Bass Book – John McCarthy’s Bass Master Edition, Rock House Method
Rock House, the leader in music instruction is announcing the release of a new bass guitar course by John McCarthy, one of the most prolific music instructors of this generation.
This new book course includes:
Designed by John McCarthy, this Master Edition combines all levels of this award winning series in a complete course! Learn the essential techniques needed to play all genres of music. Start with how to hold the Bass for comfortable playing and fast, effective learning. Next learn rhythm, timing, basic bass lines and how to play along with a drummer. Learn 3rds, 5ths and octaves and how to apply them in a song. Plucking techniques including slap and pop and using a pick are covered in depth. Next learn scales from minor pentatonic to major scales as you play them in patterns across the neck and apply them to form bass lines and write songs. All genres of music are covered from blues to rock and from jazz to metal. Learn walking bass lines, drop D tuning and syncopated bass lines and apply them over full band backing tracks to get the sensation of playing in your own band. From theory to complete songs everything you need to Master Bass Guitar in here for you!
Bonus Video Lessons
As an added bonus once you have registered your book at Rock House you will receive FREE video lessons focusing on techniques to help you take your playing to the next level!
Hear and Apply Each Lesson
Download audio backing tracks and demonstrations that correspond with each lesson in the book. Hear each lesson played slowly and at regular speed. Play songs and bass lines over full band backing tracks to get the sensation of playing in a band! Register using the member number inside the last page of this book!
Lifetime Membership for Lesson Support
You get free membership to the Rock House Method Support System on the web. Use the member number found inside the book to register for lifetime support. Use this fully interactive website to download backing tracks to play the examples over, enhance your learning experience, link with instructors and connect with a community of people around the world learning to play music using the Rock House Method.