On the educational front, Oxford University Press started publishing the "Double Bass Solo" series in 1980. These books are still going strong, with Double Bass Solo Book 1 now in it’s third edition (from 2019)
|Other publications include:|
|Double Bass Solo Book 2 - popular book of orchestral excerpts.|
|Double Bass Solo Techniques - This book was published in March 2008.|
|Double Bass Solo Plus - 20 graded melodies & 4 duets. (Bass & Piano Books)|
|Subterranean Solos - 9 Concert pieces for Bass and Piano.|
|Bass Clef Duets - 15 Duets in bass and tenor clefs.|
Since 1983, Keith has been the owner of the Joseph Panormo (1768-1837) Double Bass, which was featured in "The Strad" magazine of January 1999, and more recently in "The English Double Bass" book (2018). Click on the link above to read the instrument’s fascinating history dating back to c.1820.