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Watch & Learn Upright Bass Primer Deluxe Edition Book for Beginners

Watch & Learn Upright Bass Primer Deluxe Edition Book for Beginners

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The Upright Bass Primer Deluxe Edition by Andy Howald is an instructional book that focuses on the beginning player and emphasizes proper playing technique. This course will guide the student through learning parts of the bass, proper playing position, tuning the bass, right and left hand technique, marking the positions, how to read tablature, playing notes, how to play with other instruments, and will also teach several songs. The book focuses on playing in a folk or bluegrass style and will teach the beginner how to play several bluegrass standards.

Contents

  • Parts of the Bass
  • Playing Condition
  • Holding the Bass
  • Right Hand Position
  • Tuning
  • Left Hand Technique
  • Finger Placement
  • Fingering Positions
  • Marking Positions
  • Tablature
  • Playing Notes
  • Chords
  • Muting
  • Playing Songs
  • Practice Tips

Songs

  • Tom Dooley
  • 3 Chord Song
  • Going Down That Road
  • Soldier’s Joy
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Sitting On Top of the World
  • He’s Got the Whole World
  • Dark Hollow
  • Going Down that Road Version 2
  • Bass Walks
  • Pretty Polly
  • Reuben’s Train
  • John Hardy
  • Cryin Holy
  • Little Maggie
  • Pallet on Your Floor
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • Way Downtown