The Complete Electric Bass Player is a classic book.
The legendary Chuck Rainey shows you how to get off to a great start on the bass guitar. This easy to follow method features detailed photographs and illustrations and concentrates on two skills you really need: dexterity and musicianship.
Chapters include the instrument and its equipment, fingering major scales, accidentals, minor scales, diminished scales and more.
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