Hey-o. I have been playing drums since I was 10. I decided it was time to expand my horizons and picked up a 5-string Johnson bass about a month ago. I am practicing for about 15 minutes each night, working on my fingering, practice a scale or two, and trying to learn some basic songs. Since my music focus is gospel, Amazing Grace was my first song. I am working on Hava Nagila next. This whole notes thing (A, B, C, etc) is new to me, so I don't quite have the ear to try and free play with songs on the radio, yet. This seemed like a pretty good forum, big and active, to use as a base of additional learning.