Read “The Jazz Bass Book Technique and Tradition” by John Goldsby with Rakuten Kobo. (Book). More than a player’s manual, this book. The Jazz Bass Book Technique and Tradition By John Goldsby (Foreword by Ron Carter) Goldsby is a respected bass player and Bass Player Magazine. I recommend it strongly. When I have time I’ll post more highlights. Now let’s see, The Jazz Bass Book by John Goldsby, or yet another Simandl Etude. hmmm.

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The book is great for bass guitar players – lots of history, different styles of playing etc. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

As such, it’s more of a disconnected set of essays than a narrative; the discussion of significant bass players is somewhat spotty, and doesn’t go into great detail on their music and style in the way that for example” Todd Coolman’s “The Bass Tradition” does. Coltrane and beyond Please review your cart. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Dominant 7 chords and scales AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. The biographical information is almost incidental and a getting a bit dated. The Blues Scales – Eb Version. September 1, Imprint: Citing examples from key recordings in the jazz canon, the book defines the essence of the musical contributions made by more than 70 important jazz bassists, basss Ray Brown, Better Git It in Your Soul.


The companion online audio features bass plus rhythm section which allows readers to hear technical examples from the book, presented in slow and fast versions.

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The CD is well done, it has some examples and some songs. Form, key centers, and compositional styles See and discover other items: The Complete Walking Bass Method.

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Pages with related products. Chord symbols and what they mean Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Oh and by the way, no tab on the printed music. He has also appeared as a sideman on numerous recordings with many jazz greats. And there are some rather unnecssary editorial essays at the end telling us what it means to be a good bass player. The material out basss is really pretty thin or maybe I’m just never satisfied like my chronic case of G. If you ever looked at the back of your jazz CDs and wondered who those bass players were, this book will be a nice read.

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More than a player’s manual, this book portrays jazz bass as a vital element of 20th century American music. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

The Essential Jazz Recordings. The companion audio featuring bass plus rhythm section allows readers to hear technical goldxby from the book, presented in slow and fast versions. New York City Jazz.