In this tutorial, we are introduced to bassist Chris Kringel and start the lesson with the basics of the bass guitar.
Next, we continue with the basics of the bass.
Here we look at some of the fundamentals of reading music.
Chris shows us three notes on the first string of the bass.
We learn our next three notes by playing on the second string.
Next, we focus on the third string of the bass and learn three more notes.
Now we go over the fourth and lowest string of the bass, the E string.
In this tutorial, we learn about playing notes in the first position.
Here we go over notes found at the fifth fret of the bass guitar.
Now we learn about major scales.
Next we focus on minor scales and how they are built.
In this final video, Chris plays through several common styles of music.
This Hal Leonard video series is a great introduction to the bass guitar. Simply follow along with the songs in the downloadable PDF booklet as you watch the teacher in the video tutorials!
This complete guide to the basics of Bass guitar covers songs, riffs and scales, all musical styles and playing tips and techniques, with all of its examples in standard notation and tablature.
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