Bass Grade 8

The Bass Grade 8 book will be indispensable as you tackle the complex performance and theoretical challenges of Grade 8, which also earns UCAS points towards a university application.

What you'll learn at Grade 8

  • Time signature changes, two-handed tapping, fast blues basslines
  • Whole Tone, Diminished, Natural Minor and Altered scales, Dominant 7♯5, Dominant 7♭5, Dominant 7♯9, Dominant 7♭9 Arpeggios and Dominant 7th, Major 7th and Minor 7th chords. Diminished arpeggio and Stylistic Study
  • Session work

Bass Grade 8 features:

  • 6 new arrangements of iconic rock, pop, and contemporary music tracks from classic and contemporary artists & 6 Rockschool Originals
  • The most diverse selection of contemporary music ever seen in a syllabus making the Grades accessible to everyone without precluding any musical tastes
  • Fact Files: band and artist background information with recommended listening
  • Walkthroughs: in-depth guidance on every track
  • Downloadable audio: easily access audio content online
  • All the essential music theory and technique you need to pass your exams


  • Weather Report - Palladium
  • Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al
  • David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes
  • Primus - Tommy The Cat
  • Chaka Khan - Move Me No Mountain
  • Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
  • 6 Rockschool Originals

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  • Product Code: BASS GR 8 (2018-2024)
  • Availability: In Stock
  • MYR125.00