BEGINNER COURSE

BASS GUITAR LESSONS

It's never too late to play an instrument, and the bass is especially easy to pick up with just 4 strings to learn!

 

I will take you through everything you need to know about the bass, from how to set it up, make your first sounds, songs every bassist needs to know and even how to make the bass face - if you so desire.

With a foolproof systematic approach to learning the bass the right way, you will build solid fundamentals to take you on the path to musical greatness. This is your chance to avoid common beginner mistakes from the get-go!

ESSENTIALS YOU'LL STUDY:

  • Right playing posture and stretches to avoid injury

  • Proper fretting & plucking hand techniques

  • Warm-ups, finger strengthening and dexterity exercises

  • Reading fundamentals in music notation & bass tabs

  • Get to know the notes on the bass fretboard

  • Basic scales and arpeggios

  • Setting up an effective practice plan that works for you

    ... and more!

FUN SONGS YOU'LL LEARN:

The fastest way to learning the bass is to play along to songs you love, and why not build up a great repertoire of bread-and-butter songs every bassist should know while you're at it! Here's a sample list:

  • Seven Nation Army (White Stripes)

  • Feel Good Inc. Gorillaz

  • Come Together (The Beatles)

  • Get Lucky (Daft Punk)

  • All About That Bass (Meghan Trainor)

  • Dani California (RHCP)

  • Spiderwebs (No Doubt)

  • Pumped Up Kicks (Foster The People)

  • Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson / Bruno Mars)

  • Time Is Running Out (Muse)

  • Can't Stop (RHCP)

  • Sweet Child Of Mind (Guns & Roses)

  • Livin' on a Prayer (Bon Jovi)

  • Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie)

  • Are You Gonna Be My Girl (The Jet)

  • Killing In The Name Of (Rage Against The Machine)

  • I Love Rock 'n Roll (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go (The Clash)

  • Paranoid (Black Sabbath)

  • Smoke On The Water (Deep Purple)

  • Another One Bites The Dust (Queen)

  • Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)

  • The Joker (Steve Miller Band)

  • Don't Stop Believin' (Journey)

  • My Sharona (The Knacks)

  • Let's Groove (Earth, Wind & Fire)

  • Superstition (Stevie Wonder)

  • Celebration (Kool & The Gang)

  • Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson)

  • September (Earth Wind & Fire)

  • Green Onions (Booker T & The MG'S)

  • Hey Joe (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)

  • Chameleon (Herbie Hancock)

  • Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)

  • I Got You (I Feel Good)       (James Brown)

  • My Girl (The Temptations)

  • What's Going On (Marvin Gaye)

  • Stand By Me (Ben E King)

  • I'll Take You There (The Staple Singers)

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