Welcome to the Talkingbass.net Beginner’s Course

This course is intended as a progressive, step-by-step introduction to the basic aspects of playing the bass guitar and should provide a solid foundation on which to build your playing skills.

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Lesson #1: Absolute Basics

Lesson #2: Getting Started With Fingerpicking

Lesson #3: Notes

Lesson #4: Introduction To Rhythm

Lesson #5: The Fretting Hand

Lesson #6: Two Finger Picking

Lesson #7: Using A Plectrum

Lesson #8: The Next Step

It is advised that you work through all lessons in order from #1 through #8 since each lesson builds on concepts covered in previous lessons. The course also includes a 19 page Lesson Workbook that can be downloaded using the button below:

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To start the course, use the Lesson Menu above or simply…

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