How to Play Bass Guitar

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Bass Guitar

Laurence Canty

St. Martin's Griffin

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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.

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Laurence Canty

Laurence Canty is an experienced professional musician who has played and taught bass guitar for many years. He lives in England.

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How to Play Bass Guitar
Everything You Need to Know to Play the Bass Guitar
Laurence Canty

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
July 2002
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312300487
ISBN10: 0312300484
7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 104 pages, Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout
$16.99
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