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FastTrack Bass 1

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    Introduction (1:56)


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    Parts of the Bass (1:11)


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    The Amp (1:01)


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    Playing Positions (1:47)


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    Holding the Neck (0:25)


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    Tuning (2:33)


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    Playing Technique - Fingerstyle (1:50)


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    Playing Technique - Picking & Grinning (1:22)


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    Playing Fretted Notes (1:21)


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    Reading Rhythm Tab (1:48)


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    Reading Rhythm (2:38)


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    Open Strings (1:45)


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    Notes on the G String (1:52)


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    Notes on the D String (3:20)


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    Notes on the A String (1:51)


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    Dots & Ties (2:02)


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    Notes on the E String (2:02)


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    Eighth Notes, Pickups, Sharps & Flats (5:58)


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    Dotted Quarter Notes & 3/4 Time (1:54)


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    E Minor & F Major Scales (1:24)


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    Eighth Rests, Root Notes & Chord Symbols (2:56)


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    More Scales & the 5th (3:03)


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    More Sharps & Flats (1:03)


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    Play-Along Jam Songs (6:25)


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    Outro (1:34)


The Hal Leonard FastTrack Bass 1 series is an exciting, new way to quickly learn how to play that Bass you just bought, or have had for a while. It’s a fun, easy-to-follow approach, and best of all, it gets you playing Bass fast!

Skeptical of typical method books and videos? We think they’re kind of boring too. That’s why FastTrack is different than the rest. Before the end of this video series, you’ll be familiar with Several Great Bass Grooves, Scales, Rock Style, Blues Style, Syncopation, and much more.

Each FastTrack video series is filmed in high-definition and features on-screen music with tons of full-band examples. It’s like having a private lesson that you can pause, fast-forward, and rewind any time you want.

What’s better, the last section of all the FastTrack series (Bass, Keyboard, Drums) features the same three full-length songs, so you and your friends can form a band and jam together.

So sign up for the All-Access Web Pass or get the download, power up your gear, and let’s get you playing Bass… Watch “FastTrack Bass 1” today!


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    FastTrack Bass 1

    The Hal Leonard FastTrack® Bass 1 series is an exciting, new way to quickly learn how to play that Bass you just bought, or have had for a while. It’s a fun, easy-to-follow approach, and best of all, it gets you playing Bass fast!

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