In book 1 many, many of the aspects that are relevant for a jazz bassist are covered. Harmony, rhythm, posture, thumb position, soloing .... it goes on and on. Many photo's show desirable hand and arm positions. The exercises of Book 2 are all described here, their subject, their approach, examples and method are described clearly. A book that has a value for any jazz bassist that is active as a performer; on whatever level.
Volume 2 shows you hundreds of exercises dealing with specific challenges each time. All exercises show clear and logic fingerings and are worked out meticulously. Rhythm, cross rhythms over standard progressions, reading elements. A book that can keep you occupied for many, many years. All exercises are objective and try to deal with a certain aspect as explicitely as possible. A CD with all exercises in MIDI is included.