Synopses & Reviews
This CD serves as an accompanying resource for Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Bass and provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice.
When used alongside the book, beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about buying a bass guitar, tuning and holding it, fingering and picking styles and getting acquainted with standard musical notation and tablature. You will then move right along to playing different notes, scales, and bass lines, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and TAB. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, and Jazz. Near the end of the book you will be introduced to the concept of playing from chord sheets, which will assist you in coloring your and others' musical creations with your own unique, rockin' style. Upon completion of this method, you will be able to play from popular bass TAB folios and be ready to play in a band.
The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* TAB licks and bass lines
* Bass fingerboard chart
* Complete chord chart
* Photos showing hand positions and more
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred Music be your resource every step of the way.
Teach Yourself to Play Bass supplies you with everything you need to get started! It includes tips on buying and maintaining your instrument, teaches how to read TAB and standard music notation and includes instruction in a wide range of popular styles including rock, metal, blues, country, jazz and more! The CD includes accompaniments for songs and exercises. CD-ROM is for Windows/Macintosh.