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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.

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