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Bass Tab 1999 & 2000 
MP135 .B34 2000  Check Availability
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Features note-for-note bass transcriptions in standard notation and tab for 16 of the latest and greatest rock hits, including: American Woman * Ana's Song (Open Fire) * Black Balloon * Crush 'Em * Do Right * Down * Get Born Again * Guerrilla Radio * In 2 Deep * The Kids Aren't Alright * Last Kiss * Learn to Fly * Smooth * Welcome to the Fold * What's My Age Again? * You Wanted More.
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Charlie Parker omnibook: for all bass clef instruments by Charlie Parker, Jamey Aebersold
Reserve MP106.P3 C4  Check Availability
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60 solos such as Moose the Mooch, Ornithology and Anthropology, transcribed by Jamey Aebersold and Ken Slone. A cross section of the music of Charlie Parker. Spiral-bound, with chord symbols, metronome markings, record information, and practice suggestions.
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Studio Bass Masters : session tips & techniques from top bass players by Keith RosiĆ©r
MT599.B4 R65  Check Availability
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A variety of eleven of today's greatest studio bassists including Lee Sklar, Nathan East and Dave Pomeroy openly discuss their recording experiences, techniques and more - and offer actual basslines. Leading producers and engineers reveal what's expected in the studio, while hands-on lessons cover number-system charts, setting up the bass, which gear to use and how, and more.
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The Stanley Clarke Collection 
MP136.C53 S7  Check Availability
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Features authentic, note-for-note transcriptions with tab for 16 super tunes from this eclectic bass master: Bass Folk Song * Christmas in Rio * Dayride * East River Drive * I Wanna Play for You * Life Is Just a Game * Lopsy Lu * The Magician * Rock 'N' Roll Jelly * School Days * Silly Putty * Song to John * Stories to Tell * Time Exposure * Vulcan Worlds * What If I Forget the Champagne.



The Recording Bassist by Trade Martin
MT330.M27 R4  Check Availability
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Trade Martin's classic study on recording for the bassist, written in manuscript back in 1971.
Standing In The Shadows Of Motown: The Life And Music Of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson by Dr. Licks, James Jamerson
MP136 .J363  Check Availability
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Bassist James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove - the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands. His tumultuous life and musical brilliance are explored in depth through hundreds of interviews, 49 transcribed musical scores, two hours of recorded all-star performances, and more than 50 rarely seen photos in this stellar tribute to behind-the-scenes Motown. Features a 120-minute CD! Allan Slutsky's 2002 documentary of the same name is the winner of the New York Film Critics "Best Documentary of the Year" award!
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