Aug. 5, 2019
Chris Kosky is a former bassist for the Air Force Band and just came out with a book titled The Thumb Transition Zone. Designed for intermediate and advanced students, this book focuses on the middle area of the double bass fingerboard, providing exercises for playing more effortlessly and musically in this region of the bass.
You can pick up a copy of this new book at the International Society of Bassists Online Store. Enjoy!
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