Foreword by Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes. Doug Redler has been a guitar tech to the Black Crowes, k.d. lang, the Dixie Chicks, the B-52s, Paul Simon, Goo Goo Dolls, Counting Crows, Peter Gabriel, and many other stars. He's seen it all, and knows what to do when it comes to keeping guitars and amps healthy. In this book, he reveals his trade secrets so that anyone with some mechanical ability can maintain their own gear. Co-authored by Hal Leonard guitar historian Dave Rubin, this book covers: guitar tech toolbox, proper stringing techniques, evaluating the guitar neck, setting the action, adjusting the pickups, basic bass guitar set-up, tales from the road, humidity and acoustic guitars, amp care and maintenance, and more! 50 pages.
(Bass Play-Along). The Bass Play-Along series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the bass should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio CD is playable on any CD player, and also enhanced so PC & Mac users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch Includes 8 songs: Above All * Days of Elijah * Holy Is the Lord * I Give You My Heart * In Christ Alone * Let Everything That Has Breath * Open the Eyes of My Heart * Worthy Is the Lamb.