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Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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Teach yourself how to play bass with our easy bass lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free bass videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** "I love this book! It taught me everything I needed to know about playing bass." - Harry Smith, Watertown MA Progressive Beginner Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great bass player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses including electric bass and acoustic bass. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the bass guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass guitar from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play beginner bass notes and beginner bass scales used in popular bass lines and bass licks • All the fundamental techniques of bass playing including how to play bass with a pick or fingers and how to play using alternate picking, slides and hammer-ons • How to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tab for beginners • Bass theory for reading key signatures, time signatures, intervals, sharps and flats, ties, rests, triplets and syncopation • How to tune bass • Bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass guitar • Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass guitar lessons written by a professional bass teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read bass music for beginners, accompanying guitar chords and easy bass tabs for beginners • 61 bass exercises, bass riffs, bass arpeggios and popular easy bass songs for beginners in classic rock styles • Diagrams showing all notes on the bass guitar fretboard Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass guitar, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's bass lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Rock Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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Teach yourself how to play bass guitar with our easy rock bass guitar lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free bass videos and audio for all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** "I use this book for my bass students. It's a great primer for anyone who wants to play rock bass in a band! Super easy to follow and well written!" - John D, Arkansas Progressive Beginner Rock Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great rock bass guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson rock bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of electric bass guitar. Basic knowledge of how to read music and playing bass is recommended but not required to teach yourself to learn to play bass guitar from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play electric bass guitar • How to play bass guitar notes and bass guitar scales • All the fundamental techniques of rock bass playing including playing with a pick, fingers and slap bass technique • Practical bass guitar theory for learning how to read bass guitar music for beginners and how to read bass guitar tabs for beginners • Bass guitar tips and bass guitar tricks that every player should know when learning bass guitar including a system for playing all over the fretboard and creating bass lines from any type of scale or arpeggio. • Shortcuts for how to learn bass guitar fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass guitar today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy bass lessons written by a professional rock bass teacher • Easy-to-read rock bass guitar music and easy rock bass guitar tabs for beginners. • Full color photos and diagrams • 89 rock bass guitar exercises, rock bass lines and rock bass riffs in rock bass, blues bass and funk bass styles Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass guitar, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's rock bass guitar lessons for beginners are used by students and bass guitar teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass guitar lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Slap Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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Teach yourself how to play bass with our easy slap bass guitar lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free bass guitar videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** "It approaches the matter of slapping in 10 easy lessons, but the lessons progress in complexity [...] The examples are clear and very useful. Some are more difficult than others but all sound so funky! I really recommend it to anyone interested in learning this technique." - A. Grice, UK [Amazon UK] Progressive Beginner Slap Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great slap bass guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson slap bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses including precision bass and jazz bass. Basic knowledge of how to read music and playing the bass guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play slap bass lines, scales, arpeggios and fingering patterns used by the world’s best bass players • How to play slap bass patterns for beginners and slap rhythm bass rhythms • All the fundamental techniques of slap bass playing including thumb slapping, popping, left hand hammers, slides, bends, ghost notes and double stops • Bass theory for learning how to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tabs for beginners, including time signatures, rests, note values and scale patterns • How to be creative and formulate your own world-class slap bass lines • Which scales, arpeggios and fingerings to use to get the best slapping bass sounds • How to tune a bass • Slap bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass guitar • Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass guitar lessons written by a professional slap bass teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read slap bass music for beginners and easy slap bass tabs for beginners with chords for accompaniment • 109 slap bass exercises using funk chord progressions, slap bass riffs, slap bass licks, slap bass solos and popular easy slap bass music for beginners in heavy rock, pop rock, funk, blues and R&B styles Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's slap bass lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Bass Guitar For Dummies

Author : Patrick Pfeiffer
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Shake the earth with deep, sonorous vibrations. Be the force that relentlessly drives the music. Rumble like the ominous thunder of an approaching storm. For you, it's not enough just to be heard; you need to be felt, too. You need to play bass guitar. Imagine your favorite music without bass. It doesn't work, does it? The bass is the heartbeat of the music, the foundation of the groove, and the glue that holds together all the different instruments. You can feel the vibrations of the low notes – sometimes subtle and caressing, sometimes literally earthshaking – as they propel the song. The bass is the heart. So leave center stage to the other musicians – you have more important work to do. The limelight may be cool, but bassists rule! You can find everything you need to dominate the bass in Bass Guitar For Dummies – whether you're a beginner picking up a bass for the first time or an experienced player looking for way to improve. And you won't drown in complicated music theory, either; this easy-to-understand reference gives you just enough music theory to get you on your way. Bass Guitar For Dummies includes the following topics and more: Exploring the anatomy of a bass guitar Getting started: Holding your bass, positioning your hands, and striking notes Reading bass notation and understanding chords, scales, and octaves Creating a groove and playing solos and fills Examining different bass-playing styles, from rock and funk to blues and reggae Caring for your bass: Cleaning, changing strings, and so on Buying your own bass and accessories Top Ten lists on bassists you should know about Bass Guitar For Dummies also comes with a CD that includes audio clips of all the examples in the book. So put away the air bass guitar and get yourself the real thing. With the help of Bass Guitar For Dummies, you'll be groovin' in your own band in no time! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

