Stuart Clayton

Giants of Bass

Giants of Bass gives you the chance to follow in the footsteps of the masters of the instrument, presenting 20 original tracks based on the styles of such bass gurus as Paul McCartney, Mark King, Flea, John Entwistle and Jaco Pastorius, while two free accompanying CDs feature full band versions and backing tracks for all the pieces inside. With an in-depth section on how to go about getting down vital techniques such as slapping, fingerstyle and picking, Giants of Bass is a powerful weapon in anyone’s bass-playing arsenal.

The book covers the following bassists:

  1. Jack Bruce
  2. Cliff Burton
  3. Stanley Clarke
  4. Bootsy Collins
  5. Tim Commerford
  6. Duck Dunn
  7. John Entwistle
  8. Flea
  9. Larry Graham
  10. Stuart Hamm
  11. James Jamerson
  12. John Paul Jones
  13. Mark King
  14. Dirk Lance
  15. Paul McCartney
  16. Pino Palladino
  17. Jaco Pastorius
  18. Billy Sheehan
  19. Sting
  20. Stuart Zender

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