5-String Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners: Teach Yourself How to Play Bass (Free Audio Available)

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Teach yourself how to play bass with our easy 5 string bass guitar lessons for beginners.

***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.***

"This book explores the potential that the added string gives you on a 5 string bass. It's also great for learning chord arpeggios and scales, which are essential for writing your own bass lines. This book is invaluable for anyone who has bought a 5 string bass. I love this book! This is my favorite bass book!" - Jim Patterson, Honolulu HI

Progressive 5 String Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great 5 string bass player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson 5 string bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the bass is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass from this book.

Teach yourself:
• How to play five string bass guitars
• How to play bass notes, bass arpeggios, bass grooves and beginner bass scales used in 5 string bass music
• All the fundamental techniques of 5 string bass playing
• Bass theory for learning how to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tabs for beginners
• How to tune a bass
• 5 string bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass
• Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions

Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today.

Features include:
• Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass lessons written by a professional bass teacher
• Complete with photos and diagrams
• Easy-to-read bass music for beginners and easy bass tabs for beginners with chords for accompaniment
• Bass chord pattern diagrams for all important bass chord arpeggios
• 68 bass exercises, bass scales and bass arpeggios

Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass, fast.
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About the author

LearnToPlayMusic.com's 5 string bass guitar lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
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Publisher
LearnToPlayMusic.com
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Published on
May 28, 2014
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Pages
131
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ISBN
9789825321620
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Adult & Continuing Education
Education / Elementary
Education / Secondary
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities
Juvenile Nonfiction / Music / Instruction & Study
Music / Genres & Styles / General
Music / Instruction & Study / Exercises
Music / Instruction & Study / General
Music / Instruction & Study / Techniques
Music / Instruction & Study / Theory
Music / Musical Instruments / Guitar
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