How to Play Bass Guitar
Everything You Need to Know to Play the Bass GuitarBook - 1984
Illustrated with charts and diagrams throughout, this guide teaches the fundamentals of bass guitar--from understanding the fingerboard to reading musical notation and mastering simple and complex rhythms.
Learning to play the bass guitar is easy with the help of Laurence Canty's step-by-step instructions and clear advice-even if you've never played an instrument before.
You'll learn how to:
--read musical notation
--correctly position your hands
--understand the fingerboard
--tune with harmonics
--master simple and complex rhythms
--fit bass notes to the major, minor, and altered chords played by other instruments in a musical group and much more.
How to Play Bass Guitar is like having your own private tutor. Filled with helpful exercises and advice, it contains everything you need to know to start playing with confidence and authority.