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Everybody's Electric Bass Method 1
Michael Trowbridge and Philip Groeber

G1062 / 9.95

“There is something for everybody!”

This comprehensive book guides the beginning bass student from the music stand to the band stand by concentrating on two important concepts:

1) Enable beginning bass students to quickly learn to read music, using three valuable resources:

  • Use of tablature
  • Free downloads, 87 audio tracks
  • 10 informative videos

2) Provide the bassist practical tools they need to get on the stage as performers

  • Create your own bass lines
  • Study the three lessons on Chord Theory: Roots, Fifths, Primary Chords
  • Set up the Groove
  • Advanced Technique

Five informative icons are used throughout this book to help students zero in on important performance information that you need to know for musical success.

Discovery Encourages the student to get “off the page” and look into creative aspects of bass performance. Oftentimes new elements are introduced. Use of TAB is very helpful.

Know Your Bass Learn the information bassists need to know about their instrument.

Music Master Explains music terms and theory ideas.

Research Encourages students to do deeper Internet research on pertinent aspects of music.

Technique Tips Proper technique makes everything easier to play. Study these valuable tips.

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Track 36 Discovery (Chicago Blues)

Track 64 Jazz Walking Bass

Track 69 Rock Groove 1

Track 71 Motown Groove

Track 74 Reggae Groove 1

Track 81 Rhythm Changes


Everybody's Electric Bass: Scales and Arpeggios
Philip Groeber
Edited by Michael Trowbridge

G1063 / 6.50

This is the book that you have been looking for, an easy to play, systematic way to help you learn about playing scales and arpeggios on the electric bass. Although scales and arpeggios may seem complex, learning to play them is really quite simple, based on patterns. You will find yourself playing scales and arpeggios in no time, and you will see how this new knowledge helps you to learn new songs quickly!

Features of This Book:


  • major and minor scales are presented in one- and two-octave versions
  • create major scales and the three forms of minor scales
  • two-octave harmonic minor scales
  • learn secrets about scales, a little music theory, and the history of scales


  • major and minor arpeggios are presented in a one-octave version
  • movable arpeggios patterns for further study


  • ear and eye training tips
  • discover how to get the most out of your metronome
  • scale, arpeggio, and musicianship tips located throughout the book
  • a glossary that defines the musical terms you need to know

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Everybody's Electric Bass Manuscript Book

G1064 / 6.50

Here is the place to write down your grooves as you create them as well as improving your music notation skills. There are many bass reference charts included: Natural Notes Chart, Bass Fingerboard Chart, and a major scale page with TAB to help you keep your chops up!

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