6 Rock Giants Take You Through The Basics of Playing Rock Bass Guitar
Music editor for Guitar World, Guitar World Acoustic, and Bass Guitar magazines, Matt Scharfglass, provides a new introduction. He is also leader of the rock band Mrs. Grundy. A bassist and multi-instrumentalist, he has written over a dozen music books.
Six essential bass guitar lessons from the masters of rock bass
Lesson 1: Chuck Rainey will discuss basic rock and R&B patters, 12-bar blues phrases, and major and minor positions.
Lesson 2: Gleen Letsch will cover 2-, 3-, and 4-note bass chords plus basic scales.
Lesson 3: John Entwistle, The Who's legendary bassist, will demonstrate dynamic right-hand techniques, tapping and chords.
Lesson 4: Beaver Felton will discuss popping and slapping with octaves, slurs, patterns, and much more.
Lesson 5: Allen Woody covers funk techniques and working with the drummer.
Lesson 6: Solo artist and bassist Stu Hamm, along with Joe Satriani, will demonstrate his unique style.