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Bass Licks: Over 200 Licks, Lines, and Grooves in Many Rhythmic Styles [With CD (Audio)] (Hal Leonard Bass Method) Paperback – 1 Jan 2009


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  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation; Pap/Com edition (1 Jan. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1423456424
  • ISBN-13: 978-1423456421
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 0.5 x 30.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 623,984 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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DescriptionOver two-hundred licks, lines, and grooves in many rhythmic styles.This comprehensive supplement to any bass method will help students learn over 200 great bass licks, lines and grooves.Bass Licks illustrates how simple melodic patterns can become the springboard for group improvisation or the foundation of a song.All examples are on the CD!

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Simon Davies on 7 Nov. 2011
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Im a big Fan of Eds books - the walking bass books are must haves. This one gets luke warm reviews (elsewhere) so I didnt buy it for a while - but I thought Id give it a go and Im glad I did now:
First off its called bass licks which not really true (Ed emtnioned this in the blurb - maybe the publishers named it). If your looking for hundreds of riffs (which I use to do until I started forgetting them !) and then picking the ones you like and learning them then there are better books try the Jon Liebmans books. This books takes it beyond that. Eventually there is a limit to how many riffs you can remember and you start to work out the thoeory - then its better to have a tool fit which is what this gives you a good start on:

1. First it has a melodic pattern (2bars)- shows you one variation ie for bar 4 or 8 ie a fill to break it up.
2. Then it changes the rhythmic skelton though 5 different models: qtr, 8th, shuffle, 1/16th and swung 1/16th
3. It repeats 1&2 for different scale/chord types ie Box, Major, chromatic, Dominant, Minor, Open.

So what you get if you learn 1 pattern is a tool kit for varying without having to learn loads of licks.

I have to say - its not explained and explored as well as it could be (whih is unusal for Eds books) - this could be a much bigger and better book - the whole topic is much bigger too and we need more on this - ie how to fish not feeding licks !. If you already understand rhythmic and melodic vocabulory then you can work out how to use this - if not - best either use a teacher or build up a little theory/ideas first using more traditonal books.

Just my thoughts though.

Still good book - I got ideas out of here that I will keep for ever - its good just not well presented.
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By jackm on 2 Nov. 2012
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This is an excellent book with which to learn bass licks for those who have not been learning bass guitar long and
to increase the amount of licks in a more experienced bass player's repertoire.
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Amazon.com: 3 reviews
22 of 29 people found the following review helpful
This is NOT different 200 licks.......... 11 Sept. 2009
By E - Published on Amazon.com
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Ok first of all the title of the book is extremely misleading... This book is not 200 different licks... Theoretically it is but here is what is really happening..

There are only 44 different licks... but each one is played in different rhythms... 4/4, shuffle, swing, 16th notes.. so each of the 44 licks is played 4 or 5 different ways

This book was alright nothing great though... The title is totall misleading..

Many of the licks dont even really groove ....

Most of the licks are so simple
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EXCELLENT BOOK 9 Oct. 2014
By M. Custer - Published on Amazon.com
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I've bought a lot of bass instructional material over the past 20 years and the stuff by Ed Friedland is the best available. I've gotten rid of almost everything I've purchased except for the stuff by Ed.
1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Good resource for Bass 2 Nov. 2010
By James Farrell - Published on Amazon.com
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This Book / CD is a good resource for learning bass , I try to make a habit of going over some lick's everyday .
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