Guitar Command have recently released two bass guitar books. These are our first printed bass guitar books, and both are packed with information for all bass guitarists.
The first, Bass Tabs: Bass Lines, Riffs And Tunes, is an all-new book. It contains bass lines, riffs and famous music and is suitable for all beginner and intermediate bassists. See sample pages and find out more here.
The second new release is our popular Bass Scales, Chords And Arpeggios book. Since it was released as a Kindle eBook it has received very high praise from Amazon reviewers (see reviews at the foot of this page). It is now available in print for the first time.
Both books are extremely good value for money, and are available online from Amazon and from bookstores worldwide.
Bass Tabs: Bass Lines, Riffs And Tunes
A collection of songs, riffs and tunes arranged for bass guitar. All music is presented in bass tab and notation.
• 20 example songs, demonstrating typical lines that a bass guitarist might play in a range of musical genres. Includes guitar chords.
• Over 100 bass riffs in a range of musical styles. A huge ideas library to inspire your own playing.
• 15 Famous tunes arranged for bass guitar. Popular melodies including music by Beethoven and Vivaldi. Develop your technique and perform for family and friends. Includes guitar chords.
A book to inspire beginner and intermediate bass guitarists. Order here.
Bass Scales, Chords And Arpeggios
A comprehensive reference book for all bass guitarists, containing a huge amount of easily accessible information.
Gives you the tools to master the fretboard. Discover new sounds and ways of playing your bass guitar.
• All scales, chords and arpeggios are presented in diagram form.
• Scales are also shown in one octave in notation and TAB.
• Use new scales in your bass lines and solos.
• Includes common and exotic bass scales and modes.
• Play chords with any root note all over the neck.
• Use arpeggios to write bass lines or in improvisation.
Designed to be the only bass reference book you’ll ever need.
Reviews For Bass Scales, Chords And Arpeggios
The following reviews are from Amazon.com and refer to the Kindle version of Bass Scales, Chords and Arpeggios.
5.0 out of 5 stars Get this book!!!! 30 Jan 2013
“This book is awesome. It has detailed charts and explenations of most every scale you would need as well as all the major/minor and power chords. This book has exploded my playing, and I’m now gaining a better understanding of playing bass lines off the cuff in various keys. I would recomend this book for the beginner or the old pro. Add this to your library and keep on rockin’!!”
5.0 out of 5 stars If you want to learn Bass this is the book for you 14 May 2014
“If you want to learn Bass this is the book for you. It will give you every thing you need to learn Bass Guitar. Bought it a couple weeks ago and I can’t put it down. You will not be disappointed!”
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy read, great tool 29 Aug 2013
“This book is short and sweet and explains very simply how to play in all modes and scales. If you are beginner, intermediate or beyond, this will help you develop bass chords as well as how to play in scales that will make you sound like the best bass player on the block.”