Chad Johnson's All About Bass: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Bass PDF

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By Chad Johnson

ISBN-10: 1423408179

ISBN-13: 9781423408178

Have you ever struggled via tedious classes and dull guide books on your wish to discover ways to play the bass guitar? if you want there has been a enjoyable and interesting solution to inspire you on your bass taking part in quest, then this is often it: All approximately Bass is for you. no matter if it is studying to learn song, enjoying by means of ear, improvising, or all the above, this relaxing consultant may help you to ultimately begin enjoying your favourite songs in lots of varied kinds. Plus, research attention-grabbing tid-bits on bass makes & versions, care and upkeep, different fretted tools, and different enjoyable stuff concerning the bass. This fun-filled, easy-to-use consultant comprises: * An creation to bass * step by step song analyzing guideline * the right way to play through ear and improvise * heritage on a variety of sorts of track, together with dozens of favourite songs * acting counsel * CD comprises over ninety tracks for demo and play-along. Over forty well known songs, together with: All Shook Up * one other One Bites the dirt * Born less than a foul signal * Brick apartment * Come jointly * wake up (I consider like Being) a intercourse laptop * the lady from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) * I acquired You (I consider solid) * within the dead night Hour * Message in a Bottle * Paperback author * delight and pleasure * candy Emotion * you cannot Hurry Love * and lots of extra.

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For example, if the time signature is 4/4 and you have four quarter notes in a measure, write the numbers “1, 2, 3, 4” under the notes. Then play the piece slowly (even if it is a fast piece), saying the beats out loud as you play. Count: 1 2 1 2 1 2 Count: 1 2 1 2 1 2 Count: 1 2 1 2 1 2 Count: • In the 2/4 time signature, each measure has 2 beats and each quarter note ( ) receives one beat. Traditionally, the first beat in each measure is emphasized. This time signature produces lively music and is often used in polkas and marches.

An interval of an eighth is also called an octave. CHAPTER 2: The Tip I cannot reach an interval of an eighth. What should I do? If you have small hands or cannot stretch your thumb and pinky finger to reach an interval of an eighth, you can compensate by playing the low note first and then quickly shifting to play the high note. This will not sound like a true double note, but it will be close. Basics of Reading Music Are there different types of intervals? Yes. There are two different types of intervals— harmonic and melodic.

These units of time are called bars or measures. Count: 1 2 3 4 1 Measure • Written music is divided into sections of equal duration, called measures or bars. Each measure or bar is separated by a single vertical line called a barline ( ). • In each measure, all the note values add up to the same number of beats. Most commonly, each measure has a total of 4 beats. 50 On the staff, each measure is separated by a single vertical line. A double barline with two thin lines marks the end of a section, such as a verse or chorus, and the introduction of a new musical theme or idea.

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