Introduction. Part I: Preparing to Practice. Chapter 1: Reviewing Practice Fundamentals. Chapter 2: Warming Up Your Right and Left Hands. Part II: Scales (Modes) and Chords. Chapter 3: Playing Scales (Modes). Chapter 4: Playing Mode Sequences. Chapter 5: Working with Arpeggios. Chapter 6: Combining Seventh Chords. Part III: Rhythm and the Groove. Chapter 7: Building the Groove Skeleton. Chapter 8: Accessing the Groove Apex. Chapter 9: Setting Up with the Groove Tail. Chapter 10: Combining Rhythms. Part IV: Turning Exercises into Music. Chapter 11: Feeling the Eighth-Note Groove. Chapter 12: Working the Sixteenth-Note Groove. Chapter 13: Trippin' on Triplets. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Essential Elements of a Great Practice Session. Chapter 15: Ten Famous Tunes That Incorporate the Exercises in This Book. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: How to Use the CD. Appendix B: Extended Range Basses and Practice Goals.
Patrick Pfeiffer has recorded with George Clinton, Phoebe Snow, Jimmy Norman (Coasters), Paul Griffin (Steely Dan), Bernard Purdie (Steely Dan), Carlos Alomar (David Bowie), and Mike Kissel's KMA All-Stars, to name a few.