Books and Videos

Bass For Beginners: The Complete Guide--By: Glenn Letsch, bassist for Gamma, Ronnie Montrose, Robin Trower and The New Frontier.
ass For Beginners is the ideal textbook to get you started on the electric bass guitar.Thousands have purchased this book with terrific results. Why? Glenn shows you:1 Proper left and right hand techniques2 How to read standard notation and tablature3 Music theory and application4 Bass Isometrics5 Scales6 Ear Training7 FAQ's of bass playing in the real world
Stuff! Good Things Bass Players Should Know — Glenn Letsch
Take your playing from ordinary to extraordinary with this all-encompassing book/CD pack for bassists. Provides valuable tips on performing, recording, the music business, instruments and equipment (including electronics), grooves, fills, soloing techniques, care & maintenance, and more. Covers rock, jazz, blues, R&B and funk through demos of authentic grooves. The accompanying CD includes many of the examples in the book performed both in solo bass format and in a full-band setting so you can hear how important concepts fit in with other instruments and ensembles. Topics include: arpeggios, chucking, fretless bass, ghost notes, isometrics, raking, slapping & popping, walking bass lines, zydeco bass and more!