Steve Bailey is a consummate musician and bassist. In Rock Bass, he presents one of the most comprehensive bass playing technique books available. The lessons and exercises have both studio and live-playing applications, and cover such topics as hand dexterity, bass-line construction, double-stops, and chords. Try the "Finger Buster" and "Hazard" exercises for a real workout, and put it all to use in each "Lick of the Week." This instructional book will help any bassist develop the necessary technique to produce quality recordings, as well as the technical prowess to rock out at any live show.