Guitar Center


The Guitar Center Lessons curriculum is a world-class proprietary instruction program that is exclusively available from Guitar Center. These books are recommended for all Guitar Center in-store and online lesson programs. All Guitar Center Lesson books include online audio tracks.

The Guitar Center Lessons Bass Guitar Book 1 (book with online audio) covers easy-to-follow bass guitar notation and tablature. There are a tremendous amount of great songs and techniques that are taught throughout the book. Audio demos are included.

Lessons include:
• Parts of the Bass
• How to Hold the Bass
• Fingerstyle & Pick Technique
• Fret-Hand Technique
• Tempo & Time Signatures
• Understanding Notes & Rests
• Syncopation
• Slides & Slurs
• Hammer-ons & Pull-offs
• Sixteenth Notes
• Triplets
• Shuffle Rhythms
• Major & Minor Scales
• Major & Minor Triads
• Creating Bass Lines
• Double Stops
• Slap Bass
• Variety of Music Styles
• Much more

Book includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, pan left or right – exclusively available from Hal Leonard.