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Monk montgomery electric bass, fuzz bass on fuselage. Reading contemporary electric bass guitar technique series. He was the first jazz player to pick up leo fenders thennew invention, the precision bass, in the early 1950s. The most prominent player using this technique would be monk montgomery the first jazz bass player to use the fender and whom i believe to be the person for whom the fender jazz model was designed.

William howard monk montgomery october 10, 1921 may 20, 1982 was an american jazz bassist. His clients included wes montgomery, les mccann, shirley horn, freddie. Ultimate slap bass is one of the most popular books ever written on the. The name of monk montgomery may be unfamiliar to many jazz fans, yet his story is. His book geschichte des kontrabasses history of the double bass, first published. September 1977, reprinted in the guitar player book, 1979, and in bass heroes, 1993.

Digitally remastered edition of the jazz bassists 1974 album. Monk montgomery, guitar player, september 1977, reprinted in the guitar player book, 1979, and in bass heroes, 1993 monk toured and recorded in europe with hampton in late 1953. William howard monk montgomery was an american jazz bassist. Tom mulhern, backbeat books, 1993, isbn 0879302747. This is a paper back book published by cresendo international publications and entitled the monk montgomery electric bass method. The words records books art stood out like a beacon, glowing amongst the. The latest loss is buddy montgomery, who died today at the age of 79. Like his brother, the guitarist wes montomery, monk played exclusively with his thumb. Monk montgomery electric bass method book discussion in for sale.

The combination of his right hand technique, flat wound strings and his. Hal leonard bass method bass for kids beginners guide bgtr tab bookonline audio includes online access code. Monk was also one of the early jazz bass players and in the 60s he used a. He was the brother of noted guitarist wes montgomery and vibraphonist buddy montgomery. According to jim roberts book how the fender bass changed. The monk montgomery electric bass method with supplementary information regarding the upright bass monk montgomery, david baker, brad burch on. Bass odyssey is an album by jazz bassist monk montgomery, one of his four solo albums. Electric bass guitarist monk montgomery recalls buying his brother his. Parts, strings, and accessories started by johntone, dec 19, 20.

Ultimate slap bass intermediate level bass techniques pdf book 2. As far as i know, i was the first in jazz to record electric bass. William howard monk montgomery indianapolis, 10 oktober 1921 las vegas, 20 mei 1982 was een amerikaanse jazzbassist. Despite the sophistication of his technique, wes had no formal musical. The cd includes 51 fullband tracks for demonstration or play along. But if youre really looking for a walking jazz bass line book, then in alphabetical order ed friedland, ed fuqua, jay hungerford, and bob magnusson all have good books, each with a little different approach. Would very much like to find a pdf version of monk montgomery s bass method book. S method by monk montgomery, edited and compiled by david the evolving bassist by reid evolving upward bass book 2 by rufus no nonsense electric bass by joe cacib the monk montgomery electric bas baker big band bass by john clayton, jr. Monk montgomery, guitar player, september 1977, reprinted in the guitar player book, 1979. Our suppliers warehouse and shipping facilities could be affected by shutdowns, as could deliveries by the us postal service and ups. Monk montgomery is widely recognized as being perhaps the first electric bassist of any real. Monk montgomery the monk montgomery electric bass method studio 224, 1978 further reading. As part of our holiday celebrations this december im releasing a brand new video.

We thought putting together a list and talk through of my favorite ever books would be good fun, informative. Released in 1969, monk montgomery decided it was time for the bass guitar to come to. It is out of print so hoping someone somewhere has a scan they might. In a foreword, larry ridley, jazz academic, says that monk montgomery brother of the immortal wes is recognized as the first musician ever to play the fender electric bass guitar, and in doing so, to give it status in the performance of jazz. Hal leonard bass method book 2 teaches the box shape, moveable boxes, notes in fifth position, major and minor scales, the classic blues line, the shuffle rhythm, tablature, and more. This unique book is quite rare and of extreme importance to the electric bass and contrabassists jazz players i can not recommend it enough. Scotts top 15 books for bass players scotts bass lessons.

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