Open up your mind, and make playing bass a no-brainer! This all-in-one book takes a no-nonsense approach to learning bass. Start with basics, like holding your bass, then move on to advanced techniques, playing in a band, and learning about the music business. You'll play licks in the styles of legendary bassists like John Paul Jones, Jaco Pastorius, Flea, and Billy Sheehan. No-Brainer: Play Bass includes a DVD that will help you learn visually and features over 100 minutes of MP3 audio so you can play along.
"...packed with cute, clever, and comprehensive tips for exercising both brain and body."
- Bass Player magazine.
". . . loaded with good information. . . . there is a lot more here than just licks and tunes. I found a sample contract, true stories about bands, scales and a Basic Chord Dictionary - this book has something for even the most seasoned player!"
Raul Amador, Bass Musician Magazine