Jazz Bass Transcriptions
Lucas Pickford presents a terrific collection of jazz bass solo transcriptions, including those by Jaco Pastorious, Ron Carter, Scott LaFaro, Marcus Miller, and more.
Top 5 Beginner Bass Guitars
Looking for a beginner bass that will provide you with an excellent instrument to learn on, without breaking the bank? Look no further... here are some specific recommendations for beginner bass guitars, from your About.com Guide to Guitar.
Should I Play Bass or Guitar?
Compare and contrast the two instruments to decide if bass or guitar is right for you. Learn about the physical, methodical, and stylistic differences of the bass and guitar.
What Do You Need to Play Bass Guitar?
Use this list of the bass guitar equipment you need to begin playing. Learn what gear is necessary to begin playing bass guitar and what accessories will come in handy.
How to Learn the Note Names on the Bass
Learn the basics of musical note names and how to figure out note names on bass. Get useful tips on how to quickly find the notes you want.
Right Hand Bass Technique
Find out about right hand bass technique. Learn the correct hand placement and finger plucking methods. Get exercises to improve your right hand bass technique.