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Take The Right Path, Right From The Start

Beginner Bass Guitar is the Perfect Starter Course

8 Step-By-Step Lessons that will have you playing in minutes

“Am I holding this right? Where do I put my thumb? How do I attach this strap? Where do I plug in?”

“These are just a few of the basic questions beginners think about but are often afraid to ask. There are so many basic hurdles we all have to face when starting out and it can sometimes be an almost embarrassing situation!”

“In this simple step-by-step program I’ll have you playing the bass almost immediately while effortlessly addressing all of those common problems.”

“No more worries about how to hold this, how to fret that or how to use the fingers on this or that hand. Just a simple, clear path to the result we all want – Playing Bass!”

Mark J Smith (Creator of Talkingbass)

Don’t Take My Word For It….

Beginner Bass Guitar gave me the confidence to start learning songs and within a few of months i was confident enough to be playing at open jam sessions

Nick Poulson – UK

Mark’s approach to teaching is a good fit with what I am looking for. The lessons are extremely clear and concise and the course is informative and helpful

Iris – Ireland

Excellent Teaching! Beginner Bass Guitar is totally complete, easy to follow and thoroughly enjoyable. I’m looking forward to the Slap Course!

Samuel Fuentes – USA

Beginner Bass Guitar was pitched just right, Mark assumed nothing but got straight into the basics and before I knew it I was playing Bass

Duncan Winsbury – UK

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Bonus Extra

Access To The Talkingbass Facebook Study Group

Hundreds Of Other Like-Minded Talkingbass Students Sharing That Same Journey

Access the collective knowledge and experience of a thriving bass community

Form valuable friendships and network with other bass learners

Exclusive Weekly Live Streams. Ask Mark a question on any course topic and receive personal course support

Share success stories and post your personal practice routines

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Beginner Bass Guitar course?

Beginner Bass Guitar is a progressive, eight lesson, step-by-step guide to getting starting on the bass guitar.

What level of player is the course aimed at?

The Beginner’s Course is aimed at absolute beginners and players who have only been playing a while but possibly need a little more guidance in the foundational aspects of the instrument.

What Will I Learn?

You will learn all the basic skills required to get started on the road to becoming a well-rounded bass player. You’ll learn how to hold the bass, tune the bass, learn the notes on the fretboard, fingerpicking techniques, plectrum technique and you’ll also receive important tips on what and how to practice as you develop your skills.

How Long Are The Lessons? 

The lesson length’s vary but the complete course is two and a half hours long spread over eight lessons.

How is the course presented? Do I Download Anything? 

The course is hosted on the Talkingbass website so there are no video files to download. There are two downloads within the course:

The Beginner’s Course Workbook: 19 page lesson-by-lesson work through of all the course material

Tuning Reference Tones: These are the tones used in the course as a reference when tuning the bass

Can I see a Sample Lesson from the course?

Of course you can. Here’s the first lesson:

How Do I Purchase The Course?

Simply click on the Enroll Now button below. From that page you will be able to pay for the course via Paypal or Debit/Credit card.

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