Accompaniment Volume One for Guitar by Bruce Arnold for Muse Eek Publishing Company

Accompaniment Volume One: Bass and Chords Simultaneously


Bass and Chords at the same time. That can't be easy?

You've heard guitarists play bass and chords at the same time, and it sounds like it would be extremely hard to do this. But you would be surprised how easy it is with the right instruction.

Have you been asking yourself:

  • How can I be a better accompanist?
  • What are all those secret chords I see guitarists using that I can't find in any other book?
  • What is the theory behind building bass lines?
  • Where can I find examples of this kind of accompaniment?
  • What rhythms do I use to play this style correctly?
  • What are the fingerings for playing bass and chords at the same time?

Ask no more. All your questions are answered in Accompaniment Volume One: Bass and Chords Simultaneously.

Learning through examples.

Accompaniment Volume One gives you two examples of using this style. The first is a typical blues and the second is the classic standard "Confirmation." All fingerings are included with these examples so you will know exactly how to play them.

What's included?:

  • A detailed explanation of the building blocks of bass lines.
  • The exact chord voicings to use when playing this style.
  • The secret fingerings for the chords so you can play bass and chords with ease.
  • Two examples using classic chord progressions that will help you master the style.
  • Chord progression examples written in staff notation so that you can see the rhythm and the exact notes to use.
  • A concise and easy to understand book for any student with advanced beginner or above, ability.

The two chord examples are written with regular music staff notation (no tab) so you will need rudimentary skills at reading to work with this book. Chords are written with chord diagrams to aid in learning each chord.

Develop this style and blow people away with your accompaniment ability in no time.

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About Muse Eek

Muse-Eek Publishing Company is a publishing house with a broad focus on music education. Muse-Eek also publishes fine art and poetry books, and has its own record label, Muse-Eek Records. Our online presence, specializes in the publication of music workbooks, video courses and sound and video recordings that teach the foundation of good musicianship through groundbreaking and innovative methods along with traditional methods that have been taught for centuries. These historic methods date back through centuries of great musicians and educators. To see these interesting relationship please see Bruce Arnold's Music Education Genealogy Chart which tells you a lot about the where many of his educational ideas took root and some of the educational pillars that are evident throughout the books you find on this website. The Muse-Eek Records catalogue contains a diverse selection of music much of it by Bruce Arnold in collaboration with some of today's best players in classical, jazz, rock and avant-garde music. These are available in CD, DVD and mp3 formats. We believe in a working relationship with our music education customers; they are free to interact with the author after purchasing a book to help them through any material they don’t understand or which they need further clarification. We also have a member's area which contains a wealth of free information to help a student understand music at a deeper level and access additional files for our books. Many of our books offer cutting edge ideas regarding ear training, guitar technique, rhythm and time. These methods have a proven track record. Our main author Bruce Arnold has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in the world, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, The New School and NYU. Along with Mr. Arnold's publications on the website he has also written books and appeared in educational DVDs for MelBay and Truefire. Over the years Mr Arnold has used his experiences with his students to develop a program that can elevate a musician's ability to world class caliber. If you have questions about any of our books or recordings please send us an email. Along with general questions about either our record label or our publishing company we also welcome questions to help a student choose the proper materials to reach their goals. We have over 300 products to help you learn any style of music and to develop your musicianship to its peak. We also make recommendations for practice schedules for students who use our methods to get the most out of their study time. This, along with personal interaction with Bruce through email, nurtures the student's ability through a closely monitored situation, ensuring there is no wasted time or misunderstanding.