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Sight reading help

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Brian Reading, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. Brian Reading

    Brian Reading

    Nov 20, 2007
    I need to work on my sight reading. Back when I was in school band and played the trumpet, I had tons of opportunities to do this. This was mainly due to the fact that most of the time I was being graded on it.

    However, since I don't play bass in any great environment like that, I find it much more difficult to A)Find appropriate sheet music, and B)Find appropriate recordings of said sheet music to check my playing

    Any ideas?
  2. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    There are dedicated books for sight reading on bass guitar-I'm working on one now. Comes with CD and starts from the very beginning. Search Amazon.
  3. deckard


    Apr 4, 2003
    Check out Ron Velosky's "Sight Reading for Bass" - I have several sight reading books and his is the best/most useful, IMHO/YMMV.

    You can find it at BassBooks.com

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