Bass Improv Pathways Book
18 interactive lessons guide you through 9 pathways to develop jazz improvisation skill - 48 pages + 2 CDs. Intuitive fingering graphics make it easy to find the right notes on both the upright and electric bass, with dozens of audio tracks that make it fun and motivating to develop a variety of skills.
Improv Pathways: Beginning Jazz Improvisation Method for Bass
Improv Pathway’s 18 lessons will guide you along 9 critical “pathways” to mastering jazz improvisation on the upright or electric bass. You can understand complex concepts through step-by-step Vocabulary, improvise instantly in Group Improv exercises, and learn to play your instrument with soulful Expression. Memorize great jazz licks and learn to play-by-ear through 15 levels of call-and-response Patterns. Master important Comping skills and explore ways to build a solo while Improvising. Become familiar with the History of jazz, and easily Transcribe great solos. Lastly, show off your amazing improvisation skills through Performance with six exciting songs. The included CD is packed with inspiring solos, examples from each lesson, and motivating play-along tracks. Improv Pathways will get you on the road to becoming a master jazz soloist!