Re: want to buy a beginner bass

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Posted by Fred on March 27, 2002 at 17:11:52:

In Reply to: want to buy a beginner bass posted by Jason on March 25, 2002 at 15:26:05:

: Hi guys,

: I am planning to learn bass guitar on my own, but I don't know which bass should I buy, my budget is about $200 US, I am thinking about Yamaha or squier...It would be nice if I can get some advices of suggestion from you guys.

: And can you guys recommend some bass learning books to me? and do anyobdy know that if those bass learning software outthere really work??

: Thank you so much,

: Jason
Jason, I think a squire is a very good beginner Bass. If you are interested in any techniques, you should start with a simple book on scales. Here is a simple twelve bar blues scale that not only is good exercise, it kicks ass in any blues song. Start on the E string 5th fret then play the A string 4th fret, A string 7th,D string 4, 5, 4, A 7, 4, E 5. Get the basic pattern down and you can play this scale in any note. If you have any Questions E mail me!

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