GCSE Performance Pieces: Bass Guitar by Stuart Clayton
  

GCSE Performance Pieces: Bass Guitar

Written by Stuart Clayton
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Part of the GCSE Performance Pieces Series

Synopsis

GCSE Performance Pieces: Bass Guitar by Stuart Clayton

The songs have been carefully chosen to provide students with the best opportunity to show off their instrument and skills, with a broad range of artists and styles to choose from. The book has been compiled by an experienced instrumental teacher/examiner, and overseen by our Series Editor Andrew Coxon, who is a senior GCSE examiner and an experienced classroom teacher. A--This book for Bass Guitar: is suitable for all exam boards contains ten songs with a range of difficulty appropriate for GCSE level is accompanied by a CD of professionally recorded backing tracks It includes songs by: Muse The Beatles Bon Jovi The Killers Chuck Berry Razorlight Metallica AC/DC Bob Marley

About the Author

Stuart Clayton has been working as a professional musician for over ten years. He has been writing for the UK's Bass Guitar Magazine since its first issue, and has interviewed bassists such as Stuart Hamm, Mark King, and Alain Caron. He has written seven instructional books for Sanctuary Publishing and Music Sales, including '100 Tips for Bass Guitar You Should Have Been Told', 'Giants of Bass' and 'Bass Styles'. As a bass player he has toured all over the world with legendary drummer Carl Palmer, and currently works as the Head of Bass at BIMM Bristol (Brighton Institute of Modern Music). He is also the bass technical specialist for Rockschool for whom he has written and recorded many exam pieces. He also contributed a composition for the new syllabus, a Grade 7 piece entitled 'Thumb King', written in the style of Mark King. Stuart also runs Bassline Publishing, a small company who specialise in bass guitar tuition and transcription books. He has published transcription books on artists such as Level42, Chic, Sister Sledge, The Who, The Brand New Heavies, and Kiss. Stuart uses and endorses Zon bass guitars, and TC Electronic amplification.

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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
64 pages

Author

Stuart Clayton
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Publisher

Rhinegold Education an imprint of Music Sales Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2012

ISBN

9781780386416


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