Hal Leonard


There's more to rock bass playing than just following the guitarist's left hand! This book with audio demo exercises and full-length tunes available online for download or streaming gives you all the tools you need to construct your own bass lines, creatively and effectively, in a rock context. Learn to play the perfect line for any musical situation - on the spot! Topics covered include: tips on playing position and posture · warm-up exercises · essential scales and rhythms · building with octaves, appraoch notes, and fifths · box shapes, pentatonic scales and blues · and rhythmic variations.