets of the afrocuban rhythmic feel. Together, the bassist and drummer develop the powerful grooves that drive the song by constantly listening and reacting to each other. Piano sheet music every groove is accompanied by a piano score explanation the online course contains a complete paragraph explaining the concept in detailed metronome the app includes a metronome for practicing. The recorded examples on the cd have been mixed with the drums on the left channel and the bass on the right channel so that either instrument can be. Softcover instructional book and examplesaccompaniment cd. Essential collection of bass grooves you must know.
Goines is the coauthor, along with drummer robby ameen, of the popular funkifying the clave. The bass guitar, more than any other instrument, is at its best when tightly aligned with the drums. This bookcd takes the concept of the drum dictionary to a new level. Endorsed by down beat magazine, latin beat magazine, benny. Endorsed by down beat magazine, latin beat magazine, benny rietveld, etc.
Over 200 licks, lines, and grooves in many rhythmic styles hal leonard bass method includes online access code. Reading from the latin bass book by oscar stagnaro. With bass tablature, standard notation, chord names, instructional text, performance notes and bass notation legend. To make the approach of these 50 funk grooves easier, a preliminary chapter is entirely dedicated to the playing techniques plucking of course, but also slap, palm mute, ghost notes, shakes, double stops, pulloffs, hammerons, slides. My daily practice routine consists of practicing scales for 30 minutes starting slow,then speeding up towards the endand chord tones for another 30 minutes. Essential blues bass grooves, within the school of the blues lesson series, presents 46 bass patterns essential to the gigging blues bass player. It also features former excel guitarist adam siegel, exsuicidal tendencies bassist robert trujillo now in metallica, and exjanes addiction drummer stephen perkins. The next four lines are various hihat or ride patterns that can be applied over the basic kick. Infectious grooves is a funk metal band led by suicidal tendencies frontman mike muir. This exciting format allows for gorgeous, full colour digital books that include embedded videoaudio content. This dvd is a companion to the popular book cd of the same name dealing with traditional afrocuban rhythms and their application to funk, rock, and jazz. We are therefore pleased to announce that we have made all of our original titles available as ipad textbooks.
Included are bass tumbaos for each of the piano tumbaos aka, montunos in beyond salsa piano, vol. What drum machine to get for bass grooves book by ed. I look forward to using this book in my labs at berklee. This particular track looks at the tumbao at its basic form. First, you need to develop coordination to accurately strike the string. Here are ten classic bass anddrum combinations sorted alphabetically by the bass players last name that have. I programmed my drum machine an alesis sr16 and play along on the bass and just chill. Youll learn core foundations will help you better understand the bass, while creating a diverse skill set to enhance your playing. The examples go with mp3 audio files in which youll. The 4th string is the lowest sound string closest to the ceiling, and the 1st string is the highest sounding string closest to the floor.901 64 951 509 443 1131 591 233 563 86 1308 1204 709 270 625 180 233 392 506 1243 354 752 356 1018 1659 1080 1472 602 1228 244 1394 909 757 930 956