1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Bass instruction for beginners

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Konan888, May 6, 2010.


  1. Hi,

    Can you recommend a book or site that offers good bass instruction for beginners. I need exercises, how to read music and general understanding of my bass.

    Cheers!!
     
  2. ArticulatedFeel

    ArticulatedFeel

    Dec 12, 2009
  3. AMp'D.2play

    AMp'D.2play Supporting Member

    Feb 12, 2010
    NJ
    StudyBass is good ... and free. It's how I started out.

    However, I found I progressed much faster once I switched my primary study over to the Hal Leonard Bass Method, Complete Edition, by Ed Friedland. It goes for less than 20 bucks (US) and includes 3 play-along CDs.

    Here's a recent thread on the book: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=652399

    Have you looked into lessons?
     
  4. fearceol

    fearceol

    Nov 14, 2006
    Ireland
    +1 for "Study Bass" and "Bass Guitar for Dummies" !

    I also highly recommend Carol Kaye's teaching material. There is lots of valuable information on her site also : www.carolkaye.com
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.