“Developing Reading Skills for the Contemporary Bass Guitarist” is a great tool for moving one's playing to the next level of musicianship.
Using specially written exercises and songs, “Developing Reading Skills for the Contemporary Bass Guitarist” will help you master the reading skills you’ll need to play on a professional level.
All the basic fundamentals of reading music are covered with a uniquely designed approach suited to the bass guitar.
Topics covered include: Position Studies, Rhythm Studies, "Rifftudes" - etudes using standard bass riffs, Classical Etudes and Contemporary Etudes.
Steve Marks is a well known New York performer and is comfortable in a wide variety of styles: Rock, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Theater, Cabaret and World Music.
Steve teaches at the the Bass Collective and the SOJ Jazz and Contemporary Music Center.