American Basses: An Illustrated History and Player's Guide to the Bass Guitar

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(Book). The first comprehensive book on American-made electric and acoustic bass guitars, American Basses offers a wealth of well-researched information about all of the important builders, from one-man shops to the biggest manufacturers. Hundreds of full-color photos illustrate the wide range of instruments available, and special insider essays take you step by step through the bassmaking process, from concept and design to final setup. Includes how-to tips from top builders and designers on topics such as: neck and bridge setup; active vs. passive pickups; bolt-on vs. neck-through design; tonewood characteristics; defeating hum and buzz; string angle and tone; and more. "What a book! I feel much closer to my bass guitar after having read American Basses ." Will Lee, Bass Player for The Late Show with David Letterman

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Jim Roberts, author of How the Fender Bass Changed the World, and founding editor of Bass Player magazine, lives in Ithaca, NY, and has been playing bass since 1970.

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Descrizione libro Backbeat Books, 2003. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. Photos (illustratore). 1st Edition. 2003 Large paperback book. BRAND NEW from 2003 publisher; small feltpen mark one edge; Unopened, Unread. Big handsome book; size: 8-1/2" wide x 11" tall x 3/4" thick. 210 pages with index , complete with original publisher's contact form in back & extensively illustrated with color photos of bass guitars throughout . This indespensable book is the first comprehensive volume on American - made Bass Guitars . electric and acoustic . It offers well researched info on all the important builders of basses . from one-man shops doing custom work . to the biggest manufacturers of musical instruments . Hundreds of color photos illustrate the tremdous range of instruments available , and special insider pieces take you step by step thru the bassmaking process . from concept and design . to final set up . Top builders & Designers give how-to tips on topics like : . Bass Guitar Neck & Bridge set up . Active vs. passive pickups . Bolt-on vs. neck-through designs . Tonewood characteristics . Fretwork & fingerboard factors . Defeating hum & buzz . secrets of string angle & tone . and lots more . Author Jim Roberts is the founder & publisher of Bass Player magazine . He's been playing basss since 1970 . Dave Pomeroy does the foreword to this great book . Dave has bee a Nashville session bassist, producer & solo artist . recording with Chet Atkins, Emmylou Harris, Elton John, Trisha Yearwood & many more . His own 2002 solo album " Tomorrow Never Knows " contained 33 sounds . all of them , except his own voice , created with various basses . He is also the leader of the instrumental group " Tone Patrol & the All-Bass Orchestra " . Leading bass builders have frequently consulted Pomeroy about instrument design , construction and sound . " American Basses - An Illustrated History and Player's Guide " to the Bass Guitar, large paper back book, by Jim Roberts , with a foreword by Dave Pomeroy . published by Backbeat Books, San Francisco , 2003 *** Secure packing for Safe shipping since 1965 *** 8-1/2 x 11 x 3/4 ". Codice libro della libreria 5083

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Descrizione libro BACKBEAT BOOKS, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.American Basses profiles the leading builders of bass guitars in the U.S. and illustrates the tremendous range of instruments currently available, as well as providing invaluable playing and maintenance tips from top builders. It begins with an introductory essay covering the invention and development of the bass guitar, focusing on such milestones as the introduction of the Fender bass, the proliferation of bass guitars in the 1960s, the development of the first Alembic bass, and the ongoing refinement of the instrument, as expressed in extended-range basses and high-end custom instruments. The main body of the book is a series of alphabetical listings, from A Basses to Zon, each offering essential information about the work of a bass builder or manufacturer, plus tips on set-up and playing for each instrument. Each profile is illustrated by colour photos. Codice libro della libreria APC9780879307219

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Descrizione libro BACKBEAT BOOKS, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. American Basses profiles the leading builders of bass guitars in the U.S. and illustrates the tremendous range of instruments currently available, as well as providing invaluable playing and maintenance tips from top builders. It begins with an introductory essay covering the invention and development of the bass guitar, focusing on such milestones as the introduction of the Fender bass, the proliferation of bass guitars in the 1960s, the development of the first Alembic bass, and the ongoing refinement of the instrument, as expressed in extended-range basses and high-end custom instruments. The main body of the book is a series of alphabetical listings, from A Basses to Zon, each offering essential information about the work of a bass builder or manufacturer, plus tips on set-up and playing for each instrument. Each profile is illustrated by colour photos. Codice libro della libreria APC9780879307219

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Descrizione libro Backbeat Books. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 210 pages. Dimensions: 10.8in. x 8.3in. x 0.5in.(Book). The first comprehensive book on American-made electric and acoustic bass guitars, American Basses offers a wealth of well-researched information about all of the important builders, from one-man shops to the biggest manufacturers. Hundreds of full-color photos illustrate the wide range of instruments available, and special insider essays take you step by step through the bassmaking process, from concept and design to final setup. Includes how-to tips from top builders and designers on topics such as: neck and bridge setup; active vs. passive pickups; bolt-on vs. neck-through design; tonewood characteristics; defeating hum and buzz; string angle and tone; and more. What a book! I feel much closer to my bass guitar after having read American Basses . Will Lee, Bass Player for The Late Show with David Letterman This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780879307219

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