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By Patrick Pfeiffer

Learn to play bass guitar fast and simply with this consultant and bonus interactive CD!
The bass guitar is used in virtually each style of music-rock, classical, jazz, steel, funk, and kingdom simply to identify a couple of. Bass Guitar routines For Dummies presents bassists a chance to dabble with these types of kinds and extra. despite your meant musical type, this hands-on consultant offers the guidelines and drills designed to assist excellent your taking part in ability.* contains a big choice of over three hundred workouts and technique-building perform possibilities adapted to bass guitar* From vintage blues bass rhythms to funk, rock, and reggae bass styles, avid gamers of all types enjoy the workouts and chords offered* exhibits you right hand and physique posture and fingering and hand positions* each one lesson concludes with a track piece that you should attempt* The audio CD comprises perform items that accompany the workouts and drills offered in every one part* is helping you construct your power, patience, and dexterity whilst enjoying bass
Whether you're a newbie bass participant or you're seeking to stretch your enjoying talents, Bass Guitar routines For Dummies is the publication for you!

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If you’re not, dangle a strap from your right hand and grasp it with the left (see Figure 2-4). Hold this position for about 20 seconds (don’t forget to breathe), and then repeat the exercise in reverse — left on top, right on bottom. indd 19 9/27/10 10:32 PM 20 Part I: Preparing to Practice Figure 2-4: Using a strap to join hands behind the back. Crossing the Strings with the Right Hand The right hand is responsible for striking the string — not only setting off the vibration that produces the sound, but articulating it, too.

Indd 14 3 5 6  b 3rd 5th b 7th 6 5  5   Root 3rd 5th b 7th 2 Chord Tones  6 5  5 2 5 3    2 3 5  2 4 5    2 4 5         5 Mode  b 5th b 7th 6 2 3 5    2 3 5     4 6 3 5 5    2 3 5    4 6 3 6  5  3 5 3    6    5 3 Dorian Mode  Mixolydian 3  5 3 3  4  Ionian 3  3 3 3  CØ C-7(b5) Cm7(b5) Root b 3rd  2  Aeolian  Chord Tones  Mode 3  Chord Tones 3          5 3 5 3 Root b 3rd 5th Root  4 5 Modes  3   3rd Chord Tones 6 3     3  Ionian  2     Root Mode 5 2 3 Chord Symbols  Root Chord Tones 3     3 CM7 CMaj Cmaj7   3  Chord Symbols    Mode  5 Locrian 3 3 9/27/10 9:14 PM Chapter 1: Reviewing Practice Fundamentals 15 Occasionally you encounter chord symbols that use numbers other than 7 — 6, 9, 11, or 13.

Believe it or not, despite the relatively slow tempo of the next exercise, it’s actually a great speed exercise, as you have to get your alternating finger ready to strike the next note immediately following the initial strike. Strike the E string with your right-hand index finger, and immediately stop the vibration of the string with your right-hand middle finger (see the following figure). Then strike the E string with your middle finger, and immediately silence it with your index finger. Repeat this on all strings, and make sure you keep an even space between each note.

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