Everything you need to know to start playing bass guitar in one convenient lesson plan.
Learn the essential techniques needed to play all genres of music with the help of this book/CD combo from Hal Leonard and the House of Blues. You start by learning how to hold the bass and proper hand position for comfortable playing. Then you work on rhythm, timing, basic bass lines and how to play along with a drummer. Learn 5ths and octaves and how to apply them in a song. Work on playing techniques such as slap, pop and using a pick are covered in depth.
In addition, you'll learn how to perfect walking bass lines, sixteenth notes, syncopated bass lines, intervals and drop D tuning. From theory to complete songs, this program has it all. It also comes with 191 professionally recorded backing tracks on a MP3 CD for you to play along with. Play them in your home, car or load them onto your MP3 player. You also get lifetime membership to the Rock House Method lesson support system on the web with your purchase.