101 Amazing Jazz Bass Patterns, by Larry McCabe (Book/CD)

101 Amazing Jazz Bass Patterns, by Larry McCabe (Book/CD)

This book/CD set teaches 101 jazz bass patterns played over chords fundamental to jazz. Ideal for those who play blues, country, folk, classical or rock and want to venture into jazz. Companion CD included. (Click on product for full description)

  • Price: $17.95

Abercrombie/Erskine/Mintzer/Patitucci Band: Live in NYC (DVD)

Abercrombie/Erskine/Mintzer/Patitucci Band: Live in NYC (DVD)

Four of the most acclaimed musicians in contemporary music perform a set of eight brilliant compositions, two by each member of the group. Each artist steps forward to discuss his own approach to playing his instrument (click on product for complete description).

  • Price: $19.95

Ralphe Armstrong, "HomeBASS" (Audio CD)

Ralphe Armstrong

Detroit-bred bass virtuoso leads an all-star band in a stunning set of jazz standards and more!  Click product for more info.

  • Price: $14.99

The Art of Walking Bass, by Bob Magnusson (Book/CD)

The Art of Walking Bass, by Bob Magnusson (Book/CD)

Topics covered include intervals, chord symbols, key centers, passing tones, chromatic tones, sequences, blues, rhythm changes and other common progressions. In standard notation and TAB (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.99

The Best of Victor Bailey

The Best of Victor Bailey

Ten of the best tunes from this contemporary jazz bassist! (Click on product for song list).

  • Price: $19.95

Bass Standards

Bass Standards

Note-for-note transcriptions of 17 of the finest improvised jazz bass performances ever recorded: Blues Minor, Body and Soul, But Beautiful, Have You Met Miss Jones?, How Deep Is the Ocean, So What, Take the A Train and more (Click on product for full description and song list).

  • Price: $14.95

Beginning Jazz Bass, by Dominique Hauser (Book/CD)

Beginning Jazz Bass, by Dominique Hauser (Book/CD)

This one-on-lesson includes loads of exercises, diagrams, patterns, styles, and real-life applications to study and practice. The 43-track accompanying CD lets you play along with recorded examples to further fine-tune your jazz chops (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.99

Jeff Berlin: Bass Logic from The Players School of Music (DVD)

Jeff Berlin: Bass Logic from The Players School of Music (DVD)

Educational info, live playing and learning philosophies you won't find anywhere else. (Click product for description).

  • Price: $24.95

Big Band Bass, by John Clayton, Jr.

Big Band Bass, by John Clayton, Jr.

A guide to the essentials for double bass and electric bass (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $16.95

Ray Brown's Bass Method

Ray Brown's Bass Method

Book. Timeless compendium from one of the most revered jazz bassists of all time! Great for developing your chops! (Click on product for full description)

  • Price: $16.99

Building Walking Bass Lines, by Ed Friedland (Book/CD)

Ed Friedland, Building Walking Bass Lines

This book gives bassists the tools needed to build their own walking bass lines for jazz, rock, blues, rockabilly, gospel, latin, country and more (click product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Building Jazz Bass Lines, by Ron Carter (Book/CD)

Building Jazz Bass Lines, by Ron Carter (Book/CD)

Ron Carter illustrates the basic concepts of creating bass lines. Includes a play-along CD with an all-star rhythm section and isolated bass parts (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Ron Carter Collection

Ron Carter Collection

19 songs transcribed for bass: Blues for D.P., Blues for Two, Bottoms Up, Doom, Eight, Einbahnstrasse and more (Click on product for full description and song list).

  • Price: $16.95

Ron Carter & Art Farmer: Live at Sweet Basil (DVD)

Ron Carter & Art Farmer: Live at Sweet Basil (DVD)

With Cedar Walton on piano and Billy Higgins on drums. Stellar jazz set! Over 60 minutes of DVD bonus features, including artist biographies, photo gallery and more (Click on product for complete description).

  • Price: $19.95

Deluxe Jazz & Rock Bass Method, by Vincent Bredice

Deluxe Jazz & Rock Bass Method, by Vincent Bredice

An excellent and thorough bass method designed for the development of technique and theory in the jazz and rock idioms, ear training, transposition, modulation, syncopation, duets, progressions, substitutions and much more.

  • Price: $19.95

Peter Dominguez, "How About This" (CD)

Peter Dominguez, "How About This" (CD)

Outstanding jazz trio set with Peter on bass, Rick Germanson on piano and Billy Hart on drums. An exceptional work that is sure to delight jazz fans everywhere (Click product for more info).

