Don’t let the tacky name fool you, this book is not just a bunch of licks to copy. We start with a basic pattern using Major, Minor, Box, or Chromatic shapes, and learn how to interpret it 5 different ways. Each lick is written in quarter notes, eighths, shuffle, 16ths, and swing 16th-note rhythms.
This comprehensive supplement to any bass method will help students learn over 200 great bass licks, lines and grooves in many rhythmic styles. Bass Licks illustrates how simple melodic patterns can become the springboard for group improvisation or the foundation of a song. All examples are accessed online using the unique code inside each book. The audio can be downloaded or streamed according to personal preference.