Alfred Music Publishing Releases Book of Essential Bass Lines for All Musical Styles
Los Angeles, CA—August 2010 - Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is excited to release Bass Line Encyclopedia, by Tim Ferguson.
Bass Line Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for the modern bassist, containing over 100 bass lines that cover a multitude of musical styles and techniques spanning from the 1950s to the present. Presented in both music notation and TAB, the book features the genres of Chicago blues, Texas blues, surf, doo wop, heavy metal, punk, funk, bebop, modal jazz, reggae, bossa nova, samba, bluegrass, Texas swing, and many more. In addition, each chapter features an introduction with relevant historical information about the genre and the bass-playing style associated with it.
ABOUT ALFRED MUSIC PUBLISHING
Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.
Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard.
In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.