From basics to bassist Do you want to play bass in a band, but don't know where to start? Want to emulate your heroes in the garage? This fully illustrated book will give you all the skills and confidence you need to become a bassist. It includes a free 60-minute CD of tracks to play along to. Plus expert advice and information on: choosing and looking after your instrument; learning to play your first tunes; understanding notation and theory; fitting into a band; playing in the style of legendary bassists.
Paul Scott teaches bass guitar at the Institute of Contemporary Music in London. He has been a professional musician for 20 years, playing with the likes of Burt Bacharach, Jimmy Witherspoon and Jamie Cullum. He was also Music Editor of Bassist magazine for six years.