Bass Guitar – July 2019

Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design (Screen Classics)


Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design (Screen Classics)
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Lick Library: Bass Legends – John Deacon

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Support Any Friend by Warren Bass

Support Any Friend: Kennedy’s Middle East and the Making of the U.S.-Israel Alliance by Warren Bass
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Overview: They were three of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century: David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s indomitable founding father; Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser, the charismatic Arab nationalist; and the young and dynamic John F. Kennedy. Now Warren Bass illuminates these three extraordinary men and their diplomatic struggles at the height of the Cold War, offering stunning new insights into the origins of today’s Middle East. The Kennedy period, Bass writes, was no "mere place-marker between Suez and the Six Day War, between the martial frostiness of Dwight Eisenhower and the Texas warmth of Lyndon Johnson." He shows how Kennedy sought greater influence in the Arab world, offering more foreign aid and a new diplomatic overture to Nasser, the Arab world’s leading radical. For a while, Kennedy and Nasser engaged in a rich personal correspondence. But the rapprochement was cut short by Nasser’s impulsive intervention in Yemen’s civil war, which led Kennedy to deploy fighter jets in Saudi Arabia as a warning to Egypt. Meanwhile, Kennedy made the first major U.S. arms sale to Israel, providing it with advanced Hawk anti-aircraft missiles–a crucial policy shift that marks the origins of America’s alliance with the Jewish state. But Kennedy also feared that Israel would get the bomb and demanded that Ben-Gurion open his secret nuclear reactor to U.S. inspectors, leading to a grave confrontation. Ultimately, Israel agreed to inspections–but continued its nuclear weapons program under the cover of intense secrecy. Drawing on meticulous research, Warren Bass paints a fresh, elegant portrait of the pivotal presidency that helped create the modern Middle East.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design by Jan-Christopher Horak

Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design by Jan-Christopher Horak
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Overview: Iconic graphic designer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Saul Bass (1920-1996) defined an innovative era in cinema. His title sequences for films such as Otto Preminger’s The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) and Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (1958) and North by Northwest (1959), and Billy Wilder’s The Seven Year Itch (1955) introduced the idea that opening credits could tell a story, setting the mood for the movie to follow. Bass’s stylistic influence can be seen in popular Hollywood franchises from the Pink Panther to James Bond, as well as in more contemporary works such as Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can (2002) and television’s Mad Men.

The first book to examine the life and work of this fascinating figure, Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design explores the designer’s revolutionary career and his lasting impact on the entertainment and advertising industries. Jan-Christopher Horak traces Bass from his humble beginnings as a self-taught artist to his professional peak, when auteur directors like Stanley Kubrick, Robert Aldrich, and Martin Scorsese sought him as a collaborator. He also discusses how Bass incorporated aesthetic concepts borrowed from modern art in his work, presenting them in a new way that made them easily recognizable to the public.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Bass Magazine – Issue 2 2019

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The Bass Handbook – The Complete Guide for Mastering the Bass Guitar by Adrian Ashton

The Bass Player Book

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The Ultimate Guide To The Perfect Bass Setup by Jerzy Drozd

The Ultimate Guide To The Perfect Bass Setup by Jerzy Drozd
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Overview:
Now that you can look at this book yourself, I won’t try to digest all the great information it has in it for you, but lets go over the contents.

Chapter 1. Preparing Your Instrument

Chapter 2. Adjusting the Instrument

Chapter 3. Instruments with a Double Truss-Rod

Lastly, a valuable Appendix with:

Standard Tuning Table!
Tuning Table for ERB Basses!
Cut-Out Templates for Curvature Adjustment!
Standard Formats A and B!
Cut-Out Templates for Curvature Adjustment!
ERB Formats A and B!
I will only share that there is a ton of very good information here and if you are self reliant in setting up your bass. it is perfect! I myself like knowing how, but I have an excellent shop that does this for me so maybe I will just try to impress them with my increased knowledge the next time I go in!
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Cp54044 – Progressive Bass

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Bass Guitar Songbook by Adrian Gavinson

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Gitarre & Bass – Februar 2019 [GER]

Gitarre & Bass – Februar 2019
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Overview: Gitarre & Bass im berichtet sowohl für Amateure als auch für Profis über die neusten Entwicklungen rund um das Spielen von Gitarre und Bass. Die Schwerpunkte von Gitarre & Bass liegen bei detaillierten Testberichten von Musikinstrumenten, Verstärkern und Zubehör und Interviews mit internationalen Musikern aus jedem Style. Dazu kommen Tales und Options zu aktuellen wie historischen Musikthemen. Abgerundet wird das Angebot von Gitarre & Bass durch Workshops kompetenter Autoren.
Style: Magazines & Newspapers

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Bass Guitar – October 2018 (.PDF)

Bass Guitar – October 2018
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Overview: Bass Guitar Magazine is the UK’s only title devoted to the bass in all its forms. Written and edited by a dedicated team of bass players, BGM features in-depth interviews, extensive gear reviews, transcriptions, great competitions and various columns covering everything from tuition to the latest news in the bass world.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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Bass Guitar – November 2018 (.PDF)

Bass Guitar – November 2018
Requirements: .PDF reader, 27 MB
Overview: ass Guitar Magazine is the UK’s only title devoted to the bass in all its forms. Written and edited by a dedicated team of bass players, BGM features in-depth interviews, extensive gear reviews, transcriptions, great competitions and various columns covering everything from tuition to the latest news in the bass world.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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