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Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by hgiles, Jan 8, 2013.
I just picked up the bass in November so go easy on me.
Doing great keep it up.
November 2012? Please tell me you first played guitar.
Ah, no. I know music though. I play saxophone and piano already.
First thing I learned on bass was all the shapes to all the different chord qualities. Then I just play the shape over the bass note. Obviously, I have brain fade and technique problems I need to sort out.
It all goes so much better in my practice room in front of my cat, I promise. ;-)
Dude after two months I still couldn't hold the thing the right way up lol!
Doing great and kudos for starting on a six, that must take some serious balls.
Thanks Nashrakh! When I started I just saw the extra strings as "more of the same". Kinda like comparing a 6 octave keyboard to a 7.5 octave keyboard... Yeah I know, I was ignorant at the time, and now realize there is much more required in the way of muting and keeping things quiet. But whatever, I am stuck with it (6 strings) so I will forge ahead.
I think I will two-trackd over a pop cover next, then I can't blame my mistakes on the LIVE band! Ha!
Just kidding, that is great man! Apparently you have a good practice routine.