5 String Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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Teach yourself how to play bass with our easy 5 string bass guitar lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.*** "This book explores the potential that the added string gives you on a 5 string bass. It's also great for learning chord arpeggios and scales, which are essential for writing your own bass lines. This book is invaluable for anyone who has bought a 5 string bass. I love this book! This is my favorite bass book!" - Jim Patterson, Honolulu HI Progressive 5 String Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great 5 string bass player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson 5 string bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the bass is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play five string bass guitars • How to play bass notes, bass arpeggios, bass grooves and beginner bass scales used in 5 string bass music • All the fundamental techniques of 5 string bass playing • Bass theory for learning how to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tabs for beginners • How to tune a bass • 5 string bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass • Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass lessons written by a professional bass teacher • Complete with photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read bass music for beginners and easy bass tabs for beginners with chords for accompaniment • Bass chord pattern diagrams for all important bass chord arpeggios • 68 bass exercises, bass scales and bass arpeggios Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's 5 string bass guitar lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Jazz Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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Teach yourself how to play bass guitar with our easy jazz bass lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.*** "I think it is excellent. [...] it presents Bass theory in a method that I subscribe to [...] a very useful way to look at bass lines and solos." - ZedsDead [Harmony Central] Progressive Jazz Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great jazz bass player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson jazz bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses including precision bass and jazz bass. Basic knowledge of how to read music and playing the bass is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play intervals, chord arpeggios and extensions, inversions, turnarounds, jazz and jazz blues progressions, scales and runs • All the fundamental techniques of jazz bass playing • Bass theory for learning how to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tabs for beginners • Jazz bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass • Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass lessons written by a professional jazz bass teacher • Full color diagrams • Easy-to-read jazz bass music for beginners and jazz bass tabs for beginners with jazz chord symbols for accompaniment • 73 jazz bass exercises, jazz bass progressions, jazz bass solos and popular easy jazz bass music for beginners Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's jazz bass lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Bass for Beginners An Easy Beginning Method Book Enhanced CD

Author : Sharon Ray
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Well-paced with lots of photos, diagrams and music in TAB, this book makes it easy to go from buying your first bass to mastering fundamental techniques. 48 pages.

Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies

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Get ready to master the bass guitar faster than you can say “amplifier.” A staple of almost every genre of music out there, the bass guitar is a fundamental (and fun!) instrument that can now be easily learned by musicians of any experience level with Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies. Complete with a bonus downloadable content, this book gives bassists a variety of tips and drills to help you strike a chord with any performance (even if it’s only for an audience of one). This book is an easy how-to that every bass player can appreciate. Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies: Features a wide variety of 300+ exercises and technique-building practice opportunities tailored to bass guitar Offers exercises and chords for a variety of genres including funk, rock, blues, and reggae bass patterns Shows you proper hand and body posture as well as fingering and hand positions Concludes each lesson with a music piece for you to try Comes with an audio CD that includes practice pieces to accompany the exercises and drills presented in each section Helps you build your strength, endurance, and dexterity when playing bass Whether you're a beginner bass player or you're looking to give John Paul Jones a run for his money, Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies is the book for you! Pick up your copy today. P.S. If you think this book seems familiar, you're probably right. The Dummies team updated the cover and design to give the book a fresh feel, but the content is the same as the previous release of Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies (9780470647226). The book you see here shouldn't be considered a new or updated product. But if you're in the mood to learn something new, check out some of our other books. We're always writing about new topics!

Learn To Play Bass Guitar

Author : Phil Capone
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Learn to play bass guitar the easy way, following simple illustrated lessons from all styles of music. Lessons start with the basics - how to hold the bass, how to tune and start playing - and take the student to a playing level with sufficient skills to join a band. Each lesson is written in the standard TAB format with easy-to-read rhythm notations, and step by step pictures of the correct finger positions. Also includes a library of scales.

How to Play Bass Guitar in 14 Days

Author : Michael Mueller
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How to Play Bass Guitar in 14 Days: Daily Lessons for Beginners - with free audio downloads or streaming - is presented in an easy-to-follow format to help you learn to play bass quickly. If you're looking for the best bass guitar book for beginners, look no further! Seasoned author and editor Michael Mueller has written an easy-to-follow beginning bass book methodically designed to teach you all the essential rhythms, scales, and techniques you'll need to start playing your favorite songs! Teach yourself to play bass guitar with this jam-packed book with tons of fundamental bass skills and exercises. You'll learn: Fingerstyle Technique Real-World Bass Lines Fundamental Rhythms: Basic to Advanced Major, Minor & Pentatonic Scales Plus! Hamonics Muting Technique Legato Technique Rake Technique The Blues Scales The Shuffle Rhythm Slap-and-Pop Technique Play-along tracks for this bass instruction book included! This is the perfect first lesson for beginner bass players. Also great for teaching a beginner how to play the bass! All music examples are presented in easy-to-follow tab. So, as new bass concepts are introduced, you'll be able to quickly apply them to your bass. This bass book is from the top-ranked series Play Guitar in 14 Days from Troy Nelson Music. About Michael Mueller: Over the past 20 years, Michael Mueller has authored over 20 instructional guitar books, with over 375,000 units sold. Titles include the Hal Leonard Rock Guitar Method, Acoustic Guitar Tab Method, and Scale-Chord Relationships. He has also edited countless others, including the top-selling Guitar Aerobics (Troy Nelson) and Ukulele Aerobics (Chad Johnson) titles. Additionally, he has served as the Editor at top guitar magazines Guitar One and Guitar Edge, and he's contributed to Guitar World, Jazz Times, and Sirius XM, among others. Note: To ensure that you receive a quality product and customer service, be sure to buy directly from Amazon rather than from a marketplace seller. FREE access to audio demos - download or streaming - for each music example! Free shipping with Amazon Prime.