The purpose of this book is to provide the aspiring bass player with a wide variety of finger exercises for developing the techniques necessary to succeed in today's music scene. It can also play an important role in a bass player's daily practicing program. The 200 exercises are designed to help increase your speed, improve your dexterity, develop accuracy and promote finger independence. Recommended by world-acclaimed bass players, music schools and music magazines, this is the ultimate bass handbook. The added use of photos makes the lessons complete!...
THE FIRST TIME I TOUCHED A BASEBALL CARD, I FELT
A strange tingling sensation all over my body.
It was sort of like the feeling you get when you
touch your fingers lightly against a television screen
when the set is on. Static electricity jumps off the glass
and onto your skin, or something like that. I’ll never
I must have been four or five the first time this
happened, but ever since then I’ve felt that feeling
whenever I touched certain baseball cards. It’s kind
Five decades after reaching my own pinnacle of
success in sports, I still get a thrill watching other
athletes perform. I have competed with and against
some of the greatest athletes in the world, watched
others up close and from a distance, and read
about still others. I admire the accomplishments of
all of them, for I know something of what it takes to
achieve greatness in sports, and I especially admire
those who inspire others.
This revised edition of Great Athletes provides a
wonderful opportunity for young readers to learn
about the finest athletes of the modern era of