101 Bass Tips, by Gary Willis (Book/CD)

101 Bass Tips, by Gary Willis (Book/CD)

Valuable insights for all bassists: Technique, improvising, soloing, equipment, practicing, ear training, theory and much more. (Click on product for full description)

  • Price: $16.95

All About Bass, by Chad Johnson (Book/CD)

All About Bass, by Chad Johnson (Book/CD)

This fun-filled, easy-to-use guide includes: an introduction to bass, step-by-step music reading instruction, how to play by ear and improvise, performing tips and a CD with over 90 tracks for demo and play-along. Over 40 popular songs (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

All-Star Bass: Bass As A Solo Instrument (DVD)

All-Star Bass: Bass As A Solo Instrument (DVD)

DVD. You'll be captivated as Nathan East, Larry Graham, James Jamerson, Abe Laboriel, Chuck Rainey, Verdine White and more provide their unique approaches to the bass as a solo instrument (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Bass Licks by Ed Friedland (Book/CD)

Bass Licks by Ed Friedland (Book/CD)

This comprehensive supplement to any bass method will help students learn over 200 great bass licks, lines and grooves in many rhythmic styles. All examples are on the CD (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $14.99

Bunny Brunel's Power Bass: Soloing Secrets (Book/CD)

Bunny Brunel's Power Bass: Soloing Secrets (Book/CD)

Bunny Brunel presents his methods for understanding modes, scales, chords, harmony and substitutions. Includes transcriptions of Brunel's mind-blowing solos, and his performance of the solos and examples on CD (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Bunny Brunel's Xtreme Bass

Bunny Brunel's Xtreme Bass

The exercises in this book teach you new scales, fingerings, patterns and ideas, helping you master phrases that seemed impossible. Bunny's unique approach will get your fingers thinking in new ways on the fretboard (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Nathan East, "Contemporary Bass" (DVD)

Nathan East, "Contemporary Bass" (DVD)

Nathan speaks about his personal triumphs, getting started in the business, studio playing and more.  (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $24.95

Fingerstyle Funk Bass Lines, by Joe Santerre

Fingerstyle Funk Bass Lines, by Joe Santerre

Learn the art of creating a solid fingerstyle funk bass groove, including hand position, tips for muting, and getting a good fingerstyle funk sound. Groove with attitude and confidence and take your bass playing to the next level! (Click on product for full description)

  • Price: $19.95

Flea: Instructional DVD for Bass

Flea: Instructional DVD for Bass

Flea discusses the theories, philosophies, styles, sounds and techniques he uses when performing in the style he's famous for, bringing together rock, funk, punk, jazz and latin like never before. 55 minutes. (Click on product for complete description)

  • Price: $19.95

Funk Bass, by Jon Liebman, 20th Anniversary Edition (Book /CD)

Funk Bass, by Jon Liebman, 20th Anniversary Edition (Book /CD)

Rated A+ by Bass Player magazine! This new edition is completely revised with remixed and remastered CD! Now $15.99 (Click product for info)

  • Price: $19.99

Funk/Fusion Bass, by Jon Liebman (Book/CD)

Funk/Fusion Bass, by Jon Liebman

Master the 2-finger technique of the ultimate funkmeisters! Foreword by Earth, Wind & Fire's Verdine White, endorsed by Vic Wooten, Steve Bailey, Abe Laboriel and more. Now $15.99 (click product for description and coupon code)

  • Price: $19.95

Funkifying the Clave:Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass & Drums (Bk/CD)

Funkifying the Clave:Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass & Drums (Bk/CD)

Designed for drummers and bass players, this book/CD lays out a step-by-step approach to combining Afro-Cuban rhythms with rock, funk and jazz.

  • Price: $29.95

Funkifying the Clave:Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass and Drums (DVD)

Funkifying the Clave:Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass and Drums (DVD)

Matching DVD to the best-selling book dealing with Afro-Cuban rhythms. Includes performances with Wayne Krantz and Bill O’Connell. (Click product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Stu Hamm: Deeper Inside the Bass (DVD)

Stu Hamm: Deeper Inside the Bass (DVD)

Stu's follow-up to Slap, Pop and Tap for the Bass, goes further into the creative and technical mastery of this great musician. Packed with valuable instruction and solo performances (Click product for complete description).

