Fusion: A Study in Contemporary Music for the Bass by : Leo Traversa
The genre fusion; as the name implies; is a blend of many styles and influences. This book and CD use four tunes as a basis to show how this fusion-blending process can occur and expose you to new musical ideas. With unique step-by-step approaches to developing “fused” feels that are not just superficial pasting-together styles; you'll discover how to create new grooves for yourself. In addition; there are many agility exercises to help you reach a high level of musicianship. For each style; there is a comprehensive lesson centering on a fully notated chart of the music on written in the book and performed on the CD. The lessons consist of a breaking down of all the inspirational; musical and technical elements involved in developing a convincing performance of the tune. The CD contains a demonstration performance of the tune; followed by a version of the tune without the bass so you can play along with the sound of the music in your ears; you can study and practice the technical aspects performing the rhythms and lines of each style.
| Media ||Softcover with CD|
| Format ||Book/CD Pack|
| Length x Width ||12 x 9 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.36 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL696584|
| ISBN ||825862663|
| EAN ||9780825862663|
| 1st Publication Date||07/2011|
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