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First Bass Suggestions

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by King James, Mar 17, 2006.

  1. King James

    King James

    Mar 16, 2006
    I've wanted to learn bass for awhile and now finally Have the time. I used to play trombone, but besides that don't have experience with any other instrument. I need a good beginners bass, but one that can still perform well. Also, do you suggest getting lessons or learning on your own? Also, just a fun question....what makes the bass better than acoustic?
  2. Split49


    Mar 2, 2006
    well it depends what you want to play...
    a great bass to start off w/ is a Barracuda made by fender
  3. King James

    King James

    Mar 16, 2006
    For a beginner is it better to start with a 4-string or 5-string?