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Recommended Bass Guitar Books & DVDs

The jazz theory book

The Jazz Theory Book

Advanced. Piano players know the most about harmony so let's steal some of their knowledge.

Bass heroes recommended book

Bass Heroes

Learn about some of the greats of your instrument.

The bass player book

The Bass Player Book

A great all round look at the instrument, players, and techniques.

Brave new bass

Brave New Bass

I learnt so much from the interviews in this book. Get an inside look into some great players' tone secrets.

Studio Bass Masters

Studio Bass Masters

Invaluable advice especially if you want record either at home or professionally. 

The Working bassist's toolkit

The Working Bassist's Toolkit

Ed holds down a high profile gig with The Maverick's and has had a wonderfu career. He knows what he's talking about.

The Music Lesson

The Music Lesson

Wisdom from the master - Victor Wooten.

Jimmy Haslip melodic bass

The Jimmy Haslip's Melodic Bass Library

Jimmy is a wonderful player and this book is a fantastic overview on a wide range of scales and how to use them.

The jazz bass book

The Jazz Bass Book

Every bass player should own this book. It's a rich time full of lessons and history for the player interested in the art of jazz.

afro cuban grooves for bass

Funkifying the Clave: Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass

Latin is such a challenging and beautiful genre (for those not born into it). This book will get you out of your comfort zone.

Jaco bass book

Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius

The story of the greatest of all time is sometimes beyond belief.

Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

A wonderful book with stories about one of the most influential players ever. This book contains transcriptions with no TAB so great for reading practice.

Creative Bass Technique Exercises- 70 Melodic Exercises to Develop Great Feel & Technique

Creative Bass Technique Exercises- 70 Melodic Exercises to Develop Great Feel & Technique

My first book published by Fundamental Changes. Musical, fun sounding exercises for your chops.