Progressive 5 String Bass
Bk & CD Stephen Richter
This book introduces the beginner to the basics of playing 5 string Bass guitar.
No previous knowledge of bass guitar playing or music is required. All music theory
is gradually introduced in a very easy and clear way using over 70 examples. You do
not need to read music to use this book, both music and tablature notation are used
to show the position of the notes on the fretboard. The emphasis of this book is to
get the student to play interesting music on the bass, and even the early exercises
It is recommended that you use the CD that is available for this book.
It contains all the examples within, and you will learn faster when you are able to
hear what the example sounds like and play along with the backing. As the bass player
is part of the rhythm section, it is essential to play together as often and as soon
as possible with other instruments, especially drums. Chord symbols are placed above
some examples so that a guitarist can play along with the bass guitar.