  • Price: $24.95

Stu Hamm: Slap, Pop & Tap for the Bass (DVD)

Stu Hamm: Slap, Pop & Tap for the Bass (DVD)

This DVD covers an incredibly wide array of styles and techniques, from left-hand stretching exercises, arpeggios, chords, slapping and popping, triplets, flamenco strums, two-handed polyphonic tapping and more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $24.95

Jimmy Haslip: Modern Improvisation for Bass

Jimmy Haslip: Modern Improvisation for Bass

Inspirational resource for jazz and fusion musicians expands the possibilities of creative expression. (Click on product for full description.)

  • Price: $16.99

Dave LaRue, "Essential Bass Concepts" (DVD)

Dave LaRue, "Essential Bass Concepts" (DVD)

Dave covers warm-ups, stretching and arpeggio fingering exercises. He lets loose with hip funk lines using hammer-ons, slapped, popped and ghost notes and a complete lesson of modes (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $24.95

Charlie Parker Omnibook - for bass clef instruments

Charlie Parker Omnibook - for bass clef instruments

The book to turn to for mastering Bird. Includes 60 solos, including Anthropology, Au Privave, Confirmation, Donna Lee, Ornithology and more. Transcribed by Jamey Aebersold and Ken Slone (click product for full description).

  • Price: $17.99

Jaco Pastorius Bass Method (Book/CD)

Jaco Pastorius Bass Method (Book/CD)

Lessons, Tips, and Techniques from His Private Teaching Archives. Now for the first time, one of Jaco's private students, Ray Peterson, imparts the wisdom gained from 1-on-1 lessons with the bass genius himself (Click product for description).

  • Price: $22.99

Jaco Pastorius Play-Along (Book/CD)

Jaco Pastorius Play-Along (Book/CD)

With lead sheets, melody cues and other split-track choices on the included CD, this package helps you master improvisation while playing some of Jaco's greatest tunes (Click on product for song list).

  • Price: $15.99

Jaco Pastorius: A Step-by-step Breakdown (Book/CD)

Jaco Pastorius: A Step-by-step Breakdown (Book/CD)

Learn the trademark grooves and solos of the man who revolutionized the bass. Birdland; Come On, Come Over; Continuum; Donna Lee; Kuru; Liberty City; Night Passage; Portrait of Tracy; Teen Town, more (Click product for song list).

  • Price: $24.95

Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass (DVD with overpack)

Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass (DVD with overpack)

The late master demonstrates the techniques that made him the most influential electric bassist of all time. Includes Jaco's biography, additional artist video clips and video tips (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $39.95

Jazz Bass Improvisation, by Putter Smith (Book/CD)

Jazz Bass Improvisation, by Putter Smith (Book/CD)

Whether you play electric or acoustic bass, this book/CD pack will take your playing to the next level and beyond. The accompanying audio CD features 34 piano play-along tracks to further hone your ears and fingers (click product for full description).

  • Price: $16.99

Jazz Scales for Bass, by Corey Christiansen and Jay Farmer

Jazz Scales for Bass, by Corey Christiansen and Jay Farmer

This book/CD provides bassists with insight into many of the scales used in jazz, as well as a thorough understanding of the wide variety of scales available for improvising. Applicable to both electric and upright bass (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Jazz Upright Bass, by Ed Friedland (DVD)

Jazz Upright Bass, by Ed Friedland (DVD)

Bass master Ed Friedland reveals the details behind jazz upright performance with easy-to-understand explanations and demonstrations. Accompanying booklet includes notated versions of each example (Click product for description).

  • Price: $19.95

Mastering the Bass, by Bruce Gertz, Book 1

Mastering the Bass, by Bruce Gertz, Book 1

A thorough method for both electric and upright bass, designed to guide bassists to mastery. Covers rhythmic skills, grooves and practice in all styles, plus ear training, theory and more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95

Mastering the Bass, by Bruce Gertz, Book 2

Mastering the Bass, by Bruce Gertz, Book 2

Picking up where Book 1 leaves off, Book 2 continues to build strong technique, ear skills and musicality with obtainable goals. Includes further explanations of theory and simple chord progression analysis and much more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $24.95

Mastering the Bass, by Bruce Gertz, Books 1 and 2

Mastering the Bass, by Bruce Gertz, Books 1 and 2

A thorough method for both electric and upright bass, designed to guide bassists to mastery. Buy both books together and save (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $54.90

