The introductory method for the bass. The bass is one of the essential instruments in music. Playing the bass can be a lot of fun. Maybe you don't only want to play some songs in a band but start a career as a professional bassist? Whatever you do with the instrument, this book will teach you the fundamental knowledge to pursue your ambitions: the basic fundamentals, various playing techniques, finger exercises and much more.
In addition, I will show you rhythm exercises, scales and musical examples which will facilitate your start into music. The accompanying CD is your playing and practicing aid and will certainly increase your motivation. Always keep in mind: Enjoy playing!
Your Practicing Schedule
General Practicing Tips
Holding the Bass
In A Sitting Position
In A Standing Position
Tuning Your Bass
Tuning By Means of a Keyboard Instrument
Relative Tuning Method
Your Left Hand
Your Right Hand
Getting A Sound With Your Fingers
Getting A Sound With A Pick
Tablature and Fingering Diagrams
Measure And Notes
Rhythm Exercises 1
Rhythm Exercises 2
Rhythm Exercises 3
Binary and Ternary
Major and Minor
Playing in Positions
Care and Maintenance Of Your Bass
On The Author
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