  • Price: $18.51

Easy Rock Bass, by Dieter Petereit (Book/CD)

Easy Rock Bass, by Dieter Petereit (Book/CD)

A must for the beginning bass player. It not only provides hints on choosing the right instrument, but prepares you for practical exercises and different playing techniques. Features all the basic techniques of rock, soul, funk, blues and reggae (click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Nathan East, "The Business of Bass" (DVD)

Nathan East, "The Business of Bass" (DVD)

DVD. Nathan covers the demands and rewards of making music for a living, both live and in the studio. Includes rare concert performances (click on product for complete description).

  • Price: $24.95

Mark Egan "As We Speak" (2-CD set)

Mark Egan "As We Speak" (2-CD set)

2-CD recording showcases one of the world's greatest bassists. Features John Abercrombie, Mark Egan, Danny Gottlieb (Click product for more info).

  • Price: $19.95

Mark Egan, "Beyond Words" (Audio CD)

Mark Egan

Pat Metheny Group bassist Mark Egan’s third solo project is an eloquent and powerful collection of original contemporary jazz compositions in a Brazilian setting. Click product for more info and lineup!

  • Price: $14.99

Mark Egan "Freedom Town" (Audio CD)

Mark Egan "Freedom Town" (Audio CD)

Solo project from one of the most respected electric bassists features unique fretless bass with an all-star lineup (Click product for full description)

  • Price: $14.99

Mark Egan, "Mosaic" (Audio CD)

Mark Egan, Mosaic

"Mosaic" is Mark Egan’s first solo recording and it's a classic!  Click product for description and band members.

  • Price: $14.99

Mark Egan, "Truth Be Told" (Audio CD)

Mark Egan

Eleven-song CD from GRAMMY winner Mark Egan features 60+ minutes of contemporary, supercharged fusion jazz with an All-Star lineup!  Click product for more info!

  • Price: $14.99

Egan-Latham-Hart, "Unit 1" (Audio CD)

Mark Egan, Karl Latham, John Hart

Debut release from this power Jam Jazz trio, featuring Mark Egan, Karl Latham and John Hart. Click product for more info!

  • Price: $14.99

Essential Styles for Bass, by Dino Monoxelos (Book/CD)

Essential Styles for Bass, by Dino Monoxelos (Book/CD)

This book demonstrates different styles of music for bassists to play and provides ideas about what to play in different situations. Styles include Blues, Rock, Country, Funk, Latin, Jazz and Rhythm and Blues. CD included.

  • Price: $19.95

Fabian Zone Trio: "Across The Tracks"

Fabian Zone Trio: "Across The Tracks"

"Superb album, I like it very much. The bass work on this album is second to none. The album is well produced and full of good jazz." Ray Porter, Jazz Syndicate Radio and Real Love Radio.

  • Price: $15.00

Fabian Zone Trio: "Curtain of Life"

Fabian Zone Trio: "Curtain of Life"

Bassist Christian Fabian brings a driving funky bass line to this set. These songs have good hooks and the rhythms are tight. Add Christian to your list of hot jazz bassists!"

  • Price: $15.00

Fabian Zone Trio: "Keys in Ascension"

Fabian Zone Trio: "Keys in Ascension"

Eddie Gomez describes "Keys" as "a wonderful CD that is quintessentially artistic as well as expressive and sonically gratifying. The material is also compelling and programmed. Pick this one up!"

  • Price: $15.00

Fabian Zone Trio: "The Masters Return!"

Fabian Zone Trio: "The Masters Return!"

Lionel Hampton's long-time bassist, Christian Fabian is one of the most sought-after bassists anywhere. In "The Masters Return!," he leads a hard-swinging set that's sure to please jazz fans who like it hot!

  • Price: $15.00

Fabian Zone Trio: "Of The Essence"

Fabian Zone Trio: "Of The Essence"

Debut recording from Lionel Hampton bassist Christian Fabian, one of the most sought-after bass players anywhere! Mitch Forman describes this CD as "firmly rooted in the past, with a vision toward the future!"

  • Price: $15.00

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

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

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

Allan Holdsworth and Alan Pasqua: Live at Yoshi's (DVD)

Allan Holdsworth and Alan Pasqua: Live at Yoshi's (DVD)

A must-have for any jazz aficionado! Captured live in HD at Yoshi's in San Francisco, this DVD features every song from the incredible 2007 tour. Prepare to be amazed! 90 minutes (click on product for complete description).

  • Price: $34.95

Jazz Bass Classics

Jazz Bass Classics

16 great performances transcribed note-for-note with tab for acoustic and electric bass. Click product for song list.

  • Price: $17.99

Jazz Bass on Top: A Guide to Left-Hand Technique, by Andy McKee

Jazz Bass On Top, Andy McKee

A one-of-a-kind, comprehensive approach to left-hand technique for the double bassist features 50 classic jazz songs with precise fingerings to help you gain mastery of the fingerboard (click product for full description and song list).

