The Bass Player's Guide to Scales & Modes The Bass Player's Guide to Scales & Modes is a complete reference manual for bassists of all levels. These essential musical concepts are demonstrated in a highly practical manner which will enable the reader to master them all over the fretboard. The application of each scale or mode is demonstrated through a series of 'real world' bass grooves which highlight the individual nuances of each one. Over the course of 28 chapters, all of the most commonly used scales and modes are covered, including the major scales, the natural, harmonic and melodic minor scales, the pentatonics, diminished and whole tone scales, and the modes. Audio files for the exercises are included in the book, and are also available to download for FREE from the publisher's website.