Mr. Karr, Would You Teach Me How To Drive A Double Bass? by Michael Klinghoffer is a double bass instruction book meant for anyone interested in the art of double bass playing. It is based on the technique and teachings of world renowned double bass virtuoso, Maestro Gary Karr.
Many books have been written about Gary Karr’s methods and outlining his famous exercises, but this book by Michael Klinghoffer is a delightful and creative take on Gary Karr’s legacy. Using eye-catching drawings, comparisons, and metaphors, Klinghoffer has defined Karr’s methods in a way that is accessible to students, performers, and teachers alike. This book is a fabulous documentation of Gary Karr’s legacy through the eyes and hands of one special teacher. Klinghoffer periodically supplements the lessons in the book with informative videos on his YouTube feed.
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