  • Price: $14.99

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 Punks, "Smashups" (Audio CD)

Jazz Punks

Incredibly clever, witty and entertaining release.  The most innovative fusion of pure jazz and hard rock we've ever heard! (Click on product for full description)

  • Price: $11.96

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 and a thorough understanding of the wide variety of scales available for improvising. Great for both electric and upright bass (Click product for more info).

  • Price: $22.99

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

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

Charles Mingus: Live in '64 (DVD)

Charles Mingus: Live in '64 (DVD)

Charles Mingus showcases 3 exceptional concerts performed in April 1964 featuring his most celebrated lineup. Unique performances and arrangements of classics, 24-page booklet, memorabilia collage & more (click product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Charlie Parker for Bass

Charlie Parker for Bass

20 heads and sax solos arranged for electric bass with TAB.  Click product for song list!

  • Price: $19.99

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 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

Jaco Pastorius: The Greatest Jazz-Fusion Bass Player

Jaco Pastorius: The Greatest Jazz-Fusion Bass Player

Exact transcriptions with tab of 14 tracks: Barbary Coast, Birdland, Black Market, Cannonball, Harlequin, Havona, Palladium, Teen Town, more (Click on product for full song list).

  • Price: $17.95

Jaco: The Extraordinary & Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius (Bk/CD)

Jaco: The Extraordinary & Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius (Bk/CD)

This special anniversary edition features new interviews with Jaco's childhood friends, prominent bass players of Jaco's era and contains new, never-before-seen photos acquired from the Pastorius estate (Click on product for complete description).

  • Price: $19.95

The Essential Jaco Pastorius

The Essential Jaco Pastorius

Authentic note-for-note transcriptions of some of Jaco's most brilliant work. Blackbird, Chromatic Fantasy, Invitation, Teen Town, 12 more (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.99

Jaco Pastorius & Jerry Jemmott, "Modern Electric Bass" (Book/CD)

Jaco Pastorius & Jerry Jemmott, "Modern Electric Bass" (Book/CD)

Transcriptions of examples and solos from Jaco's Modern Electric Bass DVD. Interview by legendary bassist Jerry Jemmott. CD with trio performance of John Scofield, Kenwood Dennard (Click product for more).

  • Price: $24.99

John Patitucci, "Electric Bass Complete" (DVD)

John Patitucci, "Electric Bass Complete" (DVD)

A complete guide to funk, samba, reggae, jazz, shuffle, baiao, Latin and rock, as well as insight into soloing (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $39.95

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

The Real Book - Volume I, Bass Clef edition

The Real Book - Volume I, Bass Clef edition

Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced (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

Larry Steen, "First Move" (Audio CD)

Larry Steen, First Move

Award-winning CD features Ernie Watts, Dave Weckl, Jeff Beal and more.  (Click on product for more info!)

  • Price: $11.99

Larry Steen World Jazz Ensemble, "View from Afar" (Audio CD)

Larry Steen World Jazz Ensemble, "View from Afar"

Explosive new recording features Ernie Watts, Robben Ford and Russell Ferrante of the Yellowjackets. (Click on product for more info!)

  • Price: $12.99

Mike Stern Live: The Paris Concert (DVD)

Mike Stern Live: The Paris Concert (DVD)

Recorded in Paris in 2004, this Mike Stern DVD features super bassist-singer Richard Bona, legendary drummer Dennis Chambers and brilliant tenor saxophonist Bob Franceschini. 115 minutes (Click on product for complete description).

  • Price: $19.95

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

The Total Jazz Bassist, by D. Overthrow & T. Ferguson (Book/CD)

The Total Jazz Bassist, by D. Overthrow & T. Ferguson (Book/CD)

The Total Jazz Bassist is a complete jazz method, covering bebop, Latin, funk, and fusion, this book provides examples and lessons that will help you become a well-rounded bassist. Book/CD (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $19.95

Walking Jazz Lines for Bass, by Jay Hungerford (Book/CD)

Walking Jazz Lines for Bass, by Jay Hungerford (Book/CD)

This book/CD is designed to help bassists create beginning to advanced walking patterns (smooth-sounding lines) that can be used in jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, Latin and country music (Click on product for full description).

  • Price: $24.95

Doug Wimbish, "New Dimensions for Bass" (DVD)

Doug Wimbish, "New Dimensions for Bass" (DVD)

Amazing DVD by bass master Doug Wimbish. Learn the basics that make up Doug's unique sound and style, from his personal warm-ups and right-hand variations to his famous Flamenco Slap and false harmonics.  Click product for more info.

  • Price: $24.99