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Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Broncrider32, Apr 6, 2003.

  1. Broncrider32


    Feb 21, 2003
    I've been playin a bass for about a year. I was wondering what some good instructional books are. I like playing rock and I can't read music only tab.:bassist:
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Get a book (or teacher) to learn standard notation. You'll thank me for the rest of your life. Honest.
  3. sobie18


    May 5, 2002
    Shaw AFB, SC
    Yes, learn to read. 'Nuff said.

    Now, everybody else, don't read...that way me, LMX, and Broncrider32 can get ALL of the gigs!!!
  4. sobie18


    May 5, 2002
    Shaw AFB, SC
    I'm sorry JMX; please forgive me...

    I meant JMX instead of Lmx.

    Damn 2-finger typing and I still make mistakes...better stick to bass...
  5. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Haha..at least you don't call Josh Walsh John Walsh all the time ;) I woudl hate me for that..can't stand that annoying guy on all those cop shows. :spit:

    I got a book called Basix Bass method that seams to be good for learning site reading notation. There are like 3 or 4 books in the series and they come with CD's.

    While your at at it, another good book is "Jazz Essentials" Its basic jazz theory for idiots, I like it :D.