The Inner Game of Music – Barry Green with Timothy Gallwey
The Mastery of Music: Ten Pathways to True Artistry– Barry Green
No More Secondhand Art– Peter London
Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art – Stephen Nachmanovitch
Simple Zen: A Guide to Living Moment by Moment (Simple Series) by C. Alexander Simpkins, Ph.D. & Annellen Simpkins, Ph.D.
Methods, Etudes, & Excerpts
All Zimmerman excerpt books
‘The Real Get a Job Book’ excerpt book by Roger S. Funk & Lloyd J. Goldstein
Simandl Book I
Thomas Gale’s series of books
The Essentials of Sevcik Opus 2 School of Bowing Technique transcribed by Neil Tarlton
Scale Studies by Oswald Schwabe – An intermediate level book with bowing variations, and traditional fingering suggestions.
Any etude books by Slama, Storch, Storch-Hrabe
Fundamental Bass Information
A Contemporary Concept of Bowing Technique for the Double Bass by Frederick Zimmerman
Art of Double Bass Playing (Art of) by Warren Benfield & James Seay Dean, Jr.
“An Introduction to Double Bass Playing” by Peter Tambroni
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity – David Allen