A Contemporary Approach to Improvising in Any Style. A topic not often broached for bass guitar, improvising a solo can be a scary and mysterious situation for many bass players. Have no fear! This excellent book/CD pack delivers all you need to become a master soloist, no matter what style of music you play. Featuring loads of solo exercises, clear and concise theory discussion, and plenty of play-along tracks, you'll learn the tricks and tools of soloing for bass. Covers: major scale modes, melodic minor scale modes, harmonic minor scale modes, symmetrical scales, modal interchange, key-center playing, scale substitutions, superimposition, and more!