Get it Together is the essential jazz bassists guide to rhythm and sound. Internationally acclaimed bassist Orlando le Fleming draws on over 20 years of experience to offer invaluable advice with many exercises (with video examples) designed to help strengthen rhythmic independence, time keeping and sound. Once you “get it together”, you will be a more well rounded musician, with the rhythmic foundation necessary to play with the best. This book contains invaluable material for any musician looking to strengthen their rhythm and internal pulse.
What you will find inside:
CHAPTER 1 Sound
Includes right and left hand exercises to help develop a more consistent focused tone on your instrument.
CHAPTER 2 The Triplet
Focuses on internalizing all forms of the triplet using counting and clapping exercises and then applying them to your instrument.
CHAPTER 3 Swing
Includes exercises that will lock in your swing feel when applied to walking bass, with a large recommended listening list.
CHATER 4 Keeping Time
Focuses on the bass’ responsibility as a time keeper, and how to be the rhythmic foundation of any situation. Also, there is invaluable advice on how to practice different tempos.
Your purchase also includes 31 video examples.
You'll receive a digital copy of Get it Together and 31 video examples to help you master the exercises from the book.