Bass Beginnings: Your First Electric Bass
One-time course prepares learners for private lessons on electric bass, covering all the details about selecting a first bass, bass anatomy, tuning and setup, and essential gear to make their bass easier to learn and fun to play!
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This course will prepare learners for private lessons on electric bass, covering important details about selecting a first bass, bass anatomy, essential gear, setup and tuning, and the role of the bass in multiple styles of music. Topics covered: 1. What's the best first bass for me? 2. What are the parts of a bass and what do they do? 3. What does a "setup" mean, and do I need one? 4. How do I tune my bass? 5. What gear do I need, and how does it all work? 6. What is the role of bass in...
This class is taught in English.
Students will have sufficient knowledge to select their first electric bass, tune it, operate it safely, and use their bass alongside essential gear. Learners will also receive an understanding of the role of bass in music. With this knowledge students should be prepared either for the "Bass Beginnings: Your First Song On Electric Bass" class and/or "Electric Bass for the Beginning Musician" private lessons.
Learners will want to pick up their first bass if they haven't already. They will also want to practice tuning their bass and setting up their gear. Then sign up for "Your First Song on Electric Bass" and/or "Electric Bass for the Beginning Musician" private lessons!
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1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Chris GullenElectric Bass Instructor and Music Nerd
MY COURSES I offer courses in electric bass technique, performance, and musicianship. My approach to electric bass and to music theory is ideal for younger learners and those for whom electric bass is their first instrument. New sections just...