Skip to product information
1 of 1

More Details

Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.

Contents:

SECTION I

  • TUNING THE STRING BASS
  • TUNING THE ELECTRIC BASS
  • LEFT-HAND POSITIONS
  • RIGHT-HAND POSITIONS
  • BASIC THEORY
  • FIRST POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • SECOND POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • ROOTS AND 5THS (in all keys)
  • MAJOR, MINOR, AND 7TH CHORDS (in all keys)
  • CHART (transposing chord progressions from one key to another)
  • EIGHTH AND SIXTEENTH NOTES; TRIPLETS; TIES (how to play them)
  • HAMMER ON TECHNIQUE



SECTION II

  • THIRD POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • FOURTH POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • FIFTH POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • SIXTH POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • BASS LINES FOR ALL CHORDS (1 and 2 bar patterns)
  • SLAP BASS TECHNIQUE
  • BLUEGRASS RUNS
  • SEVENTH POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • EIGHTH POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • NINTH POSITION
  • TENTH POSITION

Learn to Play Bluegrass Bass

by Earl Gately

SKU: 02-93638

Regular price
$14.99 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$14.99 USD
This item is available via Special Order. Please call us to place an order for it: 517-372-7880
This method book for the upright bass addresses: tuning, hand positions, essential chord theory, legato technique, slap bass technique, and playing in positions 1-10. A handy chart is provided for transposing chord progressions from one key to another. Notation only. 42 pp.
More Details More Details

More Details

Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.

Contents:

SECTION I

  • TUNING THE STRING BASS
  • TUNING THE ELECTRIC BASS
  • LEFT-HAND POSITIONS
  • RIGHT-HAND POSITIONS
  • BASIC THEORY
  • FIRST POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • SECOND POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • ROOTS AND 5THS (in all keys)
  • MAJOR, MINOR, AND 7TH CHORDS (in all keys)
  • CHART (transposing chord progressions from one key to another)
  • EIGHTH AND SIXTEENTH NOTES; TRIPLETS; TIES (how to play them)
  • HAMMER ON TECHNIQUE



SECTION II

  • THIRD POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • FOURTH POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • FIFTH POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • SIXTH POSITION (with studies for all notes)
  • BASS LINES FOR ALL CHORDS (1 and 2 bar patterns)
  • SLAP BASS TECHNIQUE
  • BLUEGRASS RUNS
  • SEVENTH POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • EIGHTH POSITION (notes and application to chord progressions)
  • NINTH POSITION
  • TENTH POSITION