Mastering the Electric Bass, by David C. Gross (DVD#1)

Mastering the Electric Bass, by David C. Gross (DVD#1)

In this lesson, the author helps players strengthen their hands and build chops through scales and modes in every position on the fingerboard. David introduces exotic scales, ear training exercises, and dynamic soloing (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95

Mastering the Electric Bass, by David C. Gross (DVD#2)

Mastering the Electric Bass, by David C. Gross (DVD#2)

A study of scales, chords and modes and their applications up and down the fretboard. Variations on the blues, arpeggios, recognizing intervals and creating solos in all modes are included (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95

Mel Bay's Complete Book of Bass Essentials, by Bunny Brunel

Mel Bay's Complete Book of Bass Essentials, by Bunny Brunel

Over 250 pages of "nuts and bolts" for contemporary bass: Position playing, scales, modes, chords, improvising, fingering and more! (Click product for full description).

  • Price: $34.95

Mel Bay's Complete Funk Bass Book, by Mike Hiland (Book/CD)

Mel Bay's Complete Funk Bass Book, by Mike Hiland (Book/CD)

This book/CD combination covers technique, articulation, fingerstyle and slap style funk, scales and modes, playing with a drummer, moving between chords and more. FREE U.S. SHIPPING!

  • Price: $24.95

Mel Bay's Complete Jazz Bass Book, by Earl Gately

This comprehensive method includes every conceivable aspect of jazz bass performance, including walking, 2-beat, syncopation Latin, bebop, blues, deadened-string technique, funk and more. FREE U.S. SHIPPING!

This comprehensive method includes every conceivable aspect of jazz bass performance, including walking, 2-beat, syncopation Latin, bebop, blues, deadened-string technique, funk and more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

The Melodic Bass Library, by Jimmy Haslip

The Melodic Bass Library, by Jimmy Haslip

Indispensable book on scales and modes for bassists. Includes modal, pentatonic, whole tone, diminished, Eastern and other exotic scales (Click product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Gary Peacock, "The Acoustic Bass" (DVD)

Gary Peacock, "The Acoustic Bass" (DVD)

Gary Peacock shares the technical and improvisational ideas he has developed during the course of his long career, delving into the physical, mental and intuitive aspects of creating music on the bass (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95

Rufus Reid, "The Evolving Bassist" (DVD)

Rufus Reid, "The Evolving Bassist" (DVD)

Learn bass-line construction, technique and theory, then play classic jazz standards, blues, rhythm changes, modal music and more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95

Rufus Reid, "The Evolving Bassist: Millenium Edition" (Book)

Rufus Reid, "The Evolving Bassist: Millenium Edition" (Book)

New edition of Reid's "The Evolving Bassist" and "Evolving Upward" contains more transcriptions of Reid's recorded solos, original compositions and additional ways to learn tunes and conceive better bass lines (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95

Rock Bass, by Jon Liebman - 2nd edition (Book/CD)

Rock Bass, Jon Liebman

2nd edition now available. Click product to order!  Now 20% off!

  • Price: $19.99

Soloing for All Bass Clef Instruments, by Earl Gately (eBook/CD)

Soloing for All Bass Clef Instruments, by Earl Gately (eBook/CD)

This eBook/CD set covers the harmonized scales of the major, ascending melodic minor and harmonic minor, as well as many varieties of diminished, whole tone and pentatonic scales. (Click product for full description)

  • Price: $24.95

Soloing for Bass, by Dominik Hauser (Book/CD)

Soloing for Bass, by Dominik Hauser (Book/CD)

This excellent book/CD pack delivers all you need to become a master soloist, no matter what style of music you play (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.99

Stuff! Good Bass Players Should Know, by Glenn Letsch (Book/CD)

Stuff! Good Bass Players Should Know, by Glenn Letsch (Book/CD)

Valuable tips on performing, recording, the music business, instruments and equipment, grooves, fills, soloing techniques, care and maintenance and much more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Victor Wooten: Super Bass Solo Technique (DVD)

Victor Wooten: Super Bass Solo Technique (DVD)

In this DVD, Victor breaks down each of the techniques he employs to create his incredible style. He covers slapping, tapping, grooving and improvising in detail (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $29.95