This book takes the beginning bassist from the basics of buying their first bass through the basic fundamentals of bass guitar techniques. It is written in a step-by-step manner that allows you to advance at your own pace. Tablature, photos, diagrams anddrawings make new concepts or techniques easy to understand. Written by an outstanding performer and educator, this is the beginner's chance to study with the best. The CD demonstrates every example and provides play-along